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Zendaya & Karrueche Tran Speak Out On Kylie Jenner’s Blackface Scandal

Sun, April 5, 2015 1:09pm EDT by Avery Thompson 20 Comments

Kylie released controversial pics from a recent photo shoot causing some to believe she was wearing blackface, and celebs like Zendaya and Karrueche are putting their two cents in. Are they slamming or defending Kylie? Find out now!

Kylie Jenner’s latest photo shoot has everyone talking. People are accusing the 17-year-old starlet of wearing blackface for the glamour shots, and celebrities like Zendaya, 18, and Karrueche Tran, 26, are speaking out about it. Are Zendaya and Karrueche condemning Kylie’s photos or coming to her defense? Here’s what we know.

Karrueche Tran On Kylie Jenner’s ‘Blackface’ Photos & More

Here’s what Karrueche and Zendaya had to say about Kylie’s controversial photos:

Zendaya commented on one of Kylie’s photo, according to E! Online. She liked the photo and later commented “Eff it up” with a clapping hands emoji. However, after people started going after what she said, Zendaya backtracked.

Kylie Jenner: Under Fire For New Photo Shoot

Kylie posted the photos on April 4 sporting bronzed skin, pink hair and colored contacts. She captioned the photo, “What I wish I looked like all the time.” That certainly got people talking.

Kylie Jenner: Her Easter Holiday ‘Ruined’ Over Blackface Accusations

Fans took to Twitter to accuse the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star of wearing blackface for the photo shoot. Kylie soon hit the web to defend herself over the accusations. 

She claimed that a “black light & neon lights” were used for the photos. She said that she wished she could have “pink hair & blue eyes & covered in sparkles” all the time. She ended her defense with this tweet: “But in this world I’m happy w the way God created me. Happy Easter everybody.”

HollywoodLifers, what do you think Kylie’s latest photo shoot? Do you think she was disrespectful? Let us know!

— Avery Thompson