Erich Schwer apologizes after answering the phone with a photo of a black face.

Bachelorette finalist Erich Schwer apologizes after facing backlash over black-faced yearbook photos

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Erich Schwer reacts after being swept away by a photo of a black face at school.

Erich Schwer has been a hot topic on social media recently after several controversial high school photos began to appear on the Internet.

Most recently, a Reddit user shared a picture of Schwer’s traditional yearbook, which appears to have a black face.

Moreover, in the photo, Shure is wearing an African wig and dark makeup on her face. He was wearing a more colorful shirt.

Schwer captioned the photo of the yearbook with the quote ‘It was a swell’.

Nevertheless, the 29-year-old real estate analyst quickly received massive criticism from social media users.

However, Schwer used Instagram on Thursday afternoon to apologize for his actions. He shared an image of an empty black square.

Schwarz outlined the post with a caption that he sincerely apologizes for the spread of insensitive photos taken with a black face in his high school yearbook.

“At the time, what I thought was an expression of my love for Jimi Hendrix was just ignorance,” he added.

Schwer went further, ‘I was naive about the detrimental effects my actions had on the black community and those closest to me. I will forever regret my aggressive and harmful actions.’

He concluded the message by saying, “I understand that my actions are so shameful and that an apology is the first step towards taking responsibility.”

Social Media Users React to Erich Schwer’s Apology

Many fans praised Erich Schwer for publicly apologizing for his mistake. They went to the comments section of his post to show their appreciation.

One fan said, ‘All you need is a stance and reflection. Keep getting better!’

Besides, someone else said, ‘The best thing you can do now is prove what you mean by what you say about taking responsibility. Apologizing is the right way. good luck.’

However, despite Schwer’s apology, many users were still dissatisfied with weighting the black face image.

One netizen wrote, ‘Erich received an apology with a dark face in high school. But he would never have apologized if the picture had not come back.’

Another user commented, ‘If Erich didn’t have a black face in YEARBOOK and raised Nate and his two girlfriends, bachelorette would be a joke.’


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