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Macklemore Apologizes for "Anti-Semitic" Costume

Macklemore Apologizes for

Macklemore has apologized for a costume that he wore at a Seattle concert on Friday night.  The outfit featured a large nose, beard, and wig.

He took to his website to explain that he had no intention to offend anybody.  Macklemore writes:

"My intention was to dress up and surprise the people at the show with a random costume and nothing more. Thus, it was surprising and disappointing that the images of a disguise were sensationalized leading to the immediate assertion that my costume was anti-Semetic. I acknowledge how the costume could, within a context of stereotyping, be ascribed to a Jewish caricature. I am here to say that it was absolutely not my intention, and unfortunately at the time I did not foresee the costume to be viewed in such regard. I’m saddened that this story, or any of my choices, would lead to any form of negativity."

Read the full statement.

 

 

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