Alyssa Milano Slams Blackface Accusations, Says She Was Portraying Snooki


Alyssa Milano Slams Blackface Accusations Claims She Being Snooki
‘Snooki’ and Alyssa Milano. YouTube; Shutterstock

Sharing her reality. Alyssa Milano is talking out after being accused of donning blackface in a resurfaced video.

The previous Insatiable actress, 47, got here underneath hearth after an previous parody video confirmed her with a darker complexion. In response to the outcry, Milano took to Twitter to make clear that she was pretending to be Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi from the Jersey Shore.

“Hey, a–holes. The beneath image is me parodying Jersey Shore and Snookie’s [sic] tan,” she tweeted on Tuesday, June 30. “Snookie’s [sic] tan (she is a sweetheart by the way in which) is worthy of parodying as is [President Donald] Trump’s ‘tan.’ So go f–okay yourselves along with your smear marketing campaign.”

Alyssa Milano Slams Blackface Accusations Claims She Being Snooki
Courtesy Alyssa Milano/Twitter

The Charmed alum included a hyperlink to a 1-minute clip from a 2013 Humorous or Die video, throughout which Milano was reworked into the 32-year-old actuality star. Her pores and skin is darkened earlier than she takes half in a photograph shoot. The ultimate picture is Photoshopped to get Polizzi’s look good.

Polizzi was born in Santiago, Chile, however was adopted and raised by Italian-American dad and mom. On MTV’s Jersey Shore, she grew to become identified for her obsession with tanning, her party-girl methods and her signature hair poof.

The Snooki Store designer spoke to Attract in March 2010 about how she received into utilizing self-tanners. “I simply heard about Sunlove not too way back after which I attempted it out. It doesn’t depart your face greasy, and there’s no unhealthy odor to it like different spray tans,” she defined on the time. “I by no means used spray tanners till this one as a result of I normally simply went tanning.”

Polizzi added that she had considerations about “friggin’ most cancers” related to tanning beds and mendacity out within the solar.

Alyssa Milano Slams Blackface Accusations Claims She Being Snooki
‘Snooki’ and Alyssa Milano. Mtv/Kobal/Shutterstock; YouTube

Although Milano didn’t don blackface, a number of stars have been accused of the racist motion in current weeks. Jimmy Fallon issued an apology in Might for the “horrible resolution” he made to put on blackface to impersonate Chris Rock on Saturday Evening Dwell in 2000. The 45-year-old comic mentioned he made an “unquestionably offensive” selection and shared his gratitude to followers for “holding me accountable.”

Jimmy Kimmel expressed his remorse over his personal “inconsiderate” blackface skits and impersonations, together with his frequent impressions of NBA participant Karl Malone in blackface for KROQ radio within the mid-’90s. In the meantime, YouTubers Jenna Marbles and Shane Dawson additionally apologized for their very own blackface missteps.

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