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Julianne Hough Dons Blackface for 'Orange Is the New Black' Halloween Costume
New York Daily News ^ | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2013 | Margaret Eby

Posted on 10/27/2013 6:33:13 AM PDT by nickcarraway

The former 'Dancing with the Stars' pro added an unfortunate touch to her getup as character Crazy Eyes.

Not a good look, Julianne Hough.

The former 'Dancing with the Stars' pro donned blackface on Friday night as part of her Halloween costume.

The 25-year-old actress was portraying "Orange is the New Black" character Crazy Eyes, played on the hit Netflix series by Uzo Aduba. Hough hit the Casamigos Tequila Halloween Party with a group of friends dressed as the cast of the show.

For the occasion, Hough appears to have darkened the skin on her face and neck, as well as tied up her hair in the characters' signature knotty coiffure. Hough also sported a prison ID with the title "Crazy Eyes."

After uproar began on the internet over her costume choice, Hough apologized.

"I am a huge fan of the show 'Orange is the New Black,' actress Uzo Aduba, and the character she has created," Hough tweeted. "It certainly was never my intention to be disrespectful or demeaning to anyone in any way. I realize my costume hurt and offended people and I truly apologize."


TOPICS: History; TV/Movies; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: blackface; dwts

1 posted on 10/27/2013 6:33:13 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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2 posted on 10/27/2013 6:33:49 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
Not aiming this at you Nick, but the people in the piece you posted.

I never pay attention to anyone who says "This is the new that!"

Such as: "Age 60 is the NEW 50!"

No, age 60 is age 60.

3 posted on 10/27/2013 6:34:51 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: nickcarraway

Just too much sunless tanning cream.


4 posted on 10/27/2013 6:36:27 AM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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The PC crowd (liberal, by definition), wish to culturally outlaw actions and thoughts, and thus divide the population into opposing camps.

Stalin would be proud.


5 posted on 10/27/2013 6:37:05 AM PDT by IncPen (When you start talking about what we 'should' have, you've made the case for the Second Amendment)
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To: nickcarraway

But dis be OK, yo.

6 posted on 10/27/2013 6:37:35 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: nickcarraway
I like Orange because it is fashion-neutral. It clashes with everything. No wondering, no need for garanimal stickers; just put it on and go out in pubic.
7 posted on 10/27/2013 6:37:51 AM PDT by Bernard (The Road To Hell is not paved with good results.)
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To: SkyPilot

I’ve never seen the show, but apparently that is the title.


8 posted on 10/27/2013 6:38:14 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: SkyPilot
But it sounds so...so...

Avant garde

You obviously don't understand...

nuance.

What are you? One of them "conservative" types?...

A tea partier or something?

9 posted on 10/27/2013 6:40:07 AM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: nickcarraway

You don’t want to see the show, trust me.

I tried watching one episode but it was too explicit for me and I’’m no prude. I just find sex acts, both heterosexual and homosexual, to be something I am not comfortable watching.


10 posted on 10/27/2013 6:43:31 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: nickcarraway

No black is the new tephlon, get it right! Just ask any demorat including the messiah


11 posted on 10/27/2013 6:47:39 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: SkyPilot

What about weathermen who say “It’s 85 degrees outside today but it feels like 90!!!”


12 posted on 10/27/2013 6:51:04 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: mountn man; Revolting cat!
Just too much sunless tanning cream.


13 posted on 10/27/2013 6:53:18 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Bernard; Revolting cat!; Daffynition

Color me orange.
It clashes with every thing.
Except a door hinge.


14 posted on 10/27/2013 6:55:25 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: nickcarraway

This is not even blackface.


15 posted on 10/27/2013 6:57:36 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: a fool in paradise
Julianne could put on a truck load of sunless tanning cream and still look better than Lurch.

And she might be a Hollyweird infected blonde, but she is still vastly more intelligent than that idiot.

He is further proof that Zero is out to DESTROY this country.

16 posted on 10/27/2013 6:58:44 AM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: nickcarraway

The constantly offended are constantly offended.

F them.


17 posted on 10/27/2013 7:03:56 AM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: nickcarraway

Do boehner and Crist know about this? We know John Kerry is all over it.


18 posted on 10/27/2013 7:11:56 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Kirkwood
This is not even blackface.

I know, I thought she was doing orangeface!

This is blackface and this portrayal was not intended at the time to be demeaning.

Al Jolson in "The Jazz Singer" (1927)

19 posted on 10/27/2013 7:12:33 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: a fool in paradise
What about weathermen who say “It’s 85 degrees outside today but it feels like 90!!!”

Do they say this? "95 degrees outside, but it's wonderful! Because 95 is the new 72."

The "new" is an attempt at re-defining reality.

For fashion, "orange" can be the "new black" - but it's still orange, and black is the color black. Again, re-defining reality (or attempting to).

20 posted on 10/27/2013 7:13:49 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: nickcarraway

Who cares?


21 posted on 10/27/2013 7:14:28 AM PDT by Jack Black ( Whatever is left of American patriotism is now identical with counter-revolution.)
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To: mountn man

yes... i do not call this donning a black face... looks like the skin of a Jersey girl...


22 posted on 10/27/2013 7:17:35 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Menehune56
Don't you understand?
In todays PC world, its not about meanings or intentions, but on how somebody views or translates something.

The onus is always on you to not say or do something that offends me.

But of course we're conservatives, so neither of our opinions matter.

23 posted on 10/27/2013 7:22:01 AM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: latina4dubya
Got that right.


24 posted on 10/27/2013 7:24:25 AM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: a fool in paradise

http://way2tan.com/uploads/john-kerry-orange.jpg
= = = = = = = = = = = = =
J F’n K (who served in VN) is trying to replace Liz (Just call me Squaw) Warren as the ‘faux (American) Indian to enable him to run for the 2016 pResidential race (oops there is THAT word again).

Strange part of the country -
MA gives us the Kennedys, A fake American Indian Princess, A mostly phony Vietnam Vet, while
CT gives us a fake Marine
VT an established liar,

ALL to grace the Halls of the US Senate and properly backed by the Relitists....

A POX ON ALL THEIR HOUSES AND SENATE


25 posted on 10/27/2013 7:29:52 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --All incumbents must go. Complete turn over, House & Senate is needed.)
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To: nickcarraway
100's of millions of people are moving all over this country right now. Doing this or that, whatever that may be. Billions around the globe are up to the same stuff. Going about their day to day lives. In the scheme of things this is MEANINGLESS.

But, she is hot. So here is a picture, we have rules:


26 posted on 10/27/2013 7:30:46 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (NO MORE IRS!)
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To: nickcarraway
***"Orange is the New Black" character Crazy Eyes,***

Orange became the new black for the original Willy Wonka movie years ago when the pygamies were replaced with orange faced dwarfs.

And why use Orange? Here is an old, old add from the 1920s or 30s. Guaranteed to make a lib, and others foam at the mouth.

The things you can find on the interet!

27 posted on 10/27/2013 7:52:00 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: nickcarraway

I was thinking of getting a tan last summer, but I knew it would be deeply offensive to the racially handicapped among us. Oh I’m sorry, I meant “racially disabled”.


28 posted on 10/27/2013 7:59:40 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: nickcarraway

Well,she wasn’t a Redskin!


29 posted on 10/27/2013 8:02:28 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: nickcarraway
Julianne Hough photo: Julianne Hough JulianneHough01.jpg

Not Guilty.

30 posted on 10/27/2013 8:22:05 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: mountn man

I was thinkin Blue maybe. Ya know like in Ava-Tard. ;)


31 posted on 10/27/2013 8:23:27 AM PDT by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal! ,)
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To: KosmicKitty

Same here, after 10 minutes I hit stop. Never watched it again. I’m waiting for new season of House of Cards.


32 posted on 10/27/2013 8:29:17 AM PDT by gattaca ("Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: nickcarraway

She didn’t learn from Ted Danson’s blackface. Not that she was alive then but one would think all of Hollyweird would know the story.


33 posted on 10/27/2013 9:10:29 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: nickcarraway
ORANGE

IS THE
NEW BLACK

34 posted on 10/27/2013 11:24:01 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: nickcarraway
That is not "blackface". That is a person making their skin darker to play a black person. And done pretty well at that.

"Blackface" was actual black, with white then added for contrast.

I never thought the PC police would come around to attacking a white person for dressing up black. One of the serious books I enjoyed as a child was "black like me" where a white guy had pigment injections to look black, and went around the country to see what racism was about.

I guess you couldn't do that today.....

Note in this picture the exaggerated lips and the blackness of the make-up:


35 posted on 10/28/2013 12:36:50 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Menehune56

I don’t think it is really fair to say it wasn’t “meant to be demeaning”. Yes, it was not meant to make fun of blacks, but the supposedly “accurate” portrayal of blacks was in itself a demeaning characterization. It’s like we see what people of that era really thought of jazz singers — they weren’t trying to demean them, but their impression was demeaning.

But of course, the important point is that what this woman did was not “blackface”, it was “trying to look like a character in a show”, a character who happened to be dark-skinned.


36 posted on 10/28/2013 12:39:57 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: nickcarraway

Lots of things offend different people. It must be cool to be in one of the groups for which offense is dealt with. I haven’t seen anybody apologizing for offending people who associate with the tea party.


37 posted on 10/28/2013 12:41:01 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: nickcarraway

FOX 44 NEWS Vermont shows black aschool kids putting on white face for Hallowe`en video but they just laugh about it-
but no video on their website- only broadcast
1am Oct 31 2013
http://www.mychamplainvalley.com/home


38 posted on 10/30/2013 10:06:08 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ((("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.)))
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To: bunkerhill7

I have never met a white person who was offended by black people putting on white face, haven you?


39 posted on 10/31/2013 12:57:58 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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