A still from a video posted by Michel Gaubert, the fashion world’s favourite deejay, from an Asian-themed dinner he attended in Paris at which guests held up slant-eye masks and yelled “Wuhan girls” in reference to the coronavirus first detected in Wuhan, China. Photo: Instagram/@michelgaubert A still from a video posted by Michel Gaubert, the fashion world’s favourite deejay, from an Asian-themed dinner he attended in Paris at which guests held up slant-eye masks and yelled “Wuhan girls” in reference to the coronavirus first detected in Wuhan, China. Photo: Instagram/@michelgaubert
A still from a video posted by Michel Gaubert, the fashion world’s favourite deejay, from an Asian-themed dinner he attended in Paris at which guests held up slant-eye masks and yelled “Wuhan girls” in reference to the coronavirus first detected in Wuhan, China. Photo: Instagram/@michelgaubert
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‘Asian version of blackface’: slant-eyed masks, ‘Wuhan girls’ chant at Paris dinner party condemned by big names in fashion

  • A video posted by fashion DJ Gaubert shows guests at an Asian-themed dinner holding masks with slanted eyes while yelling ‘Wuhan girls, wahoo!’
  • Fashion figures such as Susanna Lau and Bryanboy and Instagram account Diet Prada condemned the theme and masks – Lau called it ‘patently racist’

Topic |   Fashion
A still from a video posted by Michel Gaubert, the fashion world’s favourite deejay, from an Asian-themed dinner he attended in Paris at which guests held up slant-eye masks and yelled “Wuhan girls” in reference to the coronavirus first detected in Wuhan, China. Photo: Instagram/@michelgaubert A still from a video posted by Michel Gaubert, the fashion world’s favourite deejay, from an Asian-themed dinner he attended in Paris at which guests held up slant-eye masks and yelled “Wuhan girls” in reference to the coronavirus first detected in Wuhan, China. Photo: Instagram/@michelgaubert
A still from a video posted by Michel Gaubert, the fashion world’s favourite deejay, from an Asian-themed dinner he attended in Paris at which guests held up slant-eye masks and yelled “Wuhan girls” in reference to the coronavirus first detected in Wuhan, China. Photo: Instagram/@michelgaubert
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