‘White Feminist Icon’ Emma Watson Attacked for Appearing in Skin-Whitening Cream Ad

Harry Potter actress Emma Watson has been accused of being a racist and a “fake feminist” after an ad that she appeared in for a skin-whitening cream three years ago went viral. Watson, now 25, reportedly appeared in an ad for Lancôme cosmetics’ skin-whitening Blanc Expert cream in Asia in 2013. Critics are asking if skin-lightening supporter Emma Watson is ‘Hermione the hypocrite’ https://t.co/BGTl7kFFU0 pic.twitter.com/xxJBw3GA2i — Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) April 4, 2016 The actress has since been an outspoken advocate for feminism, and serves as a UN Goodwill Ambassador. Watson launched the feminist “HeForShe” campaign at the UN last year. In

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