June 4th, 2014 Last Updated on: June 4th, 2014
Pharrell Williams has been all over the radio and television lately with his chart-topping song “Happy” being played worldwide. The UK version of Elle magazine recently featured the musician on their cover and his choice of headgear has left many Native Americans #nothappy.
Thanks to social media, news of the cover photo spread quickly and as reported by The Washington Post Style blog, Pharrell has since apologized.
“I respect and honor every kind of race, background and culture. I am genuinely sorry,” he said Wednesday morning through his publicist.
So what do you think? Was the apology enough?
And special thanks to Jared Yazzie, owner of OxDx Clothing, for making a “Unhappy” remix of Pharrell's Elle Magazine cover. Ever person in the fashion industry should think of this image the next time they want to put one of their models in a headdress.
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