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Now those Haiti-loving Donna Karan print ads that everyone thought were slightly racist (but actually weren’t) have their very own video component. And it’s a pretty seductive video component at that.
There has been no shortage of people calling Donna Karan‘s spring ad campaign either racist or racially tinged or racially insensitive, primarily because it was shot in Haiti and features an image of (white Brazilian) model Adriana Lima sitting with with two young (dark skinned) Haitian guys. Not whipping them or smizing them into submission, just sitting, which is about the least racist thing you can do.
10 truckloads of knock-off designer clothing is currently en route to Haiti to clothe victims of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit the struggling country earlier this year.