Kim Kardashian's recent 'Vogue India' cover faces extreme backlash

Published: February 28, 2018
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Kim Kardashian West is all about making headlines and then some and seems like she’s got another ‘controversial feather’ up her hat.

The social media darling exhibited her love for ‘desi’ attire and Indian jewellery by featuring on the latest cover of Vogue India. She hopes to come to India soon with her reality show Keeping Up with the Kardasians. 

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Just as Vogue India shared the much awaited edition, Twitterati went crazy, calling out to the publication about how they couldn’t find a single Indian model to portray the real essence of India.

But some users are defending the magazine’s choice to feature her on the cover.

Vogue India experienced similar backlash when Kendall Jenner appeared on the magazine’s May 2017 cover. At the time, publication released a statement on Instagram defending its position, saying in part, “In the last 10 years, Vogue India has had only 12 international covers, including Kendall Jenner, in 2017. Therefore, statistically, 90 per cent [sic] of our covers are Indian! And we are proud of that,” it read.

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Kardashian has not yet commented on the controversy, but in the interview she spoke about the success of Keeping Up With the Kardashians and revealed what she liked most about each of her family members — including her “perfect” mom, Kris Jenner.

“The saris, the jewelry, the clothes — everything was so beautiful!” she said about the shoot.

What do you think about the whole thing?

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