Katy Perry’s Controversial Blackface Shoes To Be Pulled From Retailers
12 February, 2019, 16:11
A line of shoes designed by singer Katy Perry has been pulled from store shelves because critics said they resembled someone wearing blackface.
Retailers have pulled shoes from singer Katy Perry's namesake brand after they came under fire for resembling blackface.
Katy Perry's shoe label has pulled two designs after facing a backlash. See the shoes below. They are available on her website and through retailers around the world including Dillard's and Walmart in the United States.
While the styles are part of a larger collection and were never meant to be offensive, they are now being pulled "in order to be respectful and sensitive", a source told TMZ.
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