Worst make-up brand name of the year?

30 December 2011

"Is it because I is wearing Black Up?"

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[via @ingridoliver100]


  • No N.
    Why is this the worst name? Just because it has Black in the name? Why does everything with ‘black’ in the name become racist? Get over it, whatever.
  • maxtweenie
    @ No Name - I'm with you. If it's good enough for the Black & White Minstrels, it's good enough for me. Damn right!
  • Chris
    What's wrong with the name?
  • Jonno
    It is aimed at people of an Afro heritage
  • WaveyDavey
    Hansen got crucified for not using the word black last week. Surely this would be more offensive it it was Coloured Up?? I just cant keep up with the PC rulebook!
  • Diane A.
    Is it because up is shortist? Or mocking those with erectile dysfunction?
  • Bernard M.
    It's not because the word black is in the name, it's because "black up" is a phrase that is connected with the art of "blacking up", a popular entertainment feature throughout the earlier parts of the 20th century. You uneducated mongoloids. Try looking up "The Black and White Minstral Show" and you'll see what I mean.

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