Pharrell Appropriates Native American Culture & Fans Are "#NotHappy"! Is His Lackluster Apology Enough To Earn Your Forgiveness??
That's the free advice we're giving every celebrity contemplating the appropriation of anyone else's culture — whether it be for a photo shoot, a music video, a live performance, or even just a Halloween party you thought would be papparazi-free.
Why would you EVER even do it??? At best you fly under the radar and no one comments on your awkward decision or lame joke. At worst you offend the ENTIRE WORLD!
So, again, just don't.
Unfortunately, neither Pharrell nor the editors of Elle asked our opinion before slapping a Native American headdress on the Get Lucky megastar and putting the offensive picture smack-dab on the cover of their super popular fashion magazine!
Predictably, the world is OUTRAGED by their awful and totally insensitive choice of images.
In fact, backlash got so bad that even the Happy singer's own fans have tweeted disappointed messages at him with the hashtag "#NotHappy."
Here are just a few of the tweets that expressed outrage: