While hosting Monday’s CFDA Awards, Issa Rae took aim at Kanye West over his comments about slavery — even though his wife, Kim Kardashian, was in the audience.
“I’m about as fashionable as Kanye is black — only when it’s convenient,” Rae told the crowd, adding, “That joke was my choice, just like slavery. Come on. He has a No. 1 album. He’s all right.”
The “Insecure” star also referenced Louis Vuitton menswear artistic director Virgil Abloh, calling him “a man making clothes too expensive for everyone regardless of race. Now that is inclusion.”
Kardashian received the Influencer Award.
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