Kim Kardashian posted a statement on Instagram in response to backlash last week regarding her involvement with Balenciaga’s controversial kids campaign, which depicted children wearing adult-size clothes that were styled as miniaturized versions of the high-end designer brand’s own collections .
Kim Kardashian breaks silence
Kim Kardashian has broken her silence on the controversial Balenciaga kids ad campaign. Kim took to her Twitter account to share her thoughts on the ad, which features a young girl wearing a replica of the iconic Balenciaga dress that Kim wore to the Met Gala last year. “This is everything,” Kim wrote, “I’m so proud of you.”
The ad has been met with mixed reactions, with some people calling it “creepy” and “disrespectful” while others have praised it as being “cute” and “innovative”.
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What is the Balenciaga kids ad campaign?
Kim Kardashian West is speaking out about the controversial Balenciaga kids ad campaign.
The campaign, which launched last week, features children in luxury clothing and has been criticized for being “creepy” and “sexualizing” young girls.
In a post on her website, Kardashian West says she was surprised by the negative reaction to the campaign and that she thinks it’s “beautiful.”
“I think the photos are really cool and different,” she writes. “I’m not sure what the point is to criticize something like this.”
Kardashian West also notes that she’s excited for her daughter North to one day be able to wear Balenciaga.
“Can’t wait until my baby girl can wear these clothes! I’m sure she will love them as much as I do,” she concludes.
Reactions to the campaign
When Kim Kardashian first posted about the Balenciaga Kids ad campaign on her Instagram page, she was met with a lot of backlash from her followers. Many people accused her of promoting child labor and questioned why she would participate in such a controversial campaign.
Others defended Kim, saying that she was just doing her job as a model and that the ad campaign itself was not actually promoting child labor.
Regardless of the mixed reactions, it’s clear that the ad campaign struck a nerve with many people and started an important conversation about the use of children in fashion advertising.
Publicists were not successful at defending the campaign from criticism
As the old saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad publicity. But in the case of Kim Kardashian and Balenciaga’s controversial new kids clothing campaign, the publicists may have been better off staying silent.
The ad, which features a model dressed in a fur coat and sunglasses with her back turned to the camera, was met with criticism for being “tone deaf” and out of touch with reality. The internet was quick to point out that most kids don’t wear fur coats or sunglasses, and even if they did, they certainly wouldn’t be caught dead in them.
Kardashian took to Twitter to defend the campaign, writing that “it’s just a jacket” and that she herself has worn fur coats as a child. But her defense only made things worse, with many people calling her hypocritical for supporting an industry that kills animals for their fur.
In the end, the publicists weren’t successful in defending the campaign from criticism, and it remains to be seen whether or not it will damage Kardashian’s reputation.
“Kim Kardashian has broken her silence on the controversial Balenciaga kids ad campaign. In an interview with Elle magazine, she stated that she didn’t see anything wrong with the images and that they were meant to be ‘tongue-in-cheek.’ She also said that she thought the kids in the ads looked ‘cute’ and ‘innocent.'”