Myrrh/Laura (myrrhcat) wrote in omonatheydidnt,
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DeVita and Secret Number's Denise on #BlackLivesMatter


DeVita and Secret Number's Denise have joined other K-pop artists in taking to social media to promote the #BlackLivesMatter movement in light of recent events. DeVita called out the appropriation of Black culture in K-pop, while Denise promoted awareness and antiracist action on Instagram.

Unfortunately, DeVita then decided to unconditionally defend her friend Jay Park despite his history of cultural appropriation and ignorance, and Denise's Instagram account was deactivated only minutes after her posts, leading many to believe that her company forced her to do so.




Update: DeVita deleted the tweets about Jay and ~apologized:




Source: Twitter: lilchoster; CYBERDIMENSION (via Instagram: denisethewenise [now unavailable])
Tags: aomg, cultural insensitivity / racism, current events, nugu, social issues, social media/youtube
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