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"Pachinko" Actor Jin Ha Apologizes to Enraged Netizens for His Viral Comments About Elderly Women

Netizens are calling him out for taking photos of elderly women and making inappropriate sexual comments about them.
Korean-American actor Jin Ha has apologized for taking photos of elderly Korean women without their consent.In 2010, the Pachinko star created a blog on Tumblr titled "Korean Flowers In Bloom." It reportedly featured more than 90 photos of grandmothers wearing floral prints who

Here’s Why Filipino Netizens Are Not Happy About Vogue Featuring American Artists' "Retaso" Projects

These artists are promoting the practice of upcycling discarded shirts, but Filipinos are calling them out for appropriating the local "basahan".
Vogue is drawing flak from Filipino netizens for featuring retaso projects by American artists Franny Capone and Elise McMahon. On February 3, the prestigious outlet published an article on the pair's upcycling enterprise. According to the feature, McMahon, who is a furniture designer,

Mindanao Designers Withdraw Support for a Miss Universe Philippines 2021 Candidate

The designers cried foul over one delegate's handlers backpedalling on the gowns and costumes they initially requested for.
The Fashion Designers Guild of Mindanao has officially withdrawn its support for a candidate competing in the Miss Universe Philippines 2021 pageant. In a statement posted to Facebook by member Neil Patrick Jimlani, the guild cried foul over one delegate's team of handlers forfeiting the

Everything You Need to Know About the Controversies Surrounding Nas Daily and the “Whang-Od Academy”

The vlogger is in hot water for exploiting the culture of indigenous tattoo artist Whang-Od.
Known for his one-minute long videos exploring different countries, Nas Daily has been incriminated for cultural misappropriation regarding “Whang-Od Academy.” The vlogger launched “Nas Academy” last year, a platform for Filipinos to learn a variety of topics from esteemed instructors and professionals. Among

Miss Universe Canada Organization Apologizes to Michael Cinco in Official Statement

They also extended their apologies to Filipino designer Rian Fernandez.
The Miss Universe Canada Organization finally responded yesterday to the allegations against them, which rooted from a lengthy exposé on Facebook, posted by Dubai-based Filipino designer Michael Cinco.According to Michael, the MUC team had been spreading false statements about the gowns he made

Miss Canada Nova Stevens on the Michael Cinco Issue: "This Really Breaks My Heart"

After Michael Cinco called out Nova and her team on social media, the candidate has finally addressed the situation.
Last night, Michael Cinco called out Miss Universe Canada 2020 Nova Stevens' team for their allegations about his gowns during the pageant. Once the situation blew up online, Nova herself personally addressed the issue by posting a video on social media.In his

The Internet Thinks Miss Thailand Copied Catriona Gray's Iconic Gowns

Did Amanda Obdam copy Catriona Gray's gown?
The Miss Universe competition is the pageant to watch. Everyone tries to come up with the best, if not perfect formula of a beauty queen. With that, it can’t be helped that candidates hold seemingly familiar characteristics from previous winners. However, there's this

Did Vice Ganda Wear an Haute Couture Knockoff?

Decide for yourself.
Local comedian Vice Ganda is no stranger to high-end designer threads, and neither is he scant on outré style statements, but this latest look has got the It's Showtime host in hot (haute?) water.On the right is Vice in a voluminous bright

A PH University Used This YouTuber to Demonstrate "Inappropriate Grooming"

Manny MUA wasn't happy about it.
Yesterday, Twitter user @ThePencilPushe1 uploaded a photo showing Leyte Normal University's rules on "inappropriate hairstyles for students." The caption reads, "Is that @MannyMua733?"The photo, which labeled brightly colored tresses and long hair for guys as "inappropriate," also included a section on "improper

Did VP Leni Robredo Really Wear an Ifugao Death Blanket As A Skirt?

Here's what you need to know.
Vice-President Leni Robredo finds herself in the middle of yet another controversy by allegedly wearing an Ifugao death blanket while leading the Rizal Day rites in Luneta Park last December 30, 2018.Facebook page Luminous by Trixie Cruz-Angeles & Ahmed Paglinawan posted a

These Are's Most Read Beauty Stories in 2018

Which ones did you read?
We probably aren't alone in thinking that 2018 is one of the most interesting years for beauty in the last decade. Aside from being a year of celebrity-stamped products and countless controversies, the industry has gone a long way and from the

Karl Lagerfeld Allegedly Owes the French Government 22 Million Dollars

Did he really squirrel away that much money?
French authorities have launched an investigation into fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld's tax affairs.A report published in French weekly news magazine L'Express on Wednesday, January 6, suggests French tax authorities are probing his finances amid fears he owes around $22.5 million (£15 million)

Christmas Card Mocks Anna Wintour, Cara Delevingne, Kate Moss, And The Kardashians

Christmas Card Mocks Anna Wintour, Cara Delevingne, Kate Moss, And The Kardashians
A Christmas card design has mocked some of the world's top fashionistas.Controversial designer Madame Allsorts has created a "Wintour Wonderland" design, which includes caricatures of some of fashion's top stars including Cara Delevingne, the Kardashians, Kate Moss and Anna Wintour.The design, which