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Khloé Kardashian's Muslim-inspired pic stirs cultural backlash (PHOTO)

A celebrity gossip junky, Caroline Goddard has been writing entertainment news for longer than the world has known Kim Kardashian's name. Follow her on Twitter at @GoddardCaroline.

Has Khloé Kardashian taken cultural appropriation too far?

A simple snapshot shared from Khloé Kardashian's trip to Dubai has nearly caused an international incident.

The reality star has posted several photos of herself from her trip to the conservative Middle Eastern country, but only one has raised the ire of Muslim fans around the world.

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What's the problem? Khloé is wearing a hijab, and some are complaining she has taken cultural appropriation too far.

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Since Khloé is visiting the United Arab Emirates, she is not required to wear the veil — that's only in Saudi Arabia. So she was probably just doing it as a fashion statement. Is that any different from women wearing full Native American headdresses at Coachella? Are they both equally insensitive?

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Has Khloé Kardashian taken cultural appropriation too far?

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