“Fame and career are two different things. I’ve always had a career. I have been working hard since I was 15 years old. Being someone’s ‘girlfriend’ was never what I wanted to be famous for,” Bailon, 30, wrote.
“What makes you ‘famous’ isn’t always what you want to be ‘labeled’ as, or known for. If anyone should understand that…It should be you,” she continued.
“To be stuck with that Kardashian label, that was so hurtful to me and to my career,” she told the magazine.
Needless to say, the Kardashians didn’t take too lightly to the Cheetah Girls alum’s hateful words. Both Kim and Khloé each responded in their own way, both using Twitter to air their grievances.
“Funny how she says being with a Kardashian hurt her career yet the only reason she has this article is bc she is talking about a Kardashian,” Kim tweeted July 30. “So sad when people try to kick my brother when he is down #FamilyForever.”