The Gucci model is dealing with a boycott after releasing a turtleneck sweater that resembled blackface. Lil Pump has joined the rising listing of Hip Hop artists supporting the boycott, however his stance comes with a small caveat.
During an Instagram livestream, Pump stated he not helps Gucci however received’t cease performing his hit single “Gucci Gang.”
“That done song changed my life,” he defined. “That’s the only reason why I will keep performing that song, ’cause that’s the song that changed my life. I went from broke to rich to that song. So, you know, it is what it is.”
Last week, Gucci issued an apology for the offensive clothes merchandise and eliminated it from shops.
“Gucci deeply apologizes for the offense caused by the wool balaclava jumper,” the luxurious model stated in an announcement. “We can verify that the merchandise has been instantly faraway from our on-line retailer and all bodily shops. We take into account range to be a basic worth to be absolutely upheld, revered, and on the forefront of each resolution we make.
“We are fully committed to increasing diversity throughout our organization and turning this incident into a powerful learning moment for the Gucci team and beyond.”
View a photograph of the sweater that sparked the outrage beneath.
Gucci has apologized and discontinued promoting a sweater after criticism that it resembles blackface https://t.co/AU7RVR9Xj6 pic.twitter.com/GBf0rdsNDk
— CNN International (@cnni) February 7, 2019