Fashion model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner has angered the ballet community with her latest video shoot for Vogue Espańa.
In the video, Jenner twirls around in a ballet studio, dressed in ballet clothed, and remembers the “good old days,” of being a kid, running around freely. There are also several photos, some of which Jenner posted on her Instagram.
We’re not sure that’s an actual move, and ballerinas are definitely not impressed.
Many members of the dance community took to social media to express their issues with Jenner’s game of make-believe.
— Tori Archer (@victorienka) September 17, 2016
Kendall Jenner is an insult to the industry of ballet. #sorrynotsorry
— Stephanie Kedra (@KedraStephanie) September 21, 2016
Ballet dancers don’t train 7+ hours a day, 7days a week, to be represented by Kendall Jenner & her dodgy feet….
— lucy (@ohsolucee) September 20, 2016
I am exhausted yet cannot sleep because I’m having NIGHTMARES about Kendall Jenner trying to do ballet and I’m so OFFENDED it hurts
— Jenna (@NotHoboSheep) September 20, 2016
The comments section on the photo of Jenner has been disabled, but before it was, Dance Moms star Abby Lee left a comment saying that the model in question is definitely not a dancer. She also threw a little self promotion in there, requesting that momager Kris Jenner send her granddaughter North West to Lee’s studio ASAP. The Shade Room photographed the comment before it was removed.
Zendaya also posted an Instagram photo, seemingly throwing shade at Jenner.
Other Twitter users pointed out that Jenner was really just doing her job. She’s a model. A lot of the time, that means putting on clothes and pretending to be something you’re actually not.
How much stress must ur life be if Kendall Jenner modelling as a ballet dancer annoys you lol
— rhiannon ? (@_rhigreasley) September 21, 2016
Why is everyone getting so pressed over Kendall Jenner wearing ballet shoes for a shoot?? Go outside u bunch of wet wipes it’s not that deep
— ? (@ddlsvause) September 21, 2016
We’re inclined to agree. She was doing what she’s paid to do, not unlike an actress. Let’s all just calm down.
[featured image via Instagram/@KendallJenner]
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