Jeffree Star is speaking out against the recent backlash he received for his latest makeup collection. The YouTube star previously unveiled “My Cremated Palette” on May 16, which is set to launch Friday.”This is a smokey eye dream,” the YouTuber said, showing off the new palette in the debut video. The monochromatic palette had shades of gray and black, named “Grave Digger,” “The Morgue,” “Hearse,” and “Casket Ready,” among others.Many fans found offensive and of poor taste as the coronavirus pandemic continues to kill thousands of people around the world. One called him “tone deaf,” for releasing a grotesquely-named makeup collection right now. “I’m sorry but with everything going on in the world to launch a palette themed after cremation and the shade names being death related doesn’t feel right,” one user wrote on Instagram. “Cremated with the slogan ‘get ready to be deceased’, during a health pandemic of proportions never seen in the history of humanity? Thanks, but no thanks,” another wrote on social media. “My grandma had to be cremated after she died from Covid-19. This seems like bad timing for such a product,” a third chimed in about the morbid theme.Star uploaded a video on YouTube on… Read full this story
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