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Harry Connick Jr. Slams 'Blackface' Jackson 5 on Aussie TV

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Appearing as a judge on an Australian TV show, American musician Harry Connick Jr. slammed a Michael Jackson impersonator in white face, who was backed by
a fake Jackson 5 in blackface.

"On behalf of my country, I know it was done humorously, but we've spent so much time to not make black people look like buffoons," Connick Jr. said on air, after he was offered an apology by the host. "If I knew that was going to be a part of the show I definitely wouldn't have done it."