Not what it seems? Kylie Jenner quickly cheered after being accused of sharing glimpses of her infant son as a distraction from Balenciaga’s recent publicity scandal.
The Kylie Cosmetics CEO, 25, uploaded a series of family photos via Instagram on Monday, November 28, including snaps of his daughter Stormi, 4, and baby boy, 9 months. After the photo dump, a TikTok user claimed that Jenner’s social media activity was a calculated decision.
“Kris Jenner telling her kids to post the right pics after the Balenciaga scandal,” the designer wrote in a video shared on Monday. The clip was posted in response to a comment on a previous TikTok which read, “Guess we’re finally going to find out Kylies son’s name.”
In addition to criticizing the photos of her and Kylie Travis Scottthe children of , the user shouted Kim KardashianSnap of Friendsgiving with Khloe Kardashianis ex Tristan Thompson. The duo visited Camp Kilpatrick to spend time with California’s incarcerated youth over the holidays.
The TikTok drew mixed reactions in the comments – but Kylie was quick to shut down the speculation. “Uh whyyyyyy would I post my kid to cover Balenciaga? that’s why I don’t. always got something to say,” she wrote.
In response, the designer demanded “more raw honesty” from the makeup mogul and her famous family “instead of silence.”
Earlier this month, the fashion house faced backlash for adverts supporting its Spring/Summer 2023 collection. Images showed two young girls holding handbags – which were designed to look like bears in plush in BDSM-inspired sets. Other photos did not include any children but showed a purse over folders and documents that appeared to be excerpts from a Supreme Court case on child pornography.
As the controversy gained traction on social media, the 42-year-old Skims founder was criticized for posing at Balenciaga without commenting on the drama. She finally took a stand on Sunday, November 27, sharing a lengthy statement via Twitter.
“I’ve been quiet for the past few days, not because I haven’t been shocked and outraged by recent Balenciaga campaigns,” Kim wrote. “But because I wanted the opportunity to talk to their team to figure out for myself how this could have happened.”
The kardashians The star added: “I appreciate the removal of Balenciaga’s campaigns and apologies. Speaking with them, I believe they understand the seriousness of the problem and will take the necessary steps to ensure that it never happens again.
After her initial remarks, Kim clarified where she stands with the brand. “In regards to my future with Balenciaga, I am currently reassessing my relationship with the brand, basing it on their willingness to accept responsibility for something that should never have happened in the first place – and the actions I take. expect to see them taken to protect the children,” she tweeted.
The campaign was removed on November 22 and Balenciaga’s Instagram feed was wiped. In a memo released on Monday, the company said, “We take full responsibility for our lack of background monitoring and document control, and we could have done things differently. … We want to learn from our mistakes and identify ways we can contribute. Balenciaga reiterates its sincere apologies for the offense we have caused and extends its apologies to the talents and partners.”