Camila Cabello sets the record straight.
Over the weekend, the Grammy winner responded to accusations that one of her backup dancers performed in blackface. The pop star recently took center stage during an appearance on Tonight’s show, where she performed her new single, “Don’t Go Yet”.
Overall, Camila and her backup dancers seemed to be channeling the ’80s with colorful props, Miami vice– inspired outfits and beauty looks of the time. After the performance, however, many took to social media to criticize the heavy makeup worn on stage, especially by the dancer. Dylan pearce.
As a Twitter user wrote, “Camila, what was going on with Dylan’s makeup? … blackface to a dancer on stage in 2021 is absurd and you know better than that! Say something immediately.”
The old one Fifth Harmony member issued a statement shortly after receiving reviews.
“Hey! So this guy was just supposed to be a white man with a terrible tan,” she wrote on Saturday July 24th. “We deliberately tried to bring together a multicultural group of artists, the expectation was not that everyone in the performance had to be Latin.”