Oh no she didn’t! Bravo TV star Luann de Lesseps is catching main warmth for her controversial Diana Ross costume! Wait till you see this pic!
This isn’t a superb look! RHONY OG Luann de Lesseps stirred social media right into a frenzy when she confirmed as much as her co-star Dorinda Medley’s Halloween celebration dressed as Diana Ross on the sequence premiere. Though the countess proclaimed, “I’m Diana Ross as a result of she’s fabulous,” many followers had been bowled over by her choice to flaunt a lot darker pores and skin and a ridiculously enormous afro. In reality, some viewers are even accusing her of sporting “Black Face.” Yikes! Even fellow housewife Carole Radziwill discovered the costume offensive. “I feel she’s tone-deaf relating to cultural stereotypes. She’s typically tone-deaf anyway,” Carole stated.
Nevertheless, Luann claims her complexion was pure. “I had make-up on, however not something that may make me look–I had like, tanning cream on,” Luann stated throughout an interview with Leisure Tonight. However, due to all of the backlash, she’s since apologized. “I wish to clear the air, I like and respect Diana Ross, this was my tribute to her I used to be exhibiting my honest admiration. I, on no account, altered my pores and skin coloration, and I didn’t imply to offend anybody,” Luann tweeted on April four. So awkward, proper?
Sadly, Luann’s “Black Face” scandal wouldn’t be the primary time she discovered herself in bother. Following her sudden and painful divorce from Tom D’ Agostino, Luann was arrested on Christmas Eve 2017 for allegedly being beneath the affect and disorderly in Palm Seaside, Florida, in response to TMZ. Plus, she additionally allegedly kicked a police officer, and instructed bystanders, “I’m going to kill you all.” Eek! Curiously, Luann’s drama will probably be featured on this season of RHONY, which airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on Bravo.