'Racist' Chinese Spring Festival Gala TV show causes consternation over 'blackface and big bottoms' squib

A comedy sketch on China's biggest television event show has caused consternation online after critics said that it appeared to show an Asian woman using blackface and giant fake buttocks to depict an African character. The skit, which was apparently intended to celebrate China's relationship with African countries, came during the 2018 edition of the CCTV New Year's Gala - also known as the Spring Festival Gala - an annual variety show broadcast for the...
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