Why Do Katy Perry's Dancers Have Giant Fake Butts and Big Earrings?

06/10/2014 04:45 pm ET | Updated Jun 10, 2014
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Yesterday, some previously-unnoticed photos from Katy Perry's Prismatic Tour began making the rounds on Twitter. They depict Katy — in a leotard emblazoned with in ankh and the eye of Horus — surrounded by anonymous, faceless backup dancers in padded bodysuits. It's hard to know what the intention here was, but the consensus is that the end result looks like hypersexualized caricatures of black women's bodies.

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