Hailey Baldwin defended Normani’s Halloween costume after a ‘racist’ commenter said it wasn’t ‘right for a black girl’

Hailey Bieber recently stood up for Normani on Instagram.

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Hailey Bieber recently stood up for Normani on Instagram.
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Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin) recently defended Normani after she faced “racist” criticism of her Halloween costume.

On Friday, the “Motivation” singer posted photos of herself emulating Cher in a glamorous 1979 photoshoot. But while fans and admirers fawned over the spot-on recreation, one person claimed that it wasn’t “the right costume for a black girl.”

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“Cher is white and Cher was thin, Cher did a lot you not even close to her,” the user wrote. “You black people think you own everything not fair you could’ve done Beyoncé or Rihanna or Janet [Jackson] but no Cher is white respect her.”

In her scathing reply, Bieber wrote that there was “absolutely nothing wrong” with Normani’s costume.

“What do you mean by the first sentence? She can do it because she wants to, she is doing much better than you, you’re behind a computer complaining about a costume,” she wrote.

“Stop being racist and get out of her page if you don’t like it,” Bieber concluded. “It’s 2019 and you’re still supporting the garbage of Trump, Marta.”

Bieber has previously opened up about her disapproval of President Donald Trump, particularly in regards to how it affects her relationship with her right-leaning father, Stephen Baldwin.

“We didn’t see eye to eye,” she told The Times shortly after Trump’s inauguration in 2017. “It was a very big issue for me, but my dad’s still my dad. I would never let politics get in the way of family. It’s over now, and his opinions have changed with how everything’s now unfolding. Every day, the news freaks me out. It’s terrifying.”

“I woke up really sick [on the morning of the Women’s March], but I supported everybody on it,” she continued. “I don’t believe in taking away choice – what I do with my body should be up to me, not the president. I don’t believe in taking our country backwards. The Muslim ban was disgusting.”

Bieber’s husband, Justin Bieber, has also criticized Trump’s policy of detaining migrant children at the Mexican border.