Jesy Nelson’s new music video has induced enormous controversy with Leigh-Anne Pinnock allegedly asking an influencer to name her former bandmate out for “blackfishing”
Jesy Nelson’s new music video has induced an enormous backlash after the singer was accused of “blackfishing”.
The 30-year-old has been criticised by individuals who have accused her of darkening her pores and skin and carrying wigs to seem like a black or mix-raced particular person within the video for her debut solo single Boyz.
A type of to have seemed to be offended was her former bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock.
Over the weekend, TikTok sensation NoHun shared quite a few screenshotted messages to him from a person who claimed to be Leigh-Anne.
In one of many messages, Leigh-Anne allegedly urged the influencer to create a video about Jesy being a blackfish.
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She went on to say that Leigh-Anne had additionally requested her earlier than if she was mixed-race as a result of she tans simply.
Jesy stated: “Leigh-Anne even stated to me within the group ‘Are you positive you are not mixed-race since you go darker than me within the solar?'”
The alleged feedback by Leigh-Anne did not sit nicely with rap sensation Nicki, 38, who went on an enormous rant about Jesy’s former pal.
Nicki hit out at Leigh-Anne for working with Jesy for nearly 10 years in hit band Little Combine earlier than rapidly turning towards her as soon as she stop.
She stated: “Instantly that particular person has to put on a giant pink clown nostril and large clown boots since you’re a giant f**ing clown.”
The Anaconda singer additionally stated that numerous girls get tans and faux lips, and it doesn’t suggest Jesy is attempting to seem like she is not white.
She continued: “There are many girls out right here in the USA that tan, get greater lips, get all forms of s** achieved to themselves.
“I put on blonde hair, straight blonde hair all the way down to my ft if I wish to once I wish to, contacts, no matter, I do regardless of the f**okay I need.
“So long as you are not hurting anyone or talking destructive about anyone’s race or tradition, it is best to be capable of get pleasure from your make-up, your physique nonetheless you wish to.”
Jesy was seen to be nodding alongside for a lot of Nicki’s rant.
Nicki went on to inform Leigh-Anne to “take them textual content messages and shove it up ur f**king a**” in her no-holds-barred feedback.
Jesy ultimately thanked Nicki for standing up for her and added that it was by no means her intention to trigger aggravation.
She stated: “Whereas we’re on this topic I personally wish to say my intention was by no means ever to offend individuals of color with this video and my tune.
“Like I stated once I was a younger woman that is the music that I listened to, these are the movies I watched and thought had been one of the best.”
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