The Swedish Instagram model is controversial, as followers claim that she is black for cultural appropriation.
Emma Hallberg (19 years old) is famous for uploading self-made and makeup tips for 200,000 Instagram followers. However, some social media users were shocked when they realized that Hallberg, who currently has a bronze complexion, is white.
Every Tuesday, Twitter users started every time they uploaded photos from Hallberg's Instagram. Conversation Screenshots I pointed out that the beauty of brown hair is actually white.
"I honestly thought of Emma. [Hallberg] It was half black, "the Twitter user added.
Others have started. Reissue photos on Hallberg's Twitter The skin color is noticeably lighter. Some have accused her of "black fishing" or behaved as if they were black to attract more attention.
"When her skin color changes from season to season, the color of the skin will not change every season as seen in Instagram," the online user said. "As she posted many black pages, the girl was clearly posing in black."
According to Buzzfeed, Hallberg appeared on the Instagram page, which features a black model, but did not ask you to remove posts from your account. Most have been removed.
Hallberg later discussed whether some users had commented on their social media accounts. Photos are considered black..
After backlash, the model defended himself with Buzzfeed, never used self-tanners or spray tans, and never said, "I did not claim to be black or anything else" .
"I do not see myself as anything other than white," he said. "I get tan naturally from the sun."
She also referred to the selfie from 2017 and told Buzzfeed that she had "the same tan" she now has.
"The only difference is that I did not post more photos than this summer because I did not have as many followers as I do now," she said.
Twitter user Wanna Thompson (27) told Buzzfeed that Hallberg should be "transparent about her appearance".
Thompson from Toronto told Buzzfeed: "No one says that you can not do a tanning or change your look, but you do not have the intention of telling black women who really want honest conversations. "He said.
But some people came to defend the model.
"My king, who cares! Seriously … if she wants to be green, she tells her" I wrote Osh Toni Payne.. "There is a bigger issue in this country."
She is not the only Instagram Influenza accused of appropriating black culture. In June 2017, Kim Kardashian was controversially charged with darkening the color of her ads in order to promote her new beauty.
She claimed that she was just "really tan" at the time of the photo shoot, and the New York Times said "the contrast may be off."