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Founder of fashion brand Ong Shunmugam apologises for race-related remarks at ACM event

A screenshot of a video footage that went viral, showing Ms Priscilla Shunmugam (bottom frame) in a video conference event organised by the Asian Civilisations Museum.

A screenshot of a video footage that went viral, showing Ms Priscilla Shunmugam (bottom frame) in a video conference event organised by the Asian Civilisations Museum.

Priscilla Shunmugam made remarks at an online event that were deemed racist by some people.

The fashion label founder was talking about why the cheongsam is a recurring design in her work.

The video clip containing excerpts of the event at Asian Civilisations Museum went viral.

Ms Shunmugam has apologised and said she was “rightly being held accountable”.

She acknowledged her remarks were “clumsy, hurtful and insensitive”.

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