Again, many people find the new beauty look controversial on Bhad Bhabie. This time, a photoshoot of the rapper had noticeably tanner skin and straight, sleek black hair, which she revealed on April 6 in a series of videos shared with her followers on Instagram.
For many viewers, the beauty makeover turned on quite drastic a transformation. “How is this not blackface?” one fan asked in the comments section, while another person wrote, “Umm I think that foundation is a little bit too dark on your face.”
Bhad Bhabie has joined the list of celebrities who have tried the same looks and hairstyles of beauty that marginalized people in the past.
The criticism continued in the comment section “She needs to quit culturally appropriating. It’s rough. I’m not the only one with this opinion,”a user wrote. “When did she become a whole other race”, another user popped up a question.
Bhad Bhabie didn’t take long to react to the backlash, particularly after seeing its name trend on Twitter. “Millions of people sick , thousands dying every day and y’all worried about me getting makeup done for a photoshoot? I’m usually the wild one but y’all need to chill and focus on what’s important right now,” the teen wrote regarding her Instagram post, referring to the pandemic of coronavirus.