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news sign: Don't miss out on the latest news Sign up for our daily briefing Trudeau also confessed Wednesday night to having worn makeup during a high-school talent show, while performing a version of Harry Belafonte's Banana Boat Song Day-O . Now, Global News has published a video of a young Trudeau in blackface, showing him sticking out his tongue for the camera and raising his arms over his head.A Liberal spokesperson confirmed its authenticity and said it was filmed in the early 1990s. ; Trudeau has conceded it will take some doing to restore his image as a champion of diversity and tolerance, according to National Observer. I'm asking Canadians to forgive me for what I did, he said Wednesday night during an emergency news conference aboard the Liberal campaign plane before taking off from Halifax for Winnipeg, where he was scheduled to have events Thursday. First, an 18-year-old photo surfaced of Trudeau dressed elaborately as Aladdin, his face and hands darkened by makeup during an Arabian Nights -themed party at the Vancouver private school where he once taught. I shouldn't have done that. I'm disappointed in myself. It was a dumb thing to do. ( As reported in the news.