This October will mark the 10-year anniversary of Keeping Up With the Kardashians and over the past decade, the Kardashian/Jenner sisters have definitely had their fair share of controversy. Back in April, Kendall Jenner starred in a controversial Pepsi commercial that missed the mark on racial tensions in America and she's finally breaking her silence about it in the teaser trailer for the upcoming Season 14 of the long-running E! reality TV series.
“It feels like my life is over,” Kendall told her big sister Kim Kardashian, sitting in bed with her. It seems like Kim is one of the best people to turn to for advice since she's been through her own controversial moments. But Kim had to tell her sister the truth, even if it did seem harsh. “You made a mistake," Kim said.
In the commercial — which has since been pulled by the company — Kendall Jenner modeled in a blonde wig in front of a building while protesters marched, holding peace signs and signs that read "Join the Conversation" in the streets below her. She made eye contact with a protester, then took her wig off and wiped off her lipstick to join the protest. Once in the crowd, Kendall picked up a can of Pepsi and strutted over to a police officer, and the crowd cheered as she handed him the soda.
But many people criticized the message, saying that it trivialized the Black Lives Matter movement in America and made light of the tension between police officers and minority communities that they serve. The ad got a ton of backlash on social media, and celebrities even spoke out against it. Former Girls star Lena Dunham tweeted, "Assuming everything that can be said about faux-test Pepsi ad has been said so I'm just gonna go with this: it didn't make me want Pepsi."
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