Lord, remember this? For a shoot in Interview magazine, Kylie hopped into a wheelchair. Because apparently it was the hot new prop of the day. Shouts of ‘ableist’ quickly followed from people who rightly pointed out that this was their lives, not a fashion accessory.
An apology from Kylie? Not so much.
2. Wearing mink fur (after posting about wildlife deaths in Australia)
Kylie Jenner is getting backlash after posting an Instagram story of her mink slippers directly after she made a po… https://t.co/fTS56LBDBF
Jenner clearly handles her social media by herself because a manager would have surely told her not to follow up a story about Australian wildlife being killed in bushfires with… a picture of her new Louis Vuitton mink slippers.
Fashion fur, including mink, is known for being a notably “cruel” trade and has long been opposed by animal rights activists. So Kylie’s concern for the animals in Australia struck somewhat of a hollow note.
Maybe she just mixed up which part is meant to be faux?
3. Cultural appropriation, of course
Wow. No amount of pleading from black womxn is gonna make y’all pay attention or care about the appropriation of bl… https://t.co/jM8KegC02N
Look, are you even a Kardashian-Jenner if you don’t get accused of cultural appropriation at some point during your career?
Like her sisters, Kylie has been accused of appropriating from Black culture on repeated occasions. These have ranged from allegations of ripping off clothing designs from Black-owned brands to wearing traditionally Black hairstyles, like braids, divorced of context.
4. Saying she was a billionaire when she probably wasn't a billionaire
what am i even waking up to. i thought this was a reputable site.. all i see are a number of inaccurate statements… https://t.co/ZF58P01iKY
What’s worse than being a billionaire? Make it seem like you’re a billionaire.
According to Forbes, Kylie Jenner and momager, Kris Jenner went to great lengths to make out that Kylie was the youngest ‘self-made’ (OK…) woman billionaire they’d ever seen, thanks to her business, Kylie Cosmetics. As a result, she got a Forbes cover and a patina of legitimacy.
But upon the sale of the majority of the company to make-up giant COTY, it emerged that it was worth far, far less than what Kylie and co had claimed. Forbes, furious at being ‘tricked,’ immediately outed Jenner as not being a billionaire. In fact, they said, she was only (!) worth $900m. Yes, paltry amount. Still, it embarrassed Kylie enough to go on a surprisingly spirited rant on Twitter. Everyone else though looked on with distaste.
5. Not being a generous tipper
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