The keyword there is “tried.” As you undoubtedly understand, Keeks was placed on blast for crediting her current braided hairdo to the 61-year-old starlet, as she notoriously put on the appearance in the 1979 movie 10.
Of course, as the hairdo is generally used by black ladies and males, it didn’t take wish for social networks users to implicate Mrs. West of “cultural appropriation.” In an effort to diffuse the scenario, Miz Derek required to Twitter and composed:
Hey! It’ s simply a hairdo that I used in the film “10” @KimKardashian calls it the Bo Derek due to the fact that she copied my pattern of braids. I copied it from Ann-Margret’ s backup vocalist from her Vegas Sho. And all of us copied Queen Nofretari. I hope Her Royal Highness is flattered. pic.twitter.com/UuQkh8VKOi
— Bo Derek(@boderek ) January 31, 2018
We’re wincing reading this. You can inform she’s attempting so tough to be political correctness, while likewise validating Kim’s snafu.
Not to discuss, we question fans are delighted with Bo calling the traditionally popular Fulani braids as “simply a hairdo.” Hence, it isn’t really unexpected that lots of have actually closed down Derek’s defense online:
So everybody on this thread who is white and believes the braids are gorgeous and simply hair. Keep in mind that when a POC strolls into your location of work for an interview or if employed, to work, that there much better be absolutely nothing stated about their hair. Mmmk!
— Joslyn aka Diva (@divachronicles_) February 1, 2018
appropriation double time. pic.twitter.com/Y4CBnU9U9W— ι ¢ α