Kylie Jenner is no stranger to controversy when it comes to her Instagram, and her latest photos have followers angry. On Saturday she posted questionable snaps from a recent photo shoot that resembles the controversial blackface to many. In the photos, she’s sporting heavy, dark makeup, and captioned the image, “What I wish I looked like all the time.”
She quickly deleted the photo after the initial backlash, but soon uploaded another with a caption responding to the situation, “This is a black light and neon lights people lets all calm down.”
Of course fans took out their anger on Twitter.
— #MyBlackIsBeautiful (@lxzyfemme) April 4, 2015
— Muva Demi (@demithedancer) April 5, 2015
Mom Kris Jenner supported her daughter by reposting the photo.
Unfortunately, Kylie isn’t the only celebrity to have been accused of donning blackface. Check out the rest in the gallery below.
Julianne Hough[Photo Credit: Pacific Coast News/Netflix]
Ted Danson wearing black face during Friar’s Roast for girlf[Photo Credit: Getty Images]
Billy Crystal[Photo Credit: ABC]
Beyonce[Photo Credit: YouTube]
C. Thomas Howell[Photo Credit: New World Pictures]
Claudia Schiffer[Photo Credit: Dom Perignon/Stern Fotografie]
Fred Armisen[Photo Credit: Getty Images/NBC]
Rob McElhenney[Photo Credit: FX]
But was Kylie’s explanation enough? The Gossip Table has more.
[Photo Credit: @marcelocantuphoto]