Racism is just not solely an American most cancers however exists in nearly each space of the world. A stunning instance of bigotry popped up on Russian tv, and it focused the previous U.S. president Barack Obama.
On one of many nation’s pro-Kremlin comedy reveals, TMZ experiences, the host is seen interviewing a white Russian actor wearing a purple bandana, black gloves, outsized “hip-hop” apparel and blackface — in an offensive effort to mimic the forty fourth president of the US, Barack Obama.
Although fully carried out in Russian, it was clear the bit was supposed to make enjoyable of Blackness in America.
The host says, “We now go dwell to the darkish facet of America’s historical past, Barack Obama.”
The pretend former POTUS launches right into a gibberish rap the place only some issues might be understood: Black Lives Matter, Barack Obama (his identify) and Trump.
TMZ interprets the host’s response as, “Are you able to please cease shouting? We do not have racism.” Later, the actor taking part in Obama in blackface feedback on the previous president’s new best-selling memoir A Promised Land, saying “none of my family members that got here earlier than me may write.”
Not like Saturday Evening Dwell political parodies, there was nothing humorous about this skit.