“Because I didn’t say, ‘F—You’..” – Kim Kardashian Defends Herself Amidst People Getting Mad Over Balenciaga Controversy

Published 12/27/2022, 6:30 AM EST

Kim Kardashian is not very pleased with the public scrutiny she is receiving regarding Balenciaga. While celebrities make millions from their deals with brands, both the brand and the celebrity are responsible for each other’s actions, in good light or in a bad one. So when Balenciaga’s campaign faced a severe backlash, so did everyone involved in it.

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Their campaign showed toddlers holding soft toys with BDSM clothing. One photo even had court papers regarding a real trial on pedophilia. While the masses have not forgiven the luxury brand for its action, the SKKN owner is also under backlash for her partnership and silence over the controversy. The socialite has now opened up about her response and public reaction.

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Why Kim Kardashian feels like she cannot win in the Balenciaga controversy

Kim Kardashian was late by a few days to call out Balenciaga for their campaign. But instead of cutting ties with them, she wishes to do more scrutiny. During an interview on the Angie Martinez IRL podcast, she opened up about the whole ordeal. She feels that people did not accept her backlash against the brand because “I didn’t say f*ck you, Balenciaga. That’s it. People got mad at that.” The SKIMS owner feels that people will get mad regardless of whether you speak out or keep silent.

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She already faced scrutiny for not speaking up quickly against the campaign. In her defense, she only got to know about the controversy days later. But the Kardashian wanted to do her own research before making any assumptions. She wished to talk to the brand and hear their side before recalculating their relations with the brand.

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Although the socialite was sure to distance herself from it as well, clearing that she was never part of the campaign. Gabriele Galimberti, who was the campaign’s photographer, was also made to apologize for the campaign. It is to be noted that Kanye West was the one to introduce his former wife to the brand. While he separated from them, the Kardashian continued her partnership.

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Neha Subhash Ghag

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Neha Ghag is writer at NetflixJunkie. She is a law graduate from Dr. Dy Patil college of law but found her passion in content writing.

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