Kourtney Kardashian NOT Becoming “Black,” Despite Report

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By Michael Lewittes |

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Kourtney Kardashian is not pulling a “Rachel Dolezal” and trying to be “black,” despite an absurd webloid report. Gossip Cop can bust this bizarre story. We’re told it’s “just stupid.”

According to MediaTakeOut, Kardashian “got an extremely dark tan” and “now she’s ‘black.’” The webloid further states that in addition to her “very dark brown tan,” Kardashian also has a “new hairstyle” to look “like she’s a black girl.” The often unreliable blog then editorializes about the Kardashians, “Just when you thought they couldn’t do anything crazier they do this!”

No, what’s crazy is what MediaFakeOut does with its outrageous stories. Kardashian is not trying to pull a “Rachel Dolezal,” as the webloid claims. She is not pretending to be “black” nor has she changed her hairstyle or skin color to deceive anyone about her race.

Kardashian, who is of Armenian descent, has always had an olive complexion, and sometimes in the summer she’s a little darker than in the winter. And her straightened hair has nothing to do with race. In fact, she’s worn her hair straight for years.

The webloid, of course, chose the lightest picture it could find to use as a “before” picture. Mostly, though, the story is offensive to people of all races and colors, who embrace who they are and in turn are loved for being themselves.

Sadly, Gossip Cop is not surprised by this story because we’ve been busting the site for a long time for manufacturing tall tales, including recently wrongly claiming Kardashian got breast implants right after she and Scott Disick split. Much like that story and countless other inaccurate reports about her sister Kim getting divorced from Kanye West, this latest offering from MTO is also 100 percent wrong. In fact, MediaFakeout has posted so many falsehoods, West once blasted the site in a concert for being “so f*ckin’ full of sh*t.”

In any event, a source close to Kourtney Kardashian tells Gossip Cop that MediaTakeOut’s entire premise about her trying to be “black” is “just stupid.”


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