Iggy Azalea accused of ‘Blackfishing’ with darker-searching pores and skin in newest music video

In the movie the rapper wears a brunette wig and some on social media have pointed out that her skin appears to be darker.

In reaction to discussion about her glance on social media Azalea tweeted “I am the exact coloration as I usually am, just in a dimly lit home with purple lights.”

“It really is the very same makeup from just about every other aspect of the online video just with a Smokey eye and diverse wig,” the normally blonde rapper tweeted. Just ignore them, who cares? Enable em talk.”

CNN has achieved out to reps for Azalea for additional comment.

“Blackfishing” is a term that arrived to prominence in 2018 after journalist Wanna Thompson tweeted about “white girls cosplaying as black girls on Instagram.”
It refers to people today darkening their pores and skin in buy to resemble Black or biracial people and it harkens back again to the controversial apply of Blackface.

Azalea is a indigenous of Australia.

She has battled prices that she appropriates Black society given that her profession took off in 2011 next her signing with American rapper T.I.’s label Grand Hustle and the release of her debut mixtape titled “Ignorant Artwork.”

Her hits have included 2014’s “Extravagant,” showcasing fellow rapper Charli XCX and “Black Widow,” that includes singer Rita Ora that identical yr.

Ora has also been accused of Blackfishing as have other celebs like Kim Kardashian and Ariana Grande.