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Will.I.Am Responds To Blackface Reactions

Posted By on September 14, 2010

     Will.I.Am, the Black Eyed Peas frontman, wore a blackface outfit to the the Video Music Awards in California, now the singer slash rapper is reacting to the people are responding negatively.

"1st. just because I where all black including head mask as expression and emphasize my outfit, it shouldn't be looked at as racial…," Will tweeted.
"Let go of the past. there are far more important things 2 bark about. (Jobs, health, education) not a black man wearing all black everything."
"Are you guys serious? my outfit set "black people back 100 yrs" choose your twits wisely. no education sets people back, no jobs, bad health" (Will.i.am's Twitter)

will.i.am, Nicki Minaj – blackface performance at vmas