Oof. This was SO awkward!!
On Wednesday night time’s Watch What Occurs Stay, Kathy Hilton proved she doesn’t know methods to inform some celebs aside by completely misnaming Lizzo! And now she’s being blasted as “disrespectful, racist, and fatphobic” by followers! Yeesh!
Throughout the present, The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills star performed a recreation known as, “Will Kathy Know Them?”, the purpose of which was to see if she might title an inventory of high-profile celebs. However in a now-viral second, she made it clear she doesn’t know who most individuals are. When a photograph of Lizzo was proven, she mistook the singer for a fictional character, guessing:
“I really feel like I do. Treasured?”
Uh, no, Kathy, NO!
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She was seemingly referring to actress Gabourey Sidibe, who starred within the 2009 Oscar-winning movie Treasured, primarily based on the novel Push by writer Sapphire. You possibly can refresh your reminiscence with the trailer (under).
Whereas host Andy Cohen discovered the error humorous AF for a sec, RHOBH co-star and fellow late-night visitor Crystal Kung Minkoff tried to spin the uncomfortable remark round to one thing constructive, saying:
“She is valuable, although. Lizzo is valuable.”
However Kathy solely made the state of affairs worse by responding:
“That’s what I name her! Her nickname is Treasured, to me.”
Ch-ch-check out the insanely awkward second (under)!
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Don’t disrespect Ms. Lizzo like that, lady!! The web has been ablaze with scorching takes ever because the phase aired. Check out probably the most heated reactions (under):
“Kathy Hilton rattling nicely know Lizzo ain’t Treasured, a FICTIONAL character. That’s mad disrespectful, racist, and fatphobic.”
“If Kathy Hilton thought Lizzo was Treasured (a fictional character from a film which was tailored from a e book by the identical title) then she’s both:
1. A liar.
2. A mendacity fool
4. A mendacity, racist, fool.”
“Kathy Hilton thought ‘hunky dory’ was an precise individual and y’all need to be mad/shocked that she didn’t know who Lizzo is?”
“Kathy Hilton mistaking Lizzo for being ‘Treasured’ performed by Gabby Sidibe is motive black girls need to work twice as onerous.”
“To discuss with Lizzo as a fictional character (and never even the actress’ that performed the character) undoubtedly conveys how Kathy Hilton feels about Black girls.”
As we stated, individuals are FED UP! And doubtless for good motive. TV character Kalen Allen additionally identified why the comment was so dangerous, writing:
“When Treasured got here out, lots of people used the character’s title as a derogatory label to gas their fatphobia and to bully. So no, I don’t assume that it’s humorous that Lizzo, dwelling minding her personal enterprise, needed to watch herself be known as Treasured in entrance of thousands and thousands on stay television.”
Yeah, so uncalled for! Whether or not it was an deliberately hurtful joke or an sincere mistake, the remark has rubbed lots of people the mistaken means! Ideas?!