biggie’s mother to kendall & kylie jenner: don’t exploit the death of my son to sell ‘disgusting’ t-shirts
By Erin White
June 30, 2017
A gang of white and half-Armenian women who have sustained careers based on appropriating black culture and fetishizing black people, including Kylie Jenner and Khloe Kardashian’s recent call-outs from multiple black women owners of small businesses claiming the sisters purchased, in some cases, their entire line of clothing, before reproducing copycat looks for sale under the more powerful Jenner/Kardashian names.
But the latest black woman telling the Klan to back down is Biggie Smalls mother, Voletta Wallace, who has called out Kendall and Kylie Jenner for exploiting the image of her dead son for their (inexplicable) Kendall + Kylie label t-shirt line. The bizarre collection features images of both Biggie and Tupac layered with “K”’s and graphics of Kylie’s heavily modified body. What do two white girls have to do with Biggie and Pac, outside of their constant fetishization of black culture and black men? Not much, but that isn’t stopping white girls from buying these grotesque shirts, which are being sold for $125. Seriously.
The subsequent backlash the Jenner sisters are facing because of their shirts has garnered an apology from Kendall (you know, the Pepsi commercial one) who says “These designs were not well thought out” Boy, do they have a pattern of doing things that are culturally insensitive towards and exploitative of black people without thinking beforehand. Read the full “apology” below.
Instagram caption: “I am not sure who told @kyliejenner and @kendalljenner that they had the right to do this. The disrespect of these girls to not even reach out to me or anyone connected to the estate baffles me. I have no idea why they feel they can exploit the deaths of 2pac and my Son Christopher to sell a t-shirt. This is disrespectful , disgusting, and exploitation at its worst!!!”
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