UK MAGAZINE APOLOGIZES TO LUPITA NYONGO FOR ALTERING HER HAIR
Grazia Daily Magazine, based on UK, has issued an apology to Lupita Nyongo for photo-shopping her hair in one of their November weekly Issue of the publication, that Nyongo had graced the cover.
Lupita had called out on the magazine for altering her natural African hair to fit their notion of what beautiful hair looks like. She further claimed her consent wasn’t sought to have her hair brushed out.
The magazine representative, came out to apologise to the Hollywood actress, and claimed the photographer of the shoot sent the edited images, already altered without them being involved.
Grazia is committed to representing diversity throughout its pages and apologizes unreservedly to Lupita Nyong’o.
Grazia magazine would like to make it clear that at no point did they make any editorial request to the photographer for Lupita Nyong’o’s hair to be altered on this week’s cover, nor did we alter it ourselves. But we apologize unreservedly for not upholding the highest of editorial standards in ensuring that that we were aware of all alterations that had been made.