Amelia Hamlin refers to blackfishing allegations
Amelia Hamlin tells arrivederci in a recent Instagram photo to haters accusing her of darkening her skin tone.
Hamlin, Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin's 19-year-old daughter, took her to Instagram to explain that her "Italian blood" makes it easier for her to tan.
I've got a lot of feedback about my new photo. I am told I am "black fishing"-thank you all for educating me on this subject," she began, adding, "I recently went on holiday in the sun, and I tan very easily with my Italian heritage.
"Blackfishing" refers to a person who uses lipstick, self-tanner or filters to modify his or her look to appear black or racially ambiguous.
"No self-tanner is involved. Or the need to look darker than my own natural skin tone," she added." "I had a lot of fun making this look without any motive or offense of malice."
"Hamlin didn't delete the shot, but turned off the post comments that she captioned, "whiplash got me like......
Recently, Hamlin travelled to Miami with boyfriend Scott Disick, where she was spotted spending time with his children and enjoying time on the beach.
After being seen out for dinner and taking strolls together on the beach, Disick, 37, and Hamlin have been linked since late 2020. Hamlin took to social media to vent about "weird and judgmental individuals" after facing criticism over their 18-year age difference.
The pair announced their romance on Valentine's Day after months of hinting at their collaboration.
During a romantic dinner, the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, who shares three children with Kourtney Kardashian, posted several pictures of Hamlin on Instagram while she posted a shot of him driving a yacht.