Amber Rose pens open letter about slut shaming

Amber Rose
Photo credit: @amberrose via Instagram

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve undoubtedly heard about Wiz Khalifa and Kanye West’s Twitter feud, which spiraled into a one-way rant from West, in which he bashed their mutual ex, Amber Rose. Since then, Rose has both clapped back at West on Twitter and given a scathing interview about his shade toward her. Now, the famous model-author has written an open letter about learning not to care about slut shaming anymore.

As previously reported, during the Twitter spat, West hurled comments at Wiz like, “4th you let a stripper trap you” and  “5th I know you mad that every time you look at your child this girl got you for 18 years.”

Rose then fired back, “Awww @kanyewest are u mad I’m not around to play in ur a—hole anymore? #FingersInTheBootyA—B—-.”

Rose could’ve ended her response there, but yesterday she posted an open letter and explained that she’s no longer willing to be victimized or made to feel ashamed because of other people’s opinions about her past.

“Ever since high school, I’ve been called a slut. All the boys were attracted to me — that wasn’t my fault! Then, when I started getting famous, the shaming got even worse. All these messed up stories came out about me, and I was like, ‘That’s not true! I’m not that kind of girl!’ But even things I had done — things a man would never be judged for — got me lots of hate.

“After my ex-husband Wiz Khalifa and I got a divorce, I’d go out for a date at a restaurant like any normal single human and people would say, ‘Man, she’s such a h-. She’s out at restaurants with guys.’ Then they would see my ex-husband with a bunch of women. They would say, ‘He’s the man! That’s so cool.’ So when I went on a date, I’m a w—-, and when he’s piling girls in a car, he’s the man? There’s something wrong here.”

Rose then explained that she also felt criticized for her sexuality by other women.

“It wasn’t just men saying these types of things. There were a lot of women saying hateful things to me. I was getting torn down constantly. But in the past year, I’ve just started not caring.

“People would actually say things like, ‘Who would ever love you? You were a stripper. Why are you in relationships?’ And I used to feel like I had to explain that maybe it was because I’m a good person.”

But Rose’s letter doesn’t end there. Read about how she’s made peace with the opinions of others after the cut.

Nicholas Robinson
Nicholas Robinson

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