Khloé Kardashian Praises Kim Kardashian Amid Cultural Appropriation Controversy

This is not a good look.

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Kim Kardashian has been causing some controversy (apologies: kontroversy) thanks to the fact that she debuted culturally appropriative braids (opens in new tab)—the style of which she's incorrectly attributing to Bo Derek:

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Understandably, many people find this look problematic (to quote (opens in new tab) journalist Monique Judge, "You are raising black daughters, so you need to do a better job of respecting the culture"), but Kim appears not to care. At least judging by this Instagram, in which she said as much:

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The star has also been clapping back at people who question her new look (specifically Lindsay Lohan (opens in new tab)), and her sister Khloé is fully supportive.

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Confidence might look good on Kim, but appropriation with no f*cks given does not.

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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.