Stephanie Seymour Is Sorry for Cyberbullying Kendall Jenner

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Kendall Jenner is a model because she walks in runway shows, appears in magazines, and fronts fashion and beauty campaigns. But for some reason, plenty of her peers don’t think she’s a “real model” — whatever that means.

Stephanie Seymour, a member of the “original six,” told Vanity Fair that Jenner, Gigi Hadid, and others of their kind are a “completely different” breed and don’t deserve to be called supermodels. “[Kendall and Gigi] are beautiful girls, and I support all of them, but they need their own title,” she said. “B****es of the moment! That would be a good title for them.”

Jenner fired back at the 47-year-old, writing on her website that she’s “disappointed,” and if one chooses to be a cyberbully, she’s going to stick up for herself. “No one is trying to steal Stephanie Seymour’s thing, or trying to be her. I actually looked up to her. She has a daughter! I guarantee you that she didn’t imagine someone so publicly shaming her daughter when she made those comments about us,” the reality star said. Yolanda Hadid, GIgi’s mom and a model herself at the time Seymour was working, even offered her opinion on the matter. “It’s sad to see some of these beautiful semi-retired supermodels, who are mothers themselves now, feel the need to publicly put down someone else’s daughter,” she told TMZ.

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Following lots of back and forth and messages delivered through various mediums, Seymour is apologizing for making a mess to begin with. “I don’t usually address rumors, but since feelings have been hurt I would like to set the story straight,” she wrote on Instagram. “At an event last week I was jokingly asked if the ‘era of supermodels’ was over, what should we call the new great ‘It’ girls?? There were no names mentioned, and NO ill intent involved. A supermodel is a supermodel. I respect and admire all these women in my industry, in particular Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner. Having been in the business over 20 years I know how hard these women work. Bravo to both Gigi and Kendall for their success!!”

And that concludes the great supermodel showdown of 2016. Until next time!

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