Riverdale star Lili Reinhart has apologized for a questionable Halloween tweet that many of her fans have deemed racist. As you can see in the post below, Reinhart tweeted that she "found her Halloween costume" along with a photo of a girl painted in all-black. Fans were quick to point out that image, meant to be a joke about the color of Reinhart's soul, could easily be considered blackface.
Reinhart apologized (opens in new tab), writing, "Never meant any harm. I can see how it could've been misinterpreted."
She also said (opens in new tab), "I did not mean for my tweet to come off that way. I can see how it was interpreted as being insensitive, completely. I saw the pic on a Halloween Instagram and didn't think it would be interpreted as being racially insensitive."
I apologize. Never meant any harm. I can see how it could've been misinterpreted.October 22, 2017
I did not mean for my tweet to come off that way. I can see how it was interpreted as being insensitive, completely. I saw the pic on a Halloween Instagram and didn't think it would be interpreted as being racially insensitive.October 22, 2017
As a reminder, here are some Halloween best practices for everyone to follow:
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