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‘This would’ve not happened to a white model’: Akech blasts mag mix-up

Supermodel Adut Akech says Australia “has the most work to do” when it comes to advancing diversity after a magazine published an interview with her but a photo of another model.

Speaking to The Age on Monday, New York-based Akech, whose family lives in Adelaide, said she “needed to publicly address” the error, which was made in the current issue of Who magazine.

  • Melissa Singer
  • Brisbane Times

In an interview in the magazine, Akech, who is in town for Melbourne Fashion Week, spoke about “how people view refugees and people’s attitude to colour in general”, according to an Instagram post on her account on…

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