Kim Kardashian-West, the wife of Born Again Rap-Artist Kanye West. The Daughter of Kris Jenner, Step daughter of Catlyn Jenner and one of the Kardashian sisters, is getting a lot of Black-lash and side eyes for her new photoshoot for 7Hollywood Magazine.
It appears she is trying to channel Hollywood glamour, but more specifically Black Hollywood glamour. And this has gone into another racial controversy. In the Photos, the reality star is seen posing in a sequined dress by Mugler and pearls in an Old Hollywood-inspired shoot.
Twitter users have since accused the star of ‘blackface’, after some noted that her skin tone appeared darker than it is normally.
After Kim Kardashian posted the photo on her Instagram, she was slammed with comments like, “You will never be black. Accept this. To others, stop saying she looks like Beyoncé and other black queens. You’re feeding into her illness.”
Another comment read, “Black Face wtf is this, be yourself, stop this… Especially since black women are still demonized for our skin.”
Thierry Mugler directed the shoot. Kim has worked with him on her Sophia Loren-inspired Met Gala gown this year. She is seen wearing several looks by Mugler as she reclines on a bed in multiple poses in the shoot.
Once, she attempted to name her shapewear line KIMONO and as a result, she faced accusations of cultural appropriation. Also last year after she wore cornrows (which she called “Bo Derek braids”), she was accused of stealing black women’s fashion and renaming it.
Kim kardashian has been accused several times of stealing inspiration from black women and never giving them credit.
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Kim Kardashian Ancestry
Kim does not identify as a black woman. Although she sometimes tans her self and tries to copy black culture.
Her father is Armenian. Armenia is not a race. Her mother is a Caucasian woman from San Diego.
The 7Hollywood magazine is yet to react to the backlash. However, they have been posting behind the scenes that shows Kim’s natural complexion.
Close sources to kim Kardashian, reveal that she has denied the Black face accusations. According to the source, “it is lighting that makes her appear darker in some photos”.