The Kardashian-Jenner clan manages to find criticism at every turn, so it’s no surprise that the faux ballet skills Kendall Jenner displayed for a recent magazine spread landed her in the hot seat. The model’s September shoot for Vogue Spain was immediately ripped apart by ballerinas across the world who felt offended by her lack of dance expertise, and now Jenner is saying she doesn’t quite understand where her critics are coming from.
“It’s so funny that people are getting pregnant and married—or having crazy drama—but my drama is ballerinas being upset at me!” she wrote on her app, according to Entertainment Tonight. “With my Vogue Spain shoot, I didn’t even know I was going to be a ballerina until I went into hair and makeup.”
She also took the opportunity to point out how trivial the shoot was compared to some of the larger issues we are facing as a culture. “It confuses me how people can get that upset when there are so many important things going on in the world. But, it’s obviously not going to stop me from working hard and being me.”
There are definitely bigger bones to pick—perhaps starting with Jenner’s sisters’ appropriation of black culture, as some pointed out—but many of the ballerinas have taken to Twitter to explain just where they’re coming from:
Read more about Jenner’s post at ETonline.com