Vogue’s embarrassing photo fail

Crazy Rich Asians stars Gemma Chan (left) and Tan Kheng Hua were misidentified. Picture: Getty

Fashion bible Vogue has found itself in hot water after it misidentified two stars from the movie Crazy Rich Asians.

On Sunday, the magazine covered the SAG Awards and included photos of actresses Gemma Chan and Tan Kheng Hua. Unfortunately they were captioned with the names Michelle Yeoh, their Crazy Rich Asians co-star, and Liv Lo, the wife of another Crazy Rich Asians star, Henry Golding.

Crazy Rich Asians stars Gemma Chan (left) and Tan Kheng Hua were misidentified. Picture: Getty

Crazy Rich Asians stars Gemma Chan (left) and Tan Kheng Hua were misidentified. Picture: GettySource:Supplied

Fashion watchdog Diet Prada called out Vogue’s blunder on its Instagram page, and it has unsurprisingly drawn a strong reaction on social media.

“What’s going on with you not being able to correctly identify women of colour?” one user tweeted.

“Vogue Magazine can’t even be bothered to accurately report the names of non-white stars. Disrespectful and sad,” another person lamented.

While Vogue has since updated the captions on its website, this isn’t the first time it has misidentified people of colour.

In January, Muslim-American activist Noor Tagouri said she was “devastated” after Vogue got her name wrong in the mag’s print story.

“I have been misrepresented and misidentified MULTIPLE times in media publications — to the point of putting my life in danger,” she wrote on her Instagram page.

“I never, EVER expected this from a publication I respect SO much and have read since I was a child.”

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