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Zara Woodcock

Gigi Hadid defends Vogue fashion editor after Kanye West 'personally targeted' her

Gigi Hadid defended Vogue fashion editor Gabriella Karefa-Johnson after Kanye West 'personally targeted and bullied' her.

Kanye, 45, took to his Instagram Page to mock Gabriella after she criticised his 'White Lives Matter' shirts, which he unveiled at his Paris Fashion Week show.

The shirts received a lot of backlash online from celebrities and fans alike. It even caused Jaden Smith to walk out of the show.

"It didn't land and it was deeply offensive, violent, and dangerous," Gabriella, who was in attendance at the show, wrote in a series of Instagram Stories.

Ye didn't take too well to Gabriella's criticisms and shared photos of her on his page to make fun of her fashion choices. He also shared a screenshot of her Instagram page.

Since then, the posts have been deleted and the Love Lockdown rapper shared a snap of her to explain that they 'apologised to each other' during a two-hour meet-up.


In his caption, Kanye misspelt Gabriella's name as 'Gabrielle', which caused Gigi to react in the comment section.

Kanye mocked Gabriella on his page after she criticised his 'dangerous' shirts (Kanye West)

" It’s Gabriella*," she simply reminded him. Her comment has since racked up 15,000 likes.

Since Kanye went on a rampage against the fashion editor, Gigi has been defending her on her Stories as well as in his comment section.

Under one of his posts, she called him a 'bully and a joke'.

Gigi wasn't having any of Kanye's antics (Johns PKI /
Gabriella was defended by all her fans and friends (Getty Images)

"You wish u had a percentage of her intellect. You have no idea haha.... If there's actually a point to any of your shit she might be the only person that could save u," she wrote.

"As if the "honor" of being invited to your show should keep someone from giving their opinion..? Lol. You're a bully and a joke."

Vogue also took to their page to support Gabriella and called Kanye's attacks 'unacceptable'.

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"Vogue stands with Gabriella Karefa-Johnson, our global fashion editor at large and longtime contributor," they wrote.

"She was personally targeted and bullied. It is unacceptable. Now more than ever, voices like hers are needed and in a private meeting with Ye today she once again spoke her truth in a way she felt best, on her terms."

The rapper took to the stage to showcase his Season 9 collection earlier this week.

"White Lives Matter" was written in bold white letters on the back of the shirt, which was also worn by conservative commentator Candace Owens.

At least one Black model was also styled in the t-shirt shirt while walking down the runway.

The Anti-Defamation League has previously called the phrase "White Lives Matter" a hate slogan.

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