Andy Cohen defended Kylie Jenner’s cornrows on his July 13 episode of ‘WWHL’ and so did Laverne Cox and ‘Vogue’ Editor-at-Large, Andre Leon Talley! In fact, Andy called Amandla the ‘Jackhole of the Day!’
Andy Cohen is team Kylie Jenner! The 17-year-old came under fire after Hunger Games star Amandla Stenberg said Kylie was “appropriating black culture” by posting a pic of herself in cornrows. Andy totally sided with Kylie but it did incite some of his Bravo fans who started a hastag #boycottbravo after his opinions were expressed.
Andy said: “Today’s Jackhole goes to the Instagram feud between Kylie Jenner and Hunger Games star/Jaden Smith’s prom date Amandla Stenberg, who criticized Kylie for her cornrows, calling it cultural appropriation. White girls in cornrows … is it OK or nay, Laverne and Andre?” Then Andre Leon Talley, Vogue’s Editor-at-Large responded: “To me, it’s fine.” OITNB star, Laverne responded with: “Umm …. Bo Derek.” She was referring to the actress/model who was a big sex symbol in the 80s and famously wore cornrows.
Justin Bieber also commented on Kylie’s post and told fans to stop getting upset with her: “Guys leave her alone, were all trying to figure it out and she happens to be under a microscope! I’m the first to know this. But saying she’s being racist because she wants her hair in braids is ridiculous. lets focus on the bigger picture and instead of fighting over something stupid lets do something about equality, but it doesn’t start here blasting a 17 year old kid for wearing braids smh.”
HollywoodLifers, do you agree with Andy?
— Chloe Melas