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Kim Kardashian Accused Of Cultural Appropriation After Getting Braids
People are pissed about what she called the style, too.
Over the weekend, the reality TV star took a break from rocking her ice blond bob to debut her newest look: a beaded, braided style, which she called "Bo Derek braids."
"So, guys, I did Bo Derek braids, and I'm really into it," Kim said in a Snapchat video, referencing Derek's iconic role in the 1979 film 10.
Kim was quickly called out for appropriating Fulani braids, a style of braiding created by the Fulani people of West Africa, and then mislabeling the look by giving credit to a white actress who herself appropriated the style.
Others defended Kim adopting the hairstyle and raved about her new look.
Kim has yet to comment on the controversy.
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