“Hair Inspiration. Check.”
+Commentary: See this is what you’re not gonna do. Please follow our advice & hire more diverse people to cover these things, get a guide and take a clue if you absolutely must run with a story about a Black Woman’s hair. Comparing to Audrey Hepburn, to your anything, just take a moment and think about it. This is Vogue…not some trash rag tabloid. That no one in the chain of command saw a problem with this, is the problem. Not the story itself, that is pretty common these days in beauty & fashion magazines.
Yet with big stars bypassing any & all PR people to have their complete control over the message, and accurately putting another brand or media outlet in their proper place via social media is the cost of doing business these days:
Her response 50k+ likes deep:
That absolutely has to hurt, utterly & completely. Apologies will follow, etc…but honestly this is the same woman you put on your cover in 2014:
Not sure as her star continues to rise, she wins a Tony, and does more you’ll be able to get her to take your magazine seriously, or her millions of fans who do the same. In this day & age that is going to hurt your advertising sales. Good Luck Vogue.