Khloe Kardashian SLAMMED for “Racist” Good American Photoshoot
Pause the baby updates — the Internet is calling out racism in Khloe Kardashian‘s latest Good American campaign, and things are getting ugly.
Our inboxes have been flooded with KarJenner headlines featuring pregnancy rumor upon pregnancy rumors, but today, Khloe was served something MUCH different. Over the weekend, the reality star made her first public appearance since her pregnancy news broke, and came out to celebrate the one-year anniversary of her denim line, Good American. The anniversary also saw the fashion brand debut more than just denim, including new bodysuits and skirts.
In a photoshoot for the line’s newest black leather mini skirt, Khloe is seen posing in the skirt alongside GoodSquad member model Slick Woods. In one photo posted to Good American’s Instagram account, Slick is standing behind Khloe holding onto her shoulders while smiling, while Khloe stands in front of Slick looking more subdued.
But the second photo from the shoot posted to Khloe’s Instagram account raised many red flags, and has since been deleted. It sees Slick kneeling at Khloe’s feet and holding onto her leg, while Khloe looks down at Slick as she touches her head. The photos are getting intense backlash online from critics calling the shoot racist. Many critics pointed out the master-slave relationship insinuated in the photo, as one user wrote, “Antebellum slavery porn. Missus asserts her white power.”
The fact that a Blk woman allowed Khloe Kardashian to use her as a Blk prop is complete trash🚮. pic.twitter.com/JoeFDvcmYr
— BlackUniverse44 (@justtbeingreal) October 8, 2017
— StoicismSeeker (@phyastarter81) October 6, 2017
imagine kneeling to Khloe Kardashian someone who paid thousands for your features. not even as a concept shoot would I do this. hope that check was nice pic.twitter.com/XZxbHJFsJN
— Richey Collazo (@richeycollazo__) October 7, 2017
Although the photo has been deleted, neither Khloe nor Slick have commented on the shoot as of now. And you know what? We don’t really expect them to, considering this isn’t really a good look for Khloe’s growing company. Lessons learned?