The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, has for a photo of him in brownface. This the wearing of face make-up to look like a brown-skinned person. It to be common in theatrical shows, but it is racist, offensive and disrespectful. The photo of Mr Trudeau wearing brownface was to Time magazine on Wednesday. It was when he was a teacher in 2001. He was an end-of-year school gala that an Arabian Nights theme. He on dark brown make-up to dress as a character from Aladdin. Mr Trudeau said he was sorry for the photo. He reporters: "I shouldn't have it. I should have known better, but I didn't. "And I'm really sorry."
The photo could trouble for Mr Trudeau. He is for re-election as Canada's leader and is neck-and-neck in the polls. His biggest rival reporters: "Like all Canadians, I was extremely shocked and disappointed when I of Justin Trudeau's actions this evening. Wearing brownface is an act of open mockery and racism. It just as racist in 2001 as it is in 2019." He added: "What Canadians this evening was someone...who's not to govern this country." Another election hopeful, Jagmeet Singh, said "We one Mr. Trudeau in public, and I'll honest with you, he really nice - very friendly, very warm....But behind closed doors, he seems like he's a different Mr. Trudeau."