Kim Kardashian can’t assume to break out of trouble!
On Sunday, the KUWTK brilliant acquaint a video on Snapchat area she advisers braids she says are aggressive by extra Bo Derek from the 1979 blur 10.
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In the clip, Kanye West‘s wife exclaims:
“So guys I got Bo Derek braids, and I’m absolutely into it.”
As apparent here:
Almost immediately, several amusing media users accused the mother-of-three of “cultural appropriation” for cutting a commonly atramentous hairstyle, and for giving acclaim to a white woman.
Kardashian’s attending resembles Fulani-style braids — aggressive by the Fulani women of East and West Africa — and accept been about aback age-old times, continued afore Bo Derek’s movie.
According to beautician and columnist Toni Love in an account with Ebony aftermost year:
“History tells us cornrows originated in Africa. The intricate braiding of the beard adumbrated the association you belonged to… Cornrows on women date aback to at atomic 3000 B.C. and as far aback as the nineteenth aeon for men, decidedly in Ethiopia. Warriors and kings were articular by their braided hairstyles.”
Pissed-off Twitter users wrote:
Despite the backlash, the 37-year-old doesn’t assume to be agitated by the controversy. On Monday, the amusing media diva acquaint a photo of herself with said braids on Instagram: