Kim Kardashian Denies Cultural Appropriation & Blackfishing Allegations

Written by on December 14, 2021

All through the whole thing of her profession, Kim Kardashian has been hit with criticism from all instructions. But, a gentle stream of backlash that she has acquired comes from those that have accused her of cultural appropriation and Blackfishing. The mannequin mogul has confronted accusations of taking from Black tradition, particularly together with her vogue model and hair, with out crediting the place these concepts have come from, and she or he lastly speaks her piece relating to the controversy. 

Kardashian lately caught up with i-D journal, and inside, she was requested about going through these Blackfishing criticisms whereas being the mom of 4 Black kids.

Kim Kardashian, North West
Pierre Suu / Contributor / Getty Pictures

“I’d by no means do something to acceptable any tradition,” mentioned the Skims icon. “However I’ve previously bought backlash from placing my hair in braids and I perceive that. Truthfully, plenty of the time it comes from my daughter asking us to do matching hair. And I’ve had these conversations together with her which are like, ‘Hey, perhaps this coiffure can be higher on you and never on me.’ However I additionally need her to really feel that I can do a coiffure together with her and never make it that massive of a deal both if that’s one thing that she’s actually asking for, and actually desires.”

“However I’ve realized and grown over time, and discovered good methods to speak with all my children about all this,” she continued. “I’ve undoubtedly realized over time, and I’ve tried to go that tradition of studying onto my children too, however then there’s additionally a historical past of braiding hair in Armenia, and folks neglect that I’m Armenian as effectively.”

Kim Kardashian
Marc Piasecki / Contributor / Getty Pictures

Elewhere, Kardashian additionally spoke about her legislation college journey. We beforehand reported on Kim sharing the information that she lastly handed her child bar legislation examination after prior failures and Kardashian expressed that her coronary heart is to genuinely assist those that have confronted injustice.

“Legislation college is a protracted course of and it’s plenty of work,” she mentioned. “I’m two years into it and I hope that after college is finished, I can simply concentrate on… It’s probably not going to vary the work that I do, however perhaps I’ll have free time to assist extra folks. I actually simply love that I can use my voice and advocate for those who can’t assist themselves, and that generally don’t know the place to show and are simply helpless and hopeless. I hope that I can actually assist the place I can and make a distinction.”

Kim Kardashian
MANDEL NGAN / Contributor / Getty Pictures


Get CyberSEO Lite to tug full-text articles mechanically.

Supply: HotNewHipHop

Tagged as

Reader's opinions

Leave a Reply

Current track



Current show

Gospel Brunch

12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Current show

Gospel Brunch

12:00 pm 1:00 pm