Twitter Thinks Jeffree Star’s Relationship Is A Publicity Stunt To Excuse Racist Behavior
Jeffree Star’s Instagram post featuring his new boo broke the internet, and not in a good way. Andre Marhold is suspected to be the man in the Instagram photo that the YouTuber posted. This has caused quite the stir on Twitter. Many find it contradictory that Jeffree is dating a black man due to his past racist behavior. Is he looking for forgiveness?
Jeffree Star And Andre Marhold’s Relationship Is Under Scrutiny
After Jeffree posted his ambiguous coupled-up photo, it didn’t take long for people to find out he was with basketball player Andre Marhold. His tattoos were a giveaway along with a bump on his finger after a recent injury. But, people are not happy that Jeffree is dating a black man. In the past, he has been caught on camera saying racial slurs towards the black and Spanish communities. Tab, one of Jeffree’s friends of 13 years made a YouTube video saying that during a trip to Las Vegas, the makeup mogul made racist, derogatory and offensive comments. Another scandal Jeffree has been involved in is an image resurfacing from 2004. In the image, he is sitting with a swastica image behind him and the words “lipstick nazi” on the bottom.
Twitter Thinks Jeffree Is Looking For Forgiveness For Racist Remarks
He has since made a video apologizing for his past behavior but many felt it was very half-a**d. Several people assumed it was a PR stunt to cover his tracks and help him sell more Jeffree Star Cosmetics products. During the apology, he referenced Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain, and the recurring murder of black/trans people across America. Fans were quick to point out Star’s mention of the current Black Lives Matter movement and how it contradicts his past racist behavior. And now, dating a black man after making such comments has many thinking that Jeffree is looking to be forgiven. “Jeffree Star really out here renting a black boyfriend for PR damage control,” wrote one Twitter user. Twitter also questioned whether or not the relationship is genuine on Jeffree’s part.
“Not Jeffree Star the infamous racist now conveniently having a black boyfriend now that he’s being canceled for his racism. Are your palettes not selling bb?” said another convinced Jeffree is doing it to help sell makeup from his brand.
There are thousands of tweets where people are convinced Jeffree is dating a black man to make it seem like he is no longer racist.
Some are just simply fed up with Jeffree and his drama.
Twitter is convinced Jeffree has something to “prove.”
So is Jeffree actually forgiven for his past? The obvious answer at this moment is no. Many feel like he has not taken enough accountability for his actions especially during the Black Lives Matter movement which has swept across the world. Instead, it seems like he is stirring the pot more with people questioning his intentions.