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Kim Kardashian's Indian Head Jewelry Blasted For Cultural Appropriation

Kim Kardashian has once again been taken to task for cultural appropriation; Indian traditional maang tikka head jewelry.

According to Fox News Kanye West's sparked controversy on social media outpost, which included the Indian head jewelry. "Sunday Service Vibe," she posted to the garb on Instagram.

As is typically the case in these instances, followers of Kim Kardashian were outraged that she used another culture as her "costume."

"This is not a Sunday service vibe, it's an Indian vibe," one commenter lamented, according to Fox News.

Another commenter noted that Kim Kardashian appropriated a religious symbol as jewelry. Wearing white in India is traditionally reserved for funerals, "the person said. It probably came to be a Christian service. "She probably thought it was just jewelry, but when that had literally been done for centuries would not it be there?

Kim Kardashian did, however, have a few defenders, including one Indian woman who thought she looked fabulous. "As for Indian woman [I] think Kim K looks GREAT and frankly does not she wears, "she said." We all have been influenced by each other's culture, ethnicities … we should have honored that as a stylish woman appreciates our culture instead. "

The 38-year-old pop cultural icon has been criticized for cultural appropriation before. In 2018, she starred at the MTV Movie and TV Awards with Braided Hair.

Most recently, Kim Kardashian's younger sister, Kendall Jenner, faced heavy criticism for posing in a Vogue photoshoot with afro-style hair, which prompted heavy backlash on social media.

"FOR YEARS WE have been penalized about our hair, and it's a slap in the face when non-Black's try to make ours look," one Instagram user wrote.

"I like Kendall but why did not you use it?"

Other Instagram users defended Kendall Jenner: "Backlash for this photo? Seriously? That's the most stupid thing I've ever heard! Get your battles people and get over it … seriously !! "

"I'm so sick and tired of people criticizing Kendall Jenner," another said. I'm honestly ashamed to say this, but y'all need to step back and look in the mirror, who are you coming to her when your just a HUMAN LIKE HER Y'all should be ashamed, LEAVE HER BE (Well that's not Afro). "

The backlash prompted an apology from Vogue, who said they were "not mean to offend anyone."

Edwardian / Gibson Girl hair which suits the period feel of the Brock Collection, and therefore the big hair of the '60s and the early '70sthat puffed-out, teased-out look of those eras, "the Conde Nast publication said in a statement to E! News. "We apologize if it came across differently than intended, and we certainly did not mean to offend anyone by it."


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