Poor Kylie. Following accusations that she was wearing blackface in a recent photo shoot, HollywoodLife.com has learned EXCLUSIVELY that Kylie is extremely ‘upset’ over the scandal. Here’s the scoop.
This Easter weekend hasn’t been the best one for Kylie Jenner, 17. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians starlet posted controversial photos that have many people accusing her of wearing blackface. HollywoodLife.com has found out EXCLUSIVELY that the backlash Kylie has been receiving has “ruined” her holiday, and she’s very hurt by the accusations.
Kylie Jenner’s Reaction To Blackface Scandal — She’s Upset Over Accusations
“Kylie’s Easter has been ruined,” a source tells HollywoodLife.com. “She’s crying and really upset that people think she was being racist. Khloe has been really supportive, but Kim not so much.”
Kylie’s latest photo shoot has sparked outrage all over social media. From Instagram to Twitter, users have been brutally criticizing Kylie’s look. In the photos, Kylie has bronzed, metallic-like skin, purple hair and colored contacts. She captioned one of the photos before deleting: “What I wish I looked like all the time.”
Kylie took to Twitter to defend her look after the massive criticism. She claims that she was not wearing blackface and that the photographer used “black light & neon lights” during the shoot.
Karrueche tweeted: “The point is.. Nobody needs to wish they look like anything.. We are all individually beautiful in our own way. Keep that sh-t positive.”
Meanwhile, Zendaya had commented on one of Kylie’s new pics, E! Online reports. She liked and commented on the photo. But once the blackface controversy started picking up steam, Zendaya started seeing the photos in a new light. “At first, I saw more of an avatar look but thank y’all for keepin me on point….we all gotta stay aware of what image we project #lessons,” she tweeted.
HollywoodLifers, what do you think of Kylie’s look in these new photos? Let us know.
— Avery Thompson