3:17 PM PT — T.I. just weighed in on a controversy, observant he’s going to stop shopping Gucci and also job on people to protest a brand. The rapper says he’s been spending 7 total on Gucci for several years, though that ends now.
T.I. went on a prolonged rant, observant he’s not usurpation Gucci’s reparation and accusing a association of purposefully being unpleasant and racist. He finished his diatribe by saying, “I Don’t Give a F*** if we gotta wear Target code s***.”
Spike Lee‘s had it with Prada and Gucci’s extremist blackface blunders … so he’s boycotting a oppulance brands until they sinecure some black designers to keep them in check.
The “BlacKkKlansman” executive announced he’s no longer going to wear possibly Prada or Gucci Friday in arise of nonetheless another blackface debate from a Italian Fashion houses. If we missed it, Gucci got dragged this week over an $890 blackface sweater.
Spike says he’s finished with both brands “Until They Hire Some Black Designers ‘To Be In Da Room When It Happens.”’ He combined … “It’s Obvious To Da Peoples That They Don’t Have A Clue When It Comes To Racist, Blackface Hateful Imagery. WAKE UP.”
Gucci apologized for a ridiculously descent balaclava jumper and says it’s been pulled from all stores. It also vowed to boost farrago opposite a association … though Spike’s clearly holding a wait and see approach.
As for Prada, we competence remember a high-end Manhattan emporium put a purse in a window in Dec with this “Sambo” figurine attached. It was also fast pulled after cries of racism.
Still, both incidents desire a doubt … who a hell’s examination a shop???
Spike thinks he knows a answer, and says some-more black staffers have to be on house to assistance finish a “coonery and buffoonery.”
We reached out to both brands — Prada has no criticism and Gucci has nonetheless to reply.
Originally Published — 1:13 PM PT