pharrell apologizes for native american headdress

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hip hop entertainer extraordinaire pharrell williams is arguably at the height of his success, but that doesn’t make him immune to making culturally insensitive decisions.  the entertainer is wearing a native american headdress on the cover of elle uk’s july issue for no apparent reason. the headdress which is worn by native american chiefs and warriors is sacred, but for elle uk it was used as a prop, an exotic artifact that makes the cover more “interesting.” pharrell has apologized for the cultural appropriation stating, “i respect and honor every kind of race, background and culture. i am genuinely sorry.”

do better dear heart. we’re #nothappy.

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