Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore ‘brownface’ at a school gala in 2001, according to a photo obtained by Time magazine.
Mr Trudeau reportedly wore the make-up and a turban for an 'Arabian Nights' costume party while teaching at the private school.
— TIME (@TIME)September 18, 2019
A spokesperson for Mr Trudeau’s Liberal Party confirmed the photo to Time.
“It was a photo taken while he was teaching in Vancouver, at the school’s annual dinner which had a costume theme of ‘Arabian Nights'", said media relations lead Zita Astravas.
"He attended with friends and colleagues dressed as a character from Aladdin,” she said.