Kanye West will soon debut his long-awaited Yeezy Season 4 collection on September 7th, the opening day of New York Fashion Week. However, his latest announcement on behalf of the brand wasn’t very well-received.
The rapper/fashion designer posted an open casting call on his Twitter account in a search of models to be held the following day (September 4) in New York City. However, he is calling for “multiracial women only” and as you can expect, Twitter wasn’t having it.
Others, however, weren’t so quick to jump to conclusions about what the ‘multiracial’ qualification could mean. Several tweets pointed out Kanye’s selection of dark skinned models for past Yeezy shows, and offered the possibility that perhaps Yeezy just isn’t looking for white models:
Didn't I tell y'all I predicted Kanye's casting notice would cause chaos? The man didn't say skin tones. He said multiracial.