Khloe Kardashian Causes Controversy with Bantu Knots and Thigh-High Boots

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In latest Kardashian publicity stunt news, Khloe Kardashian once again made herself a target of cultural appropriation accusations by rocking bantu knots in a recent Instagram post. The 32-year-old reality TV personality sported a black Oakland Raiders t-shirt, a pair of $1,890 Givenchy wedge leather boots and a black “Koko” choker with the controversial ‘do. She called herself a “bantu babe” in the post’s original caption but later deleted it after getting slammed by offended netizens.

Khloe Kardashian bantu knots black thigh bootsKhloe Kardashian’s Instagram post originally captioned with “bantu babe,” which was later deleted and changed to “I like this one better” — posted on August 9, 2016

However, that didn’t stop the “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star from going out in public still wearing the bantu knots. If Koko didn’t get the attention she wanted with the hairstyle, she got it with her loud camo-on-camo ensemble. She paired an oversized camo bomber jacket with a camo-print shirt tied around the waist, and finished her look with black suede thigh-high boots.

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Khloe Kardashian sparking controversy with a bantu knot hairdo in a camo bomber jacket, a camo shirt tied around the waist, and black suede thigh-high boots as she heads out to dinner at Morton’s The Steakhouse in West Hollywood, California, on August 9, 2016 

It’s unfortunate that gorgeous shoes had to be dragged into this mess. Khloe’s pair in the first picture seem to be her old Givenchy wedge boots. The second pair looks like the Gianvito Rossi suede cuissard thigh-high boots also previously spotted on Alessandra Ambrosio and Kendall Jenner.

Gianvito-Rossi-Suede-Cuissard-BootsGianvito Rossi Suede Cuissard Thigh-High Boots, $2,095 at Barneys New York and Saks Fifth Avenue

Credit: Khloe Kardashian's Instagram

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