Julianne Hough apologizes for blackface costume after 'Activist' backlash

Julianne Hough apologizes for blackface costume after 'Activist' backlash

Julianne Hough is trying to dance her way out of this mess. The former “Dancing With the Stars” pro took to social media to express her regret for a 2013 Halloween costume where she used blackface amid criticism for her new CBS show, “The Activist.” The 33-year-old is set to be a co-host on the competition series, alongside Usher and Priyanka Chopra, all of whom will judge activists competing to promote their various causes. In a very lengthy Instagram post she shared on Tuesday, the “Footloose” actress apologized for the show, as well as for the time she dressed up as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren, played by Uzo Aduba, from “Orange Is the New Black.” “The last few days have been a powerful demonstration of real-time activism,” Hough began. “Thank …
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