Trudeau Apologizes, ‘Pissed-Off’ He Did Brownface — But Hints He’s Done Blackface Too

The Daily Caller | 9/18/2019 | Staff
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held an impromptu news conference Wednesday night to respond to a report that he wore brownface at a private school party in 2001.

Trudeau’s Liberal Party of Canada had already acknowledged that it was him pictured in brownface in a West Point Grey Academy yearbook, where Trudeau taught drama at the time.

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Trudeau said he was informed Wednesday morning that the story would be appearing in TIME .

“I shouldn’t have done that. I take responsibility for it. It was a dumb thing to do. I’m disappointed in myself, I’m pissed-off at myself for having done it. I wish I hadn’t done it but I did it and I apologize for it,” Trudeau said.

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Trudeau spoke to reporters from his campaign airplane that had just landed in Halifax for an election stop. Appearing somewhat shaken, the prime minister said, “I shouldn’t have done. I should have known better but I didn’t.”

When asked if there were any other incidents like the time he wore brown face to an “Arabian Night’s” soirée, Trudeau admitted to apparently wearing blackface at a “high school talent show” where...
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