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MBC Issues Statement After Hwa Sa’s Traditional Outfit Sparks Controversy

MAMAMOO’s Hwa Sa received backlash after a video went viral where HwaSa is seen wearing traditional African clothing. Netizens falsely identified HwaSa’s outfit as a reflection of the Nigerian traditional outfit.

MBC studio issued a statement regarding the HwaSa’s outfit. They clarified that HwaSa did not wear traditional African clothing. HwaSa’s outfit was inspired by the Korean ‘Sauna’ look.

MBC studio stated that the HwaSa often wore these types of outfits on our show. Studio clarified that they had no intention of comically presenting a traditional outfit of a particular country.

MBC said: “Due to the ‘comic’ genre of our show, some of you have shown concerns suggesting a comical reflection of traditional outfits and the possibility of it leading to racism.”

#ApologizeToHwaSa started trending at #1 on US Twitter. Hwa Sa’s fans seek apology from the singer after they misunderstood her outfit as Nigerian traditional outfit.

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