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Rihanna throws Shade at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show For The Best Reason

Recall the Victoria Secret Fashion Show took place last week

Although the popular runway event hasn't aired yet, there was controversy surrounding Ed Razek Victoria's Secret chief marketing officer after he gave an interview to Vogue

Ed Razek was asked in the interview about "Instagram generation" and here is what he said:

Sara Sampaio is constantly being criticized for being too fat. Sara Sampaio? Seriously? Where does it end? Do I think about diversity? Yes. Does the brand think about diversity? Yes. Do we offer larger sizes? Yes. So it’s like, why don’t you do 50? Why don’t you do 60? Why don’t you do 24? It’s like, why doesn’t your show do this? Shouldn’t you have transsexuals in the show? No. No, I don’t think we should. Well, why not? Because the show is a fantasy. It’s a 42-minute entertainment special. That’s what it is. It is the only one of its kind in the world, and any other fashion brand in the world would take it in a minute, including the competitors that are carping at us. And they carp at us because we’re the leader. They don’t talk about each other. I accept that. I actually respect it. Cool. But we’re nobody’s third love. We’re their first love. And Victoria’s Secret has been women’s first love from the beginning.

And when Razek was asked about diversity, he then mentioned Rihanna, whose Fenty brand was commended for its inclusivity, saying, "Everybody keeps talking about Rihanna's show, if we had done Rihanna's show, we would be accused of pandering without question."

People reacted to his comments, and Ed Razek has since apologised on social media:

See below who liked Louise's comment:

Yes Rihanna liked it


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My view: Victoria's Secret should wake up and smell the coffee and get a grip with reality.😒

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