Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty show criticized for non-Black women Vanessa Hudgens, Emily Ratajkowski wearing braids
Rihanna is being known as out on social media for permitting sure stars who aren’t Black women to sport braids at her third Savage X Fenty vogue show.
The occasion dropped on Amazon on Friday and was largely praised on-line for its celebration and wardrobe meant for all shapes of our bodies, large and small. However, a number of the physique positivity took a again seat for some once they seen that celebrities like Vanessa Hudgens and Emily Ratajkowski have been styled with braids. Many deemed it a glance unique to Black individuals and accused the show of appropriating Black tradition.
It didn’t take lengthy earlier than many viewers took to social media to name Rihanna and the show out for its use of braids.
“rihanna has white mfs in braids for the savage x fenty show…” one user wrote.
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“why did rihanna let vanessa hudgens and emily ratajkowski wear braids in the fenty show,” another wrote.
“Now why the hell did Rihanna have white dancers in braids on the fenty x savage show…” a third user noted.
“lmao rihanna putting vanessa hudgens and emrata in braids is unsurprising at this point. no further comments,” another user wrote.
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“did rihanna really chose/approved these yt girls wearing braids and cornrows… like wtf… suddenly the billions blinded her?” someone else wrote.
The two women are hardly the primary to be accused of cultural appropriation for styling themselves in braids. Both Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner have been known as out over cultural appropriation previously for attending public occasions whereas sporting braids. Meanwhile, Justin Bieber was mocked earlier this 12 months when he debuted dreadlocks, a mode his critics stated was an appropriation of Black tradition.
Other stars corresponding to Gwen Stefani, Kendall Jenner, Michael Che and Hilaria Baldwin have additionally dodged allegations of cultural appropriation in numerous kinds previously.
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