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Kanye West brands Gigi Hadid ‘privileged Karen’ and ‘zombie’


Kanye West has reignited his feud with Gigi Hadid by branding her a “privileged Karen” and “zombie”.
The rapper, 45, also targeted the Kardashians when hitting out again at the 27-year-old supermodel.
Their feud first erupted when Gigi defended Vogue’s contributing editor Gabriella Karefa-Johnson amid the fallout from Kanye’s ‘Wite Lives Matter’ Paris Fashion Week stunt.
His latest attack on Gigi came after she posted online he had not treated ‘V’ like a friend.
She appeared to be referencing the late designer Virgil Abloh – with whom Kanye was said to have been feuding over the “creative direction” of the musician’s Yeezy brand before Virgil was killed by cancer aged 41 in 2021.
Gigi said: “Finally.... Thank u! Even people who knew him for a percentage of the time knew kanye did not treat V like a friend ++ V LOVED GKJ.... He’s watching.”
Kanye responded with one of his trademark all-capitalised messages on Instagram.
He reposted Gigi’s message and said: “IM NOT FINNA GET RAN OVER BY HOLLYWOOD AGAIN GIGI YOU A PRIVILEGED KAREN YOU WERE BORN WITH A SILVER SPOON IN YOUR MOUTH YOURE A ZOMBIE YOU SPEAK UP HERE BUT DIDNT SPEAK UP WHEN MY CHILD WAS KIDNAPPED ON HER BIRTHDAY.”
Kanye had previously accused the Kardashians of being “liars” who “basically kidnapped” his daughter Chicago on her birthday.
The rapper’s claim came despite Khloe Kardashian, 38, publicly pleading for him to stop “tearing down” her sister.
Khloe’s older sister Kim, 41, who divorced Kanye this year and co-parents the four children they share – North, nine, Saint, six, Chicago, four, and three-year-old Psalm – has denied Kanye’s claim she hosted a “secret” birthday party for their daughter Chicago in January.
Kanye was branded a “bully and a joke” by Gigi for displaying a ‘White Lives Matter’ T-shirt at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday. (04.10.22)
It also prompted his spokesman Jason Lee to quit in protest, saying Kanye was “gaslighting black people and empowering white supremacy”.
Kanye had ridiculed Vogue contributing editor Gabriella Karefa-Johnson, 31, over her clothes after she branded the top “indefensible” – prompting Gigi to say he didn’t have “a percentage of her intellect”.