Julianne Apologizes For Going Blackface
By JACKIE WILLIS
October 28, 2013
Julianne Hough's Halloween costume caused some controversy seeing as the Rock Of Ages star was impersonating a black character on Orange Is the New Black, and therefore painted her face darker. Needless to say, her "blackface" did not go over well.
Hough was dressed as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren (Uzo Aduba) from the Netflix show, and was part of a group costume with lots of the show characters represented at a Halloween party in Beverly Hills, Calif on Friday night, Oct. 25.
Following the outrage of her costume, the former Dancing With the Stars pro tweeted: "I am a huge fan of the show Orange is the New black, actress Uzo Aduba, and the character she has created. It certainly was never my intention to be disrespectful or demeaning to anyone in any way. I realize my costume hurt and offended people and I truly apologize."
What do you think of Hough's costume?