Kylie Jenner Shuts Down Rumors She Refused To Tag Black Owned Business In Social Media Post
Beauty mogul Kylie Jenner faced some backlash on social media yesterday (July 6) when she posted a multiple photos of herself on vacation, without tagging the brand of the dress she was wearing.
The company, Loud Brand Studios, is black owned. The controversy began a discussion on social media about influencers like Kylie Jenner wearing clothing from black owned brands, but not acknowledging them by tagging them. The criticism initially started with this tweet from one social media user.
See some of the comments from social media users below.
See the dress that caused the backlash below.
Kylie Jenner has since tagged the brand, addressed the backlash on Twitter and denied the user’s claims,
“ok this is just a reach. why would i ever REFUSE to tag a brand and block comments. this is completely false. i think this brand is amazing and i wanted to show support and will continue to do so. everyone go check out @LoudBrndStudios”
The brand also came out and thanked everyone as all the clothes on their website is completely sold out. Kylie even responded to the company.
One user responded to Kylie saying,
“if you wear or use any other black owned businesses please post them”
In which the reality star responded,
“i completely agree!!!!”
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