MTV contestant uses Nutella for blackface on 'Battle of the Exes'
MSNBC: Note to reality TV contestants and, well, people everywhere: If in the middle of planning a prank, you have to ask someone if it’s racist, the answer is probably “yes it is.”
That’s a lesson one player on MTV’s “The Challenge: Battle of the Exes” learned in hindsight after donning blackface in order to impersonate a fellow contestant on Wednesday’s night episode of the show.
For some reason, Emily’s pal, Camilla, gave her the ill-advised all-clear when she asked the aforementioned question about her prank, so Em went ahead and smeared her face with chocolate-hazelnut spread Nutella, put on a hat and did her best (worst) impression of game partner Ty.
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