Hollywood's #Blackface Hypocrisy

" #TomHanks came under fire in 2012 when video surfaced of a 2004 school fundraiser featuring Hanks and another man wearing blackface and stereotypical African clothing."

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"The "Cheers" star appeared at a N.Y. Friars Club Roast in 1993 wearing blackface makeup to perform an offensive N-word-filled comedy routine."
#JimmyKimmelLive #BlackFace

Jimmy Kimmel mocks Karl Malone, a black NBA player.

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" #SarahSilverman took part in one of the most racist blackfaces ever. Silverman and another actor in the episode challenged each other to see whether it was more difficult to go out as either a black or Jewish-looking person."

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#ColtonHaynes #BlackFace

"The "American Horror Story" actor wore blackface to dress up as Kanye West in 2011. The following year, he darkened his skin again for a Gandhi costume."

"#KimKardashian West was accused of blackface when 2017 promotional images for KKW Beauty revealed that her skin had been darkened."

"Back in 2015, #KylieJenner posted multiple photos from a shoot where her face was covered in metallic makeup and she posed under a black light. Because of the darkened effect, many people accused the then teen of wearing blackface."
#BlackFace #LuanndeLesseps

"The "Real Housewives of New York City" star dressed as Diana Ross for Halloween last year, donning both blackface and an oversized black Afro wig."

"#FredArmisen has been repeatedly criticized for his portrayal of Barack Obama on "Saturday Night Live."

"#GigiHadid came under fire for her darkened skin tone on the cover of Vogue Italia."
#BlackFace #BillyCrystal

"During the 2012 Oscars, which Billy Crystal hosted. In one part, he wears blackface portraying Sammy Davis Jr. This was not Crystal’s first time in blackface."

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#BlackFace #CyndiLauper

"It’s hard to figure out exactly why it was necessary for her to don blackface in this video."

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#BlackFace #RobertDowneyJr

"When Robert Downey Jr. put on dark make-up for film comedy “Tropic Thunder,” the actor ventured into the racially charged territory of blackface, an old showbiz convention that is no laughing matter."
#BlackFace #JohnSlattery

" (Scene) At a garden party amongst groups of white people, while singing "My Old Kentucky Home" to his youthful bride."

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#BlackFace #DanAykroyd

"1983 comedy film "Trading Places" featuring Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy and Jamie Lee Curtis."

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