Talking Heads' David Byrne Admits To Donning Blackface in 80's


Just hearing of another celebrity that is admitting to and apologizing for donning black/brown face! Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is now talking about a 1984 promotional video that he made for the 1984 concert film "Stop Making Sense".

In the video that appears in at least one of its Blu-ray releases, Byrne, now 68, is seen portraying different characters interviewing himself. “Recently a journalist pointed out something I did in a promo video skit in 1984 for the Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense,” he tweeted. “In the piece I appear as a number of different characters interviewing myself".

See the tweet below and get the full story here.

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