Did Donald Trump Photoshop a white model to appear black?

accreditation

According to the Huffington Post, the billionaire’s campaign runners clearly changed a white merchandise model to appear black on his official website, which also sells all sorts of campaign apparel.

The digital director of Congresswoman Donna Edwards’ Senate campaign, Eric Ming, first brought this to the world’s attention, tweeting a comparison pic featured on Trump’s campaign apparel store. 

The original, white merchandise model is seen wearing a plain grey tee. On the left (below), we see the exact same model donning a grey t-shirt. However, her skin colour has been changed drastically and her t-shirt now displays a Trump logo.

Any response from Trump or his people? Well, the site has since removed the “black” model leaving only the white model, reports Buzzfeed.

Stilbly is ook ‘n antwoord.

The controversial GOP presidential candidate has spoken openly about his views on banning and shutting out Mexicans and Muslims from entering America. He also received major backlash from African-Americans after he verbally assaulted and kicked the #BlackLivesMatter activists out at one of his recent rallies.

fashion, donald trump, buzzfeed, gif

GIF: Buzzfeed

Follow Women24 on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes, I believed it was authentic
7% - 430 votes
Yes, I didn't want to spend that much money on the original item
20% - 1261 votes
No, I always shop at reputable stores
13% - 810 votes
No, I don't wear designer clothing
60% - 3721 votes
Vote