Giuliana Rancic, commentator for E!’s Fashion Police, issued a video apology Tuesday for comments she made on Monday night’s post-Oscars show.
In reference to Disney Channel star Zendaya’s dreadlocks, Rancic said on the show that the young actor’s hair probably “smells like patchouli oil” or “weed.”
Following that statement Zendaya released the statement below on Twitter, calling the line an “ignorant slur,” and quickly received praise from her fellow black female stars for speaking out…
Posted by Libergirl who says you NEVER, EVER talk about a Black woman’s hair!
More including apology video from Mediate