Elle France Beauty Editor Apologizes for Blackface

Jeanne Deroo apologized for her offensive Solange Knowles costume. 

Jeanne Deroo


You may remember Elle France Beauty Editor Jeanne Deroo, who infamously wore blackface a few weeks ago, complete with an Afro wig.

Well, Deroo has since come forward to apologize, via Twitter, International Business Times reports.

"I realise how much the fact of painting oneself brown is an offensive act. I didn’t realise the seriousness of my action when I went to a private party last Saturday evening, which [sic] the theme was 'Icons' and I chose to embody Solange&nb