These Katy Perry shoes were just pulled from shelves after blackface accusations


Days after Spike Lee, Soulja Boy and Dapper Dan shamed Gucci for its Blackface apparel, Katy Perry's latest shoe line has made the same mistake as the Italian luxury brand.

Singer Katy Perry's shoe brand, Katy Perry Collections, has come under fire for designs that resemble "blackface".

Katy Perry attends the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

According to USA Today, the two designs-the Rue Face slip-on loafer, and the Ora Face sandal-were yanked from the clothing line's official website on Monday.

The "face" shoes have two eyes, a nose and red lips on them, and they come in two different colors - black and beige.

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Social media roared, and Katy Perry listened.

The black version specifically resembles historical blackface makeup.

According to TMZ, sources connected to the "Roar" singer insist the shoes were never meant to be offensive, but are simply part of a larger collection.

"In order to be respectful and sensitive the team is in the process of pulling the shoes", the representative told TMZ.