by Samantha Denäe
Well the plot thickens in the drama between Zendaya and Giuliana Rancic’s harsh comment on ‘Fashion Police’ about the singer’s hair during the Oscars.
Now E! is getting thrown into the mix with rumors that they reportedly twisted Ranic’s joke about her hair, according to People.
If you remember, Giuliana was heavily criticized and attacked for saying Zendaya’s dreadlocks smelled “like patchouli oil” or “weed”. Now a reporter for People Magazine, who saw the tape before it was edited, and a script obtained by TheWrap, reports that Rancic ended those remarks by saying, “And it’s just like too Boho. Zendaya is more high fashion. The hair to me, on her, is making her a little Boho.”
Messy, messy, messy!
The Wrap states that before the ‘Fashion Police’ host finished the joke, she was cut off by Joan River’s replacement Kathy Griffin, who chimed in with a comment about The Grateful Dead. It’s rumored that this happened because Giuliana’s comment implied that Zendaya looked like a hippie, rather than there being any racial undertones.
The morning after Rancic’s racially undertone remark went on air, Zendaya issued a classy statement via Instagram:
“There is a fine line between what is funny and disrespectful. Someone said something about my hair at the Oscars that left me in awe. Not because I was relishing in rave outfit reviews, but because I was hit with ignorant slurs and pure disrespect. To say that an 18-year-old young woman with locs must smell of patchouli oil or ‘weed’ is not only a large stereotype but outrageously offensive.”
Although there seems to be some shadiness going on behind the cameras, Giuliana did place the blame on herself and issued an apologize.
“Something I said did cross the line. I didn’t intend to hurt anybody, but I’ve learned it is not my intent that matters. It’s the result. And the result is that people are offended, including Zendaya, and that is not okay. Therefore, I want to say to Zendaya and anyone else out there that I have hurt, that I am so, so sincerely sorry.”