Dopo che Ellie Kemper ha parlato, Veiled Prophet 'categorically rejects racism in any form'

Nel 1999, Kemper è stata incoronata Regina dell'Amore e della Bellezza in un ballo tenuto dall'organizzazione, che ha escluso i membri neri per oltre un decennio, introducendo il loro primo membro nero in 1979.

Inoltre, il St. Louis-based organization has been criticized for its initial imagery of aVeiled Prophet,” which is similar in appearance to a Klansman. tuttavia, Rolling Stone noted that the ball predates the Ku Klux Klan by several decades.

Photos of Kemper, adesso 41, participating in the ball recently resurfaced, causing a stir on social media, and after the actresspublic apology, Veiled Prophet has offered a new statement to Fox News.

ELLIE KEMPER FACES CALLS TO BE CANCELED ON SOCIAL MEDIA OVER PARTICIPATION IN ‘RACIST’ BALL

Ellie Kemper was named the Queen of the court of Love and Beauty by the Veiled Prophet Organization in 1999. (Jamie Rector/St. Louis Post Dispatch/Polaris)

Ellie Kemper was named the Queen of the court of Love and Beauty by the Veiled Prophet Organization in 1999. (Jamie Rector/St. Louis Post Dispatch/Polaris)

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