Kim Kardashian Seemingly Explains Shoot Where She Was Accused of Blackface By Critics, Was Channeling Italian Actress Sophia Loren

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian Seemingly Explains Shoot Where She Was Accused of Blackface By Critics, Was Channeling Italian Actress Sophia Loren

Is Kim Kardashian tired of being accused of cultural appropriation? After photos from her December shoot for 7 Hollywood Magazine were released, Kim Kardashian was compared to everyone from late actress Diahann Carroll to singer Diana Ross for her bronzed make-up and bouffant hairstyle. Some even blatantly called the shoot’s art direction, “blackface.”

 

Comedienne Amanda Seales had choice words for KKW and her supporters shortly thereafter.

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No ma’am.

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However, Kim recently revealed the alleged real inspiration behind her vampy photoshoot: Italian actress Sophia Loren.

She posted a photo from spread to her Instagram Story with this caption:

“Channeling Sophia Loren art direction 2manfredthierrymugler DEC 19, 2019”

 

Are you buying Kim Kardashian’s explanation? Let us know in the comments.

Written by Miata Shanay

Authored by: Miata Shanay