Jeffree Star, Paige Louise, Laura Lee, Gabriel Zamora, and now Kristen Leanne. These are just a few of the beauty influencers with massive platforms who have publicly and unapologetically used the N-word. Whether it be in anger like Star's abhorrent display of racism or while singing along to a song like Leanne did, social media is the place that non-black influencers seem to think that they are beyond reproach.
So it really comes as no surprise that a night out for Leanne has left her in some serious hot water. Check it out.
The irony of this all is that she has repeatedly tried to call out other brands for issues of inclusivity.
Or at least kind of. If you recall, this is the same influencer that actually expressed disdain after she said that one of Huda Beauty's highlighting palettes for deeper skin didn't work for her fair skin. The public display of disappointment played right into the popular phrase, "when you're used to privilege, equality feels like oppression." The hypocrisy of it all ...