Aberdeen bar apologise for ‘black face’ Coronation costume submit – Alokito Mymensingh 24

A bar in ABERDEEN has apologized after photos of a “black-faced” man emerged throughout the coronation celebrations.

Pictures shared on social media sparked fierce backlash in opposition to these in Abergeldie bar.

The photos have since been deleted


The pictures have since been deletedPicture credit score: FACEBOOK

The person was dressed as Huggy Bear from the movie TV present Starsky and Hutch.

The character was performed by actor Antonio Fargas earlier than Snoop Canine impersonated the character within the movie Film Adjustment.

It’s understood that locals wearing Seventies costumes and carrying Union flags appeared on the pub occasion.

However The Nationwide The pub reportedly confronted heavy backlash on social media from supporters outraged by the now-deleted picture of the black-faced man.

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An area commented on the photograph: “To be trustworthy, seeing the images made me really feel so sick.”

“I used to be shocked. I used to be actually amazed that folks suppose it’s okay. Why didn’t the folks within the pub say it wasn’t okay?”

One other added: “No matter your private relationship with the particular person – blackface is extensively condemned as offensive to minority teams and is inappropriate at present because of the approach it has traditionally been used to depict a caricature of individuals of shade.”

On the time, they issued an announcement on the incident Fb Clarify that “it was meant for enjoyable”.

The submit, which has since been eliminated, stated: “On Saturday we had a 70’s night time celebrating the King’s coronation! One in all our clients dressed up as a 70’s Huggy Bear. Some folks discovered that offensive.”

“However I can guarantee you that will be the very last thing on his thoughts. It’s folks like him who assist our dying commerce.

“I’ve by no means seen the individuals who obtained upset about it within the bar. It was meant for enjoyable.”

Abergeldie Bar has now apologized for the incident.

They wrote on-line, “I wish to submit the news to let everybody know that I’ve performed my analysis and know what blackface means.”

“I wasn’t conscious of it in any respect and clearly there have been lots of people within the bar as effectively. I’ve taken notice and now I perceive what you’re saying.”

“I can solely apologize once more.”

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Peter Johnson