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Kylie Jenner Plays Down Blackface Scandal: 'Lets All Calm Down'

Kylie Jenner Responds To Blackface Scandal

Apr. 5 2015, Published 10:52 a.m. ET

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It seems like Kylie Jenner is a magnet for controversy!

The 17-year-old is under fire for posting photos of herself that look like she is in blackface. She even captioned one image, "What I wish I looked like all the time." She later deleted the message though, opting instead to explain her look.

"The photographer used a black light & neon lights for those photos," she tweeted. "Yes, In another world I wish I could have pink hair & blue eyes & covered in sparkles. But in this world I'm happy w the way God created me. Happy Easter everybody."

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On Instagram, she reiterated her point saying, "This is a black light and neon lights people lets all calm down." She also tagged her hair and makeup artists, crediting them with her heavily-painted look.

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Jenner has been making headlines lately due to her relationship with 25-year-old rapper Tyga.

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