Kylie Jenner Is Being Accused Of Blackfishing And The Twitter Reactions Say It All

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Earlier this week, Kylie Jenner posted this video of her listening to "Smoke" by Don Toliver, featuring HVN and SoFaygo.

In the video, the pregnant mother of one showed off her baby bump and gazed into the camera, revealing her look of the day.

  @kyliejenner / Via Instagram: @kyliejenner
@kyliejenner / Via Instagram: @kyliejenner

Kylie soon faced backlash on Twitter, after people noticed the tone of her skin appeared darker than her natural hue.

  @kyliejenner / Via Instagram: @kyliejenner
@kyliejenner / Via Instagram: @kyliejenner

People accused her of Blackfishing, which is a form of cultural appropriation and Blackface, resulting from purposely wearing makeup that's often several shades too dark. It's basically when a white person tries to use makeup to appear Black or mixed.

This person jokingly claimed that Kylie was wearing Fenty #420 — a foundation shade that is clearly not Kylie's natural skin tone.

"The Mulattofication of White Womanhood," one person said, garnering thousands of likes.

One person even joked that Rachel Dolezal — the woman who infamously pretended to be Black and even became the president of an NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington — can play Kylie in her biopic.

And a super-viral tweet referenced the former Little Mix member Jesy Nelson controversy, who went viral last week after she was accused of Blackfishing and was defended by Nicki Minaj:

This is not the first time Kylie faced this type of backlash. Just last year, she was accused of Blackfishing and trying to copy Beyoncé's look after posting these photos on Instagram:

Kylie has not responded to the Blackfishing accusations, but we will update you if she does.