Khloe Kardashian isn’t going to the plight of Native Americans keep her down. Rocking a war bonnet to her niece’s “Kidchella” birthday party didn’t sit well with a lot of folks, including Cliff Matias, cultural director of the Redhawk Native American Arts Council.
Matias spoke to the New York Post about the reality TV star’s wardrobe choice, calling it “insensitive.”
“It’s really sad that people who are celebrities don’t take the responsibility and the understanding that they are trendsetters and they influence people, especially young people,” he continued. “It’s a responsibility that I don’t think a lot of them acknowledge that they have.”
“I just can’t believe she would be that insensitive to think it was OK to wear that war bonnet at a kids’ party … Now you have a celebrity at a kids’ party creating a whole new generation of insensitive thinking.”
Khloe, who has dated enough minorities to know a thing or two about injustice, doesn’t appear phased by the backlash. In fact, she had this classy response on Instagram earlier this week: