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Endnotes: Kim Kardashian to Change Kimono Shapewear Name After Huge Online Backlash and More News

Endnotes: Kim Kardashian to Change Kimono Shapewear Name After Huge Online Backlash and More News

Endnotes: Kim Kardashian to Change Kimono Shapewear Name After Huge Online Backlash and More News 1

Kim Kardashian is changing the name of her new shapewear line after getting a dressing-down from many people, including the mayor of Kyoto, Japan.

The reality show star announced Monday via Twitter that she would no longer call the brand “Kimono.”

Kardashian’s decision to drop “Kimono” came after Kyoto Mayor Daisaku Kadokawa posted an open letter Monday on Facebook asking her to consider a new name.

“I am writing this letter to convey our thoughts on Kimono and ask you to re-consider your decision of using the name Kimono in your trademark,” Kadokawa wrote in the letter, per Japan Today. “Kimono is a traditional ethnic dress fostered in our rich nature and history with our predecessors’ tireless endeavors and studies, and it is a culture that has been cherished and passed down with care in our living. Also, it is a fruit of craftsmanship and truly symbolizes sense of beauty, spirits and values of Japanese.”

Read more at HuffPost.


Spider-Man: Far From Home star Tom Holland says he’d love it if Spider-man would come out as gay. — Towleroad

Cardi B savages reporter after being harassed for an interview! — OMG BLOG

Chloe Moretz, aka fashion muse, aka future Oscar winner, had quite a scare last night! According to TMZ’s thankfully nosy news team, Chlo and her fam were chillin at her place in LA when a man drove to the house, parked outside, hopped her front entrance gate, and walked right up to her door knockin’ … asking if Chloe was home. — Evil Beet Gossip

Duchess Meghan will likely attend the big London premiere of The Lion King! — Celebitchy

Grace Jones played May Day in A View To A Kill and so people in production were super ex$ited to have her back for a Bond movie because of all the no$talgia. Well, unfortunately, you’ll just have to watch one of those HD re-releases of A View To A Kill if you wanna see Grace in a James Bond movie because she is not coming back after all. At least it seems that way since it’s being reported that she literally walked off set just a few moments after getting there because she thought her role was too small. — Dlisted

Madonna wowed ’em at Pride Island Sunday night, delivering a highly produced, tightly choreographed, four-song set that was miles away from the fast-and-dirty shows usually offered at the Pier Dance. — Boy Culture

Ashanti and Tiffany Haddish Didn’t Dress for the Same Party. — Go Fug Yourself

Yes, male tennis players continue to be the hottest athletes on the face of the planet. — Kenneth in the 212

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Lil Nas X thought he had made it obvious.

But if fans needed more clarity about the “Old Town Road” rapper’s sexuality, he gave it to them on Sunday during the final hours of Pride month. In a tweet, Lil Nas X, 20, pointed to the lyrics of “c7osure,” a song on his debut EP, as confirmation that he identifies as a member of the L.G.B.T.Q. community.

In the song’s lyrics, Lil Nas X sings, “Ain’t no more actin’, man that forecast say I should just let me grow.” Later he says, “This is what I gotta do, can’t be regrettin’ when I’m old.”

A few hours later, Lil Nas X posted the album art for his eight-song EP, called “7,” on Twitter. It features Lil Nas X in his cowboy gear, riding a horse and looking out on a skyline bright with rainbow lights.

Read more at The New York Times.


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