When I look at online news headlines and see that someone from the Kardashian-Jenner clan is called out for a thoughtless or salacious act, I generally read about it and then agree that it was fully justified. However, Kylie Jenner’s latest photo-shoot that featured her fetishized in a wheelchair garnered a different reaction for me. There are several layers as to why the photo-shoot is problematic, the most prominent issue being that it portrays people with a disability as “trendy.” However, I am most troubled by the lack of accountability for the people who have more power than Jenner. Jenner was undoubtedly in the wrong for agreeing to do the photo-shoot, but there needs to be attention given to the photographer and her manager for creating and allowing such a concept.

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