Last month, there was controversy surrounding Victoria's Secret chief marketing officer, Ed Razek, after he gave an interview to Vogue.
In the Vogue interview, he was asked about the "Instagram generation" and said this:
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.
Even Rihanna shaded Victoria's Secret by liking a screenshot of this tweet on Instagram:
Well, the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show aired last night and Halsey performed.
Realizing that a lot of people would be visiting her social media pages, she posted this message, calling out Victoria's Secret.
"After I filmed the performance, some comments were made regarding the show that I simply cannot ignore," she wrote.
She also revealed that she donated to GLSEN:
"If you're on my pave because you watched my performance tonight, please allow me to instead direct your attention to GLSEN: an organization that offers services aimed at protecting LGBTQ+ youth and with respect to those you th targeted by these comments in a world where they have been made to feel "other," I have made a sizable donation in their honor."