Alyssa Milano says 'blackface scandal' is a hoax: 'F*** yourselves with your smear campaign'

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Alyssa Milano has responded to accusations that she posed in blackface years ago, saying it’s a “smear campaign” of misinformation. She said the image in question is of her portraying Jersey Shore star Snooki and that she’s “never done” blackface.” data-reactid=”16″>Alyssa Milano has responded to accusations that she posed in blackface years ago, saying it’s a “smear campaign” of misinformation. She said the image in question is of her portraying Jersey Shore star Snooki and that she’s “never done” blackface.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The 47-year-old actress and activist shared a screenshot of an article posted on the conservative website LifeZette titled “Alyssa Milano Facing Backlash Over ‘Blackface Scandal’ After Damning Photo Comes Back to Haunt Her.” The story featured a split image of Milano, whose skin appears much darker in one picture.&nbsp;” data-reactid=”17″>The 47-year-old actress and activist shared a screenshot of an article posted on the conservative website LifeZette titled “Alyssa Milano Facing Backlash Over ‘Blackface Scandal’ After Damning Photo Comes Back to Haunt Her.” The story featured a split image of Milano, whose skin appears much darker in one picture. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="She explained that the photo, which had been circulating on social media for days, is from an old “Funny or Die” skit.&nbsp;” data-reactid=”18″>She explained that the photo, which had been circulating on social media for days, is from an old “Funny or Die” skit

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="“Hey, a**holes. The below picture is me parodying Jersey Shore and Snookie’s [sic] tan. Snookie’s tan (she is a sweetheart by the way) is worthy of parodying as is Trump’s ‘tan,’” Milano tweeted on Tuesday. “So go f*** yourselves with your smear campaign.” She included a link to the 2013 video.” data-reactid=”19″>“Hey, a**holes. The below picture is me parodying Jersey Shore and Snookie’s [sic] tan. Snookie’s tan (she is a sweetheart by the way) is worthy of parodying as is Trump’s ‘tan,’” Milano tweeted on Tuesday. “So go f*** yourselves with your smear campaign.” She included a link to the 2013 video.

Photo: Alyssa Milano via Twitter

Photo: Alyssa Milano via Twitter

Photo: Alyssa Milano via Twitter

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="On Monday, Milano — who is an outspoken critic of President Trump — ruffled feathers when she tweeted that “cancel culture is being weaponized” by Republicans and Russian President Vladimir Putin.” data-reactid=”31″>On Monday, Milano — who is an outspoken critic of President Trump — ruffled feathers when she tweeted that “cancel culture is being weaponized” by Republicans and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“Take notice of who they are targeting & what is trending. Are they trying to hurt Trump’s most vocal critics? Yup. The misinformation campaign has begun,” she wrote.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Charmed star was then flooded with screenshots of her as Snooki. Milano posted a follow-up message on Tuesday, writing that the replies to her tweet “are proving my point. Thank you.”” data-reactid=”33″>The Charmed star was then flooded with screenshots of her as Snooki. Milano posted a follow-up message on Tuesday, writing that the replies to her tweet “are proving my point. Thank you.”

She clarified, “I’ve never done, nor would I ever do blackface.”

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