Alyssa Milano hits back above alleged blackface photograph

Alyssa Milano hits back over alleged blackface photo

The actress posted Tuesday in reaction to an write-up alleging she was “facing backlash” above a purported “blackface scandal.”

“Hey, a**holes,” she tweeted. “The under photograph is me parodying Jersey Shore and Snookie’s (cq) tan. Snookie’s tan (she is a sweetheart by the way) is deserving of parodying as is Trump’s ‘tan.'”

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is a star of the strike MTV collection “Jersey Shore” and effectively acknowledged for her tan.

CNN has attained out to reps for LifeZette for remark.

A rep for Polizzi, who was born in Chile and adopted as an toddler by Italian-American moms and dads, declined to comment to CNN.

The challenge of blackface has turn out to be a massive a person in Hollywood in the course of the latest world reexamining of race and racial injustice. Earlier episodes of various demonstrates that highlighted a character in blackface lately have been pulled from streaming companies, and late night time host Jimmy Kimmel apologized right after previous clips of him carrying out in blackface surfaced.

Milano, who has been outspoken in her opposition to Trump, experienced tweeted times earlier about what she alleges is a smear marketing campaign versus her mainly because of her politics.

“The appropriate wing trolls are making use of a continue to from this funny or die video clip where by a parodied Snookie from Jersey Shore,” she tweeted Saturday together with the 2013 movie from the parody. “If you see the screen seize that they are employing it’s possible you can shut them down with a backlink to the entire movie.”

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“Terminate culture is being weaponized by the correct/Putin,” Milano tweeted Monday.

“Get discover of who they are focusing on & what is trending,” she wrote. “Are they attempting to damage Trump’s most vocal critics? Yup. The misinformation campaign has started. Be vigilant in what you put up on social media. Reality nonetheless issues.”

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