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Culture appropriation debate: Here’s why people are angry with Farrah Abraham

The Teen Mom reality star sparked a controversy at MTV Awards by wearing a Bollywood inspired outfit.

tabloid Updated: May 09, 2017 14:42 IST
Abhinav Verma
Abhinav Verma
Hindustan Times
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Farrah Abraham wore a Bollywood inspired outfit at MTV Movie & TV Awards .(Instagram/ Farrah Abraham)

There seems to be no end to the culture appropriation debate. Reality star Farrah Abraham is the latest celebrity who has been accused of cultural appropriation. The 25 -year-old American reality TV star decided to walk the red carpet at MTV Movie & TV Awards in a three-piece pink and gold sari featuring a headpiece and a bindi. The outfit and the look was designed by Taal Boutique & Bridal. Her choice of outfit upset many fans. Critics took to social media to express their anger. However, Abraham responded to the controversy by saying that ,“I think this will inspire others to embrace new cultures and have good experiences”, to TooFab website. Check out her outfit and Twitter reaction.

#bestdressed @mtvindia

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First Published: May 09, 2017 14:25 IST