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Racism or just an ugly shoe? Katy Perry's new ‘blackface' footwear sparks outrage

2 monthes ago   |   By RT

Retailers have been removing Katy Perry's new sandals and loafers, designed to resemble a human face, after their ‘black' version got slammed for being racially insensitive. The news has received a mixed response on Twitter.
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Shoes from Katy Perry's fashion line are reportedly being pulled from stores after people accused them of resembling blackface

Shoes from Katy Perry's fashion line are reportedly being pulled from stores after people accused them of resembling blackface

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

People have accused Katy Perry 's shoes and handbags line, Katy Perry Collections , of designing two shoes that resemble blackface.
The line's Rue Face Slip On Loafers and the Ora Face Block Heel Sandal are "in the process" of being pulled from stores, anonymous sources "connected to" Perry told TMZ .
TMZ's sources said the loafers and heeled sandals were "never intended to be offensive."
Both shoes come in black and feature leather uppers embellished with identical 3D eyes, a gold triangle "nose," and bright-red lips.
At the time of writing, neither pair of shoes is available on Katy...
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The Arizona Cardinals drafted Kyler Murray with the top pick in the NFL...

The Arizona Cardinals drafted Kyler Murray with the top pick in the NFL draft and now they have to figure out what to do with Josh Rosen

The Arizona Cardinals selected Kyler Murray with the first overall pick of the NFL draft on Thursday. The move comes despite a flurry of late rumors that the Cardinals might... Read more ...

Trump denies the US paid North Korea $2 million for Otto Warmbier's medical care

Trump denies the US paid North Korea $2 million for Otto Warmbier's medical care

On Thursday, the Washington Post published a report claiming that North Korea billed the US $2 million for Otto Warmbier's medical care. The American college student fell into... Read more ...

Lyft sinks to new low after Uber files to go public

Lyft sinks to new low after Uber files to go public

Lyft shares touched a record low on Friday morning after its ride-hailing rival Uber filed to go public . Uber is seeking a valuation of up to $90 billion, down from the $100... Read more ...

Trump Says ‘No Money Was Paid' To North Korea For Otto Warmbier

Trump Says ‘No Money Was Paid' To North Korea For Otto Warmbier

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PayPal is investing $500 million into Uber as part of its $90 billion IPO

PayPal is investing $500 million into Uber as part of its $90 billion IPO

Uber has set a price range for its upcoming float of $44 to $50 a share. At the high end, this would peg Uber's valuation at $84 billion based on the shares available after the... Read more ...

Warren Buffett isn't sure Berkshire Hathaway can beat the S&P 500

Warren Buffett isn't sure Berkshire Hathaway can beat the S&P 500

The legendary investor Warren Buffett predicts Berkshire Hathaway may only modestly outperform the S&P 500, if at all. The Berkshire CEO made the comment in a wide-ranging... Read more ...

North Korea demanded $2 million from the US for hospitalizing Otto Warmbier...

North Korea demanded $2 million from the US for hospitalizing Otto Warmbier, who went into a mysterious coma

When US diplomatic and medical personnel arrived in Pyongyang to retrieve Otto Warmbier in 2017, the North Koreans handed them a medical bill for $2 million, The Washington... Read more ...

Amazon says it's cutting its Prime 2-day shipping guarantee to just one day

Amazon says it's cutting its Prime 2-day shipping guarantee to just one day

Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky announced on Amazon's first-quarter 2019 earnings call that it is working on turning its Prime two-day shipping guarantee into a one-day shipping... Read more ...

Harbor High School up for $75,000 Vans Shoe-design prize money

Harbor High School up for $75,000 Vans Shoe-design prize money

The school is in the running to win $75,000 as part of Vans' nationwide shoe design contest. Now they the public's help to win that grand prize. Read more ...

11 experiential gifts that won't break the bank - from local tours and...

11 experiential gifts that won't break the bank - from local tours and cooking classes to a service that'll plan your next trip

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...