It looks like Khloe Kardashian didn’t see our “Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wear A Native American Headdress” story, because if she did, she might not be getting heat on Instagram for posting a photo of herself wearing one.
The photo, which she captioned “Ray Of Clouds. Chirping of birds. Gurgling of water. Granted desire. One with water. #kidchella my first Coachella!!!,” has inspired some scolding comments on Instagram.
ei8hty2z wrote, “Appalled & feel so disrespected and I CAN say this because I’m a full blooded Native American! You’re only making yourself look like a fool! Smh……delete your photo. Everything we do and have and live as people has SO MUCH more meaning to it than what it may seem.”
fern_monster had a one-word response to the photo: “Problematic.”
Meanwhile, others defended Khloe. “Y’all need to chill out. Find something else better to do than criticize a celebrity. She’s not wearing it to offend any culture.” wrote maryybee.
Kylie Jenner also shared a photo with Khloe in the headdress, although there have not been comments about its inappropriateness thus far:
Khloe’s certainly not the first celeb to make the faux pas; Pharrell garnered backlash for his Elle UK cover and No Doubt pulled their “Looking Hot” video for its insensitivity to Native American culture.