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Is Kendall Jenner the Most Tone-Deaf, Least Likable Celebrity?

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Did she learn nothing from her Pepsi commercial backlash?

Kendall Jenner has once again triggered a wave of disgust for embodying annoying white privilege. This time, she can’t blame others for misguiding her down the wrong path, either. Comments to Love magazine, detailing her frustrations with the world of runway modeling, have no offended many modeling peers.

“Since the beginning we’ve been super-selective about what shows I would,” the 22-year-old told Love. “I was never one of those girls who would do, like, 30 shows a season or whatever the fuck those girls do. More power to ’em.”

Madisyn Ritland, a model who has walked runways for brands such as Chanel and Dolce and Gabbana, told The Daily Beast: “Not everyone is a social media titan and reality TV show royalty—a lot of people have to use other means. I took it personally. I got defensive of all my friends who work so hard. I think we do tend to take things out of context, and get outraged quickly, and I don’t want to immediately judge her. But I feel like her comment shows, at the very least, that she doesn’t have much solidarity with the other models who she’s referring to.”

Ritland continued: “Anytime someone says ‘those’—she said ‘those girls’—I think that’s very ‘othering,’ and we’re already treated as objects. To have it be such a faceless ‘othering’ comment, coming from one of our own, and coming from someone who’s privileged and powerful, it’s disappointing. She said, ‘Whatever the fuck those girls do’ so flippantly. There are so many stories and heartbreak, and exhaustion and health—there’s a whole system of abuse that’s happening that needs to be addressed and worked on.”

One model tweeted this:

Kendall Jenner hasn’t just grown up in a luxuriously-appointed Calabasas bubble. She’s has the advantage of a TV show now filming its sixteenth season, close to 100 million dedicated Instagram followers, a subscription blog starting at $2.99 a month, and backing from Kris Jenner, one of the most influential managers in entertainment.

Her thoughtless comments show arrogance and disrespect for her peers, but also a lack of maturity and empathy.

Instead of acknowledging her privilege, she once again played the victim, declaring on Twitter that her words were taken out of context:

It’s difficult to pick out redeemable qualities in Kendall. Right now, her brand depicts a perfect-looking runway model who finds herself in situations that shows she’s in a bubble and not relatable. Meanwhile, her sisters all have their own factors of realness, as privileged as they may be. Khloe lost a ton of weight and pretty much became the poster child of the ‘revenge body’ that everyone wants to get after a breakup. Kylie has a cosmetics line that is on track to make her the youngest self-made billionaire. Kourtney has a kids and focuses on motherhood. Kim has her own business and a family. Other than anxiety on an airplane, Kendall is never shown in a likable or relatable situation. And honestly, who’s going to feel sorry for a rich girl who has anxiety traveling around the world?

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First Look at Epic Trailer For Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’

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There are moments in a rockstar’s life that define who he is. The movie “Rocketman,” about the life of Elton John, will take audiences to some of those moments in summer 2019.

The film’s star, Taron Egerton, tweeted before the trailer was dropped to say that he was looking forward to people seeing it, adding: “Words cannot describe how proud and excited I am.”

That’s because the trailer is fucking brilliant. Check it out.

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Kanye West Wants To Arrange Meeting Between Kaepernick and Trump

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WARNING: Kanye West has a new album to promote, so expect BIZARRE behavior.

Kanye West’s new album, “Yhandi,” was promised to drop during his Sept. 29 appearance on the season premiere of “Saturday Night Live.” That didn’t happen. Instead, the release date was changed to Nov. 23, a.k.a., Black Friday. In less than 48 hours, his outlandish conduct has included: controversy over wanting to abolish the 13th Amendment (which ended slavery), the filming of a music video in the grass by the parking lot outside of TMZ’s HQ, and announcing he’s trying to organize a meeting between Colin Kaepernick and President Donald Trump. More bat-shit craziness is likely to come.

Trump has been extremely critical of Kaepernick, strongly pressuring NFL owners to fire all of the “sons of bitches” who don’t stand for the national anthem.

But West wants to bring them together. During an interview Monday on “TMZ Live,” West said he’s reached out to Kaepernick to try to make that happen. Unless you’ve been trapped in human trafficking circles, you likely know Kaepernick was under intense scrutiny from Trump after kneeling during the national anthem at football games to shine a light on police brutality against black people.

He didn’t say if either side was open to the idea, but Trump has praised West for being a brilliant leader.

Meanwhile, Kim:

On a positive note, West did premiere a new song on “Saturday Night Live” that might just be his best song this decade. Check it out:

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Cardi B Turned Herself Into Police After Strip Club Fight

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Cardi B turned herself in to New York Police police at the 109th Precinct in Queens Monday morning over charges stemming from a fight at a strip club.

Sources told TMZ that Cardi B has “long-standing beef” with a bartender at the club, with whom she allegedly started the fight. The rapper was at Angels Strip Club back in Aug. 2018 to watch her husband, Offset, perform with Migos on the night of the incident, and she allegedly told her crew to attack the women with bottles and chairs after rumors swirled that one of them had slept with Offset.

The new mom was involved in another fight recently. In September, Cardi B was left with a welt on her head after she was involved in an altercation with Nicki Minaj at a New York Fashion Week party.

Joe Tacopina, the attorney representing the two female bartenders, released a statement to CNN stating: “Cardi B ordered and committed violent assaults against my clients, and is being called to justice for her crimes. Apparently, she thinks her celebrity status puts her above the law, since she has bragged to multiple people and on social media that she orchestrated these vicious attacks,” Tacopina said. “But reality is setting in, as justice does not care whether her name is Cardi B or Carly B, and she will now answer for her crimes.”
“We’re aware of no evidence that she caused anybody any harm on that night,” Jeff Kern, an attorney representing Cardi B told press outside the police precinct. “We expect that the matter is going to be resolved expeditiously.”

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