Bruno Mars Accuses Seren Sensei Of Cultural Misrepresentation

E91F0890-38B6-4A20-B0C1-9E792E2A3F10HONOLULU, Hawaii (The Adobo Chronicles, Honolulu Bureau) – Singer Bruno Mars is finally breaking his silence after black writer Seren Sensei accused him of cultural appropriation.

Sensei’s comment was made during an online panel discussion on black music. She said Mars was a karaoke and wedding singer.

Today, The Adobo Chronicles caught up with Mars at the Hilton Hawaiian Village where the singer is taking a much-needed R&R from his very busy and successful show business career.

”I leave it to the experts to decide about cultural appropriation,” Mars said.  “However, I think Sensei, with a name like that, is guilty of cultural misrepresentation. She’s no Japanese nor a teacher, so taking on the name all but amounts to fakery and opportunism.”11ECB644-082B-4C30-AC02-6E9C6013526C

Mars was born in Hawaii, to a Puerto Rican father and a Filipina mother.

Multicultural appropriator would have been more appropriate to describe him.  But even that does not do justice to his sheer talent.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.