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Gold Coast influencer Sophie Guidolin is slammed for ‘cultural appropriation’

Gold Coast influencer Sophie Guidolin is slammed for ‘cultural appropriation’
Gold Coast influencer Sophie Guidolin is slammed for ‘cultural appropriation’


Gold Coast influencer is accused of ‘cultural appropriation’ after asking followers whether or not she ought to costume up as Pocahontas or Princess Jasmine for Halloween










An influencer has been accused of ‘cultural appropriation’ after asking her followers if she ought to costume up as Pocahontas or Princess Jasmine for a Halloween celebration.

Sophie Guidolin, 32, posted a ballot on Instagram Tales so followers may assist her determine, however she confronted criticism as a result of she is white and Pocahontas and Princess Jasmine are each ladies of color.

Pocahontas was a Native American girl from the seventeenth century whose life story was fictionalised within the 1995 Disney movie of the identical identify. Princess Jasmine is a fictional Arabian character from the 1992 Disney animation Aladdin. 

Over Influencers, an Instagram account that paperwork social media gaffes, reposted Guidolin’s ballot, main some critics to accuse her of cultural insensitivity.

Backlash: Influencer Sophie Guidolin has been accused of 'cultural appropriation' after asking her followers if she should dress up as Pocahontas or Princess Jasmine for a Halloween party

Backlash: Influencer Sophie Guidolin has been accused of ‘cultural appropriation’ after asking her followers if she ought to costume up as Pocahontas or Princess Jasmine for a Halloween celebration

‘It is 2021. Folks have been pulled up for this earlier than. What planet are you residing on to assume that is nonetheless okay? Let me guess, they’re white women making a approach as influencers residing on the Gold Coast,’ one individual commented.

‘The 2 princesses you simply should not costume up as,’ one other wrote.

‘Why not simply go ‘black-face’? Could be same-same. #fail,’ a 3rd added.

Poll: Guidolin, 32, posted this poll on Instagram so fans could help her decide, but she faced criticism because she is white and Pocahontas and Princess Jasmine are both women of colour

Ballot: Guidolin, 32, posted this ballot on Instagram so followers may assist her determine, however she confronted criticism as a result of she is white and Pocahontas and Princess Jasmine are each ladies of color

One critic identified: ‘Pocahontas was based mostly on a 12-year-old native woman who was kidnapped and raped and died in London when early settlers stole her from her land.’

Guidolin deleted her social media ballot following the backlash.

Each day Mail Australia has contacted Sophie Guidolin for remark.

Criticism: Over Influencers , an Instagram account that documents social media gaffes, reposted Guidolin's poll, leading some critics to accuse her of cultural insensitivity

Criticism: Over Influencers , an Instagram account that paperwork social media gaffes, reposted Guidolin’s ballot, main some critics to accuse her of cultural insensitivity 

It comes after Guidolin spoke about her love life by confirming she had reunited together with her ex-boyfriend Ryan.

‘Are you again along with your ex?’ one fan requested on Instagram, to which she responded: ‘Certain am.’

Guidolin beforehand dated Married At First Sight star Jake Edwards, however they parted methods after just a few months collectively.

Case of the ex: Guidolin previously dated Married At First Sight star Jake Edwards (right), but they parted ways after only a few months together

Case of the ex: Guidolin beforehand dated Married At First Sight star Jake Edwards (proper), however they parted methods after just a few months collectively

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