Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has apologized for wearing blackface makeup and confessed such manners stimulate racism. His apology came after the genuine video footage of his student and teacher life got viral.
His political party also confirmed that the video footage dates from the early 1990s. All this revelation came into light at the time when PM Justin Trudeau is hoping to win another term.
Mr. Trudeau appeared wearing a white T-shirt and torn jeans while his face and limbs hide in black make-up. He may be in his late teens or early 20s at that time.
Blackface has remained popular in the past especially in the entertainment industry. The white people cover their faces with dark makeup which consider condemnable as a racist caricature.
Mr. Trudeau expressed his deep regret on his actions as PM has promoted himself as a supporter of social justice and diversity.
Mr. Trudeau revealed that he dressed up in Aladdin costume during a gala based on Arabian Nights. I don’t think this as racist at that time but now I realized it as racist and I apologized for that. Meanwhile, his photos sparked strong criticism against him and Canadian media rejected the excuses from PM.
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