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Kanye West has angered everyone on Twitter — but this time it’s different

Kanye West has been causing controversy on Twitter again, and while you’d usually brush that off as old news, the reason for the latest backlash is interesting.

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Over the weekend, West took to Twitter to share the casting call for his Yeezy Season 4 fashion show — and judging by the reactions to it, it’s not winning him any friends.

The rapper has come under fire for what many believe to be an inappropriate casting call. It reads, “Multiracial women only … No makeup please come as you are.”
People have been quick to share their views on what the term “multiracial” implies, and how West is going to verify it.

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Others have blasted West for fueling an industry that perpetually excludes black models.
One person questioned whether he only wanted women who look like those he’s had relationships with (Amber Rose and Kim Kardashian).

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West has yet to respond to the controversy, but we doubt he minds the publicity it’s generating as his line is set to debut in just two days’ time on Sept. 7 at the opening of New York Fashion Week. And according to Daily Mail, despite the backlash, there were still a lot of people who went to the audition, as lines were seen around the block from the studio in Manhattan.

What do you think of Kanye West’s casting call? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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