Macklemore Responds To Costume Backlash
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“Random Costume” Or Offensive?: Macklemore hit the stage over the weekend at the opening night of the “Spectacle: The Music Video” exhibition at Seattle’s EMP Museum in a costume that many are calling offensive for perpetuating stereotypes about the Jewish culture. But the rapper denied claims that his look was a stereotype. “A fake witches nose, wig, and beard = random costume. Not my idea of a stereotype of anybody,” he Tweeted on Sunday.
A fake witches nose, wig, and beard = random costume. Not my idea of a stereotype of anybody.— Macklemore (@macklemore) May 19, 2014
(A costumed Macklemore performs at the opening night of ‘Spectacle: The Music Video’ exhibition at EMP Museum on May 16, 2014 in Seattle - Getty Images)
Speaking Of Questionable Looks: Drake Bell stepped out at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday looking like a chorus member from a regional theatre touring company of “Grease.” And not to be super shady, but he wore the same shirt to three different events over the weekend… or maybe he owns three of the same shirts?!
(Drake Bell attends the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas - Getty Images)
More Billboard Style Hits: Drake might have missed the mark, but Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Ricky Martin and Miranda Lambert all scored fashion hits last night! See more red carpet style from the award show.
Channing Tatum, Steve Carell & Mark Ruffalo Like You’ve Never Imagined: Do we smell some future Oscar nominations wafting this way from Cannes? The trailer for the chilling true story of John du Pont, “Foxcatcher,” starring Channing Tatum, Steve Carell and Mark Ruffalo, has debuted in Cannes. Judging by how these actor have altered their looks (something the Academy loves!), we’re betting on a nomination or two!
-- Jesse Spero
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