Kim Kardashian defended herself against accusations of homophobia after a recent tense exchange with Tyson Beckford on Instagram.
Kardashian sparked an uproar on social media July 31 with an Instagram comment that appeared to insinuate that Beckford, a model and actor, was gay. The reality TV star’s remark came after Beckford made disparaging comments about Kardashian’s appearance and implied she’s had plastic surgery.
On the Los Angeles-based “Big Boy’s Neighborhood” radio show Thursday, Kardashian didn’t back down. Though she blasted Beckford’s initial diss as “so female lame,” she insisted her response wasn’t rooted in homophobia.
“Really, dude? Like, you’re going to body-shame me? Like, OK,” she said, adding, “For anyone to say that I am homophobic with the comment of saying ‘sis’ … all my best friends are gay. I support the community. I love the community ― they love me. That has nothing to do with this.”