Kim Kardashian West is apologizing after offending some followers by dressing up because the late singer, Aaliyah, for Halloween.
The truth star, who dressed just like the R&B singer from her 2001 “Strive Once more” music video, took to her website to elucidate why she selected Aaliyah for certainly one of her many Halloween costumes, and her intentions behind the costume.
“Aaliyah was such a tremendous singer and she is going to without end be a music legend,” Kardashian West, 37, wrote. “I noticed on-line that some individuals thought my costume was in poor style and I’m really sorry if that offended anybody.”
“After I was creating the costume, I wasn’t dressing up as a race or tradition however reasonably as a lady whom I’ll all the time admire,” she added.
“I play each type of style of music in my dwelling and I like for my children to be uncovered to many various artists,” Kardashian West continued. “For me, it is all the time about love and respect.”
Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash in 2001, wasn’t the one celeb the truth star paid homage to this yr. She additionally dressed up as Cher and Selena. And final Saturday, photographers caught Kardashian West resembling Madonna whereas her sister, Kourtney Kardashian, dressed up as Michael Jackson.
Kardashian West added, “I liked that Kourtney was Michael Jackson for one in every of her costumes, and that my son was Axl Rose. We do not see colour in my residence. We had been paying homage to individuals and artists we love and respect — it is that easy!”
The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star is anticipating her third little one with husband, rapper Kanye West. The 2, who wed in 2014, are already dad and mom to four-yr-outdated daughter North West and 1-12 months-previous son Saint West.
Earlier this week, Kardashian West detailed how she celebrated Halloween this 12 months.