Demi Lovato slammed on twitter for saying she’s 1% African

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<div class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" content="Demi Lovato drew criticism on Twitter on Friday, February 24, after she posted the results of a DNA test and said she’s “one percent African.”” data-reactid=”27″ style=”margin-top: 0.8em;” type=”text”>Demi Lovato drew criticism on Twitter on Friday, February 24, after she posted the results of a DNA test and said she’s “one percent African.”
“I did a DNA test and found out I’m mainly Spanish, with Native America, SCANDINAVIAN (which I had NO idea), Irish, BRITISH…. And I’m 1% African!!!!” the 24-year-old singer tweeted. She then shared a photo of the full results, adding that she hadn’t done a DNA test before and, instead, “found out from my uncle about certain places.”

<div class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" content="Many of Lovato’s followers criticized her for pointing out her African ancestry. “So if you’re from africa…. why are you white,” one fan replied, quoting an iconic line from the movie Mean Girls. A second user tweeted a GIF of Jimmy Fallon saying, “Please do not do that,” while another shared a picture of Scream QueensEmma Roberts saying, “Thank you for making that announcement that no one cared about.”” data-reactid=”33″ style=”margin-top: 0.8em;” type=”text”>Many of Lovato’s followers criticized her for pointing out her African ancestry. “So if you’re from africa…. why are you white,” one fan replied, quoting an iconic line from the movie Mean Girls. A second user tweeted a GIF of Jimmy Fallon saying, “Please do not do that,” while another shared a picture of Scream Queens‘ Emma Roberts saying, “Thank you for making that announcement that no one cared about.”

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