May 9, 2021

Model fired by L’Oreal for racism remarks will be face of rival campaign

Illamasqua hires Munroe Bergdorf, sacked by French firm after urging white people to be aware of unconscious racism

A transgender model fired by L’Oreal for making comments about systemic racism on social media has been chosen as the face of a new campaign by a rival beauty brand.

Munroe Bergdorf was sacked by the French company last month after making the comments on Facebook in the wake of events in Charlottesville. On Wednesday the British firm Illamasqua announced she was fronting its new campaign based around gender fluidity.

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