Sia Denies Resurfaced Blackface Photos: 'I Was Painting Myself Into the Backdrop'

Tonya Brewer

In the wake of drama between Scooter Braun and Taylor Swift, a number of celebrities have come forward to take a side. On Monday (July 1), Sia stood up for the music manager and called him a "good kind man."

As a result, Swifties unleashed on the songstress, digging up a 2011 photo and accusing Sia of performing concerts in blackface.

Sia responded to the claims on Tuesday (July 2), noting that it wasn't blackface, just part of her hidden identity art before she became known for covering her face with a wig. “For the swift fans trying to make out that I would ever do blackface please see this video,” she wrote alongside a clip from the show the photo was taken from. “I was painting myself into the backdrop, it was a precursor to the wig…”

See below.


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