Katy Perry shoes removed from stores over blackface design

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The pop star’s designs are the latest to be accused of using racist caricatures, following backlash against Gucci, Prada and Moncler Katy Perry Collections, the fashion line by the pop star, has removed footwear after they were accused of using blackface. The sandals and loafers, designed with a face featuring prominent red lips, are no longer on sale at retailers including Walmart. A spokesperson for the company told TMZ : “In order to be respectful and sensitive the team is in the process of pulling the shoes.” Continue reading... …

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