Selena Gomez’s Dark Spray Tan Leads to Blackface Accusations at Met Gala 2018
The Met Gala is always full of stunning beauty looks and iconic fashion. Unfortunately, though Selena Gomez‘s gorgeous outfit was one of our favorites from the red-carpet event, her makeup was V controversial, to say the least.
As per usual, makeup artist Hung Vanngo really went to #werk on the 25-year-old singer’s face:
However, as with Gigi Hadid on the latest cover of Vogue Italia, the “Wolves” singer was accused of blackface because her skintone was a much darker shade than usual:
Why is Selena Gomez doing blackface pic.twitter.com/5oRnfsRRyL
— sam xx (@sadcoreclub) May 7, 2018
Can’t believe Selena did blackface y’all love stanning a racist!!!
— HAUNT. (@pinkcitytrees) May 8, 2018
selena gomez is literally doing blackface omg u seen that bitch
— ? (@habborashonda) May 8, 2018
WHY SELENA LOOK LIKE SHE IN BLACKFACE
— ku soo dhawow tapekaaga (@QosoliyoQiso) May 8, 2018
— QueenSarah (@Sarah645Stupid) May 8, 2018
— ❗️ronnie❗️ (@radical_ronnie) May 8, 2018
For reference, here’s how Hung has beat Sel’s face in the past:
So there was definitely a lot of spray tan at play… but do you think Selena’s makeup qualifies as blackface? Tell us your thoughts!