You laid it out so perfectly. When I dressed up as Princess Lei, I did not paint my face white because it was unnecessary. I thought that the buns and the outfit were good enough to cosplay. Some people will use any excuse to be racist. I might write about this as well as we get closer to Holloween. White people are guaranteed to do this nonsense again.

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