Jesy Nelson’s new music video has induced large 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 sporting 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 plenty of 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.
Nevertheless, in a stay Instagram chat with Nicki Minaj Jesy has claimed that she wasn’t even sporting pretend tan within the Boyz video as she’d simply been on vacation.
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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 properly 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 shortly turning in opposition to 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 a lot of ladies get tans and pretend lips, and it doesn’t suggest Jesy is attempting to seem like she is not white.
She continued: “There are many ladies out right here in the US that tan, get greater lips, get all varieties of s** accomplished to themselves.
“I put on blonde hair, straight blonde hair all the way down to my toes if I need to after I need 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, you must have the ability to take pleasure in your make-up, your physique nonetheless you need 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 finally 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 need to say my intention was by no means ever to offend individuals of color with this video and my track.
“Like I stated after I was a younger lady 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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