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UOB ‘blackface’ dudes are racist — not

UOB ‘blackface’ dudes are racist — not

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The complainers should get a life and stop being so uptight.

By Terence Lee

Like a scene from a 'B' grade Asian horror film.

Scan the headlines of our daily newspapers, and you would come away with the impression that our nation is going to the dogs.

Or filled with humorless people who lack love in their life.

I’m talking about the recent (and totally pointless) news story where several Chinese staff from UOB posted photos of themselves at a Bollywood-themed staff dinner — decked in Indian costumes.

But what got people upset was the fact that the bros were ‘blackfaced’. In other words, they painted their faces black for fun.

That’s when funny things started happening. Read the full story