Sam Okyere Expressed His Disappointment For Hong Hyun Hee's Blackface Comedy, Saying That People Should Not Differentiate Others By The Complexion
It is considered rude and inappropriate doing blackface comedy as it can hurt people’s feeling. Differentiate people based on complexion is against human rights and thus people should treat others the same. Recently, Sam Okyere expressed his anger towards Hong Hyun Hee’s blackface comedy skit.
Previously, Hong Hyun Hee’s comedy skit on SBS has got many critiques from international viewers, Soompireported.. It was rude for her to do comedy with blackface. Moreover, she wore traditional North America hat to make it more inappropriate. Many international viewers demand SBS to make apology regarding the comedy, AllKpopreported.
Not only international viewers, but other artist in K-Pop industry also expressed their anger towards Hong Hyun Hee’s blackface comedy. Previously, Sam Hammington called Hong Hyun Hee pathetic for doing that comedy. He critiqued Hyun Hee a lot for doing a comedy with blackface theme, AllKpopreported.
After Sam, another celebrity, Sam Okyere also expressed his anger and disappointment towards Hong Hyun Hee’s blackface comedy. As a black person, Sam Okyere felt that her choice of theme was really inappropriate to be used as comedy. He said that discrimination on race should have been gone for good, AllKpopreported.
Thankfully, after the critique from many people, SBS responded and said their apology. They asked for forgiveness for not checking the content of the comedy carefully, AllKpopreported. Through this, SBS must have learned something. Checking on content is really important before giving it to the viewers.
In this modern era, racism is a big issue. As people can say what they think frontally mostly anywhere, it is important to not differentiate people just from the complexion. The awareness about being the same as human must be known by everyone. Making a little mistake about it, there will be many blames come from everywhere. Through this, Hong Hyun Hee can also have a deep thought and choose a theme carefully before doing a comedy skit.
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