3186401 X Factor, Alexandra Burke shows music industry's racism
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singer Alexandra Burke has spoken about her experiences with racism in the Music Industry , revealing, as She was asked to bleach her skin "white look".
After winning the X Factor , Burke said, She was told She would "have to work 10 times harder than a white artist, because of the color of their skin".
She remembered, said: "you can no braids, you can not afro-a.
"you have the Hair . That appeals to White People . "
The 31-year-old star, who won the TV Talent Show in 2008 at the Age Of 19, described the experience as "heartbreaking".
Burke , who refused to bleach her skin, She Said She was inspired to tell their story, the other X Factor contestant in The Hands of the Music Industry .
Misha B claimed the X Factor " projected "the angry Black Girl story", with words like "Groovy" and "bullying" to describe you, after a live performance on The Show . 2011-candidate said She left her thoughts of suicide. 'Hurtful'
"I could have spoken much earlier, but was too scared," said Burke , whose Instagram post has attracted a lot of attention and sympathy on Social Media .
The Music star revealed the micro-aggressions they have experienced in The Hands of the record companies, is told regularly That She "comes across aggressive".
She Said She was told: "you can not use this type of music don't let go, because White People understand", adding: "I'm so mad at myself That I allowed That . "
Burke , whose hit singles Hallelujah, Bad Boys and All Night Long all of the nominees for the Brit Awards, have also played a main role in the critically acclaimed West-End musical The Bodyguard .
The Singer said She was, said: "Because She 's a Black Girl , you're not going to make it far in the Industry . if you were white, you would be bigger than what you are now, you could sell more records, you would have a Brit Award winners".
"It is hurtful," She added. Burke went to one of the runner-up on Strictly Come Dancing in 2017
She was born and raised in North London by her mother, Soul II Soul singer Melissa Bell , died in August 2017 - shortly before Burke was due to take part in Strictly Come Dancing .
She remembered, as a journalist you threw, "a diva" when She asked him to do any type of advertising on The Show on the Red Carpet , who died randomly on the same day as her mother. 'sort'
"That was The Image you had of me, because of The Papers . "She Said . "I was so scared, That show. So many trolls, telling me all sorts of stuff.
"I have no idea how I through it. I may not even remember That experience. It is simply because me as a black strong woman.
"I speak for myself, because That is how I was taught. But I would never do it in a way That people are offended or hurt anyone. "
She Said The Black Lives Matter movement had to persuade them, to their experiences, because "The Truth is all we have".
"I just don't see the feeling of the people need to paint," said Burke . "My Mama always triggered me to see color and never have. I'm also going to continue to do so, because That is what makes me happy.
"people are people. We Are All Human , we all have feelings. So Kind . "be
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