EXCLUSIVE: CoverGirl guy James Charles has more offensive social posts

By Robert "Rob" Redding Jr.

Editor & Publisher

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2017, 11:40 a.m. - CoverGirl’s only male brand ambassador, James Charles, who last week went on a racist tirade about Ebola in Africa, has repeatedly disparaged black women, Indian Americans and Mexican Americans, according to recently recovered media posts found by Redding News Review.

Charles last week was forced to apologize after posting on Twitter:  “I can’t believe we’re going to Africa on Friday omg what if we get Ebola?”

Redding News Review has recovered what appear to be deleted Instgram posts from Charles. In the posts he launches racial and sexual epithets at black women, Indian Americans and Mexican Americans.

Charles, 17, appears to have posted a picture of the back of a black women's head saying: "what the hell....this is not ok" and how he wished he was a "chubby black woman."

He appears to have called an Indian man "stupid" for not having his shirt size and also posted about how Mexicans are not "allowed" to an event.

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CoverGirl did not return a call to comment. Charles, who initially rose to fame on social media, appears to be traveling abroad.

Charles did not initially want to apologize for the first offensive comments. He wrote: “do NOT put words in my mouth holy fuck I cannot wait to not have cell service for 10 days so I don’t have to deal with twitter.”

Charles eventually posted the following comment on Twitter: “I am extremely sorry for my Tweet and I feel like shit for saying it,” he wrote. “I am traveling to Africa with a few friends for a school trip, ironically enough, it’s an educational trip because we all know very little about the country but are eager to learn. As a white cis male I recognize my privilege and would never want to take that for granted, but I f–ked up… I understand why what I said was offensive and ignorant.”



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