Kylie Jenner (Twitter – @KylieJenner)

It just keeps happening. White folks getting credit for starting and popularizing trends that Black people have been using or flossing for many years. The honchos at E! Online Style are the latest people to make this mistake, giving Kylie Jenner credit for something Blacks have been sporting for decades.

This time Jenner got credited for starting — you might want to sit for this one — the hoop earrings trend.

Social media, of course, was quick on the draw and wasted no time dragging E! for giving false credit to Jenner — so much so that they eventually deleted their tweet. But it was too late and E! had to sit there and take their punishment for their foolish imprudence.

Take a look at the beating E! was subjected to:

Terry Shropshire

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  • TheDOTKU

    I was waiting to roll my eyes like *here we go* until I saw it… Oh Sh*t!! Not hoop earrings. Although I want to say the latina and islander set should get credit to… you know you saw J.Lo rockin them on In Living Color!

    • SrAgri

      Or how about he ancient Egyptians? Hoop earrings are one of the oldest forms of jewelry in the world!

  • SrAgri

    Wait… Black people “invented” hoop earrings?

    Hoop earrings are one of the oldest kinds of jewelry in the world. Hoop earrings were worn in the ancient Middle East, Greece, and Rome.

    Any black people that consider hoop earrings “their” fashion trend are appropriating them from ancient civilizations.

  • Tabby

    All I want to know is why does it matter that much?