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Jackson Jive yalalamikiwa kuwa ni ubaguzi wa rangi

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Hofstede, Oct 8, 2009.

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    TV show are caught-up in an engulfing furore after allowing a Jackson 5 "tribute" act to appear, outraging judge Harry Connick Jr and, we assume, many more the world over.

    Bucking international awareness stretching back years, the Jackson Jive appeared with blacked-up faces in an act that visibly upset their guest, who awarded them zero stars. Host Daryl Somers was forced to apologise, while Connick Jr (pictured) pointed to the fact his nation have "spent so much time trying to not make black people look like buffoons", insisting: "If I knew that was going to be part of the show I definitely wouldn't have done it". Famethrowa doubts the programme makers have heard the last of this...