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Blake Lively Captioned A Photo With A “Baby Got Back” Lyric And People Are Pissed

"Another day, another rich white woman using WOC's bodies as a punchline and commodity."

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Blake Lively posted a photo to Instagram on Tuesday of her at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival with the caption “L.A. face with an Oakland booty”.

Many found the line problematic coming from a straight, wealthy, white celebrity and they took to Twitter to vent their frustrations.


Another day, another rich white woman using WOC's bodies as a punchline and commodity. As if Blake Lively wasn't the worst already.

Wow I'm so disappointed in myself for liking Blake Lively. You can never trust the whites.

@thinkovision Also, LA is 47.5% Latin@ so "LA face" doesn't mean what Blake Lively thinks it means.

Earlier this week Lively made headlines when she told the L.A. Times that she believes Woody Allen is "empowering to women".

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While speaking to the L.A. Times regarding the allegations against him, Allen said he "think[s] it's all silly... I don't think about it."

When Lively was quizzed about the allegations, she said, “It's very dangerous to factor in things you don't know anything about. I could [only] know my experience. And my experience with Woody is he's empowering to women."


@blakelively instead of your Oakland booty tell us more about how Woody Allen empowers women and the abuse allegations are not your business

And this isn't the first time that Lively's been called out for being problematic. In 2012 she married Ryan Reynolds on an ex-slave plantation.

@blakelively you obviously use social media so maybe now you can tell us why you got married on a slave plantation