Reality hurts, however it appears Kathy Hilton can’t inform the distinction between two Black ladies. Or actuality from fiction.
The “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star, and mom of Paris and Nicky, was enjoying a recreation throughout an episode of “Watch What Happens Live” Wednesday night time when she made a cringe-worthy gaffe.
The recreation — known as “Will Kathy Know Them?” — consisted of photographs of celebrities showing on the display screen and Hilton having to guess who they have been.
When a photograph of Lizzo popped up on the display screen, and host Andy Cohen requested if Hilton knew “this lady,” Hilton responded with:
“I feel like I do … Precious?”
In response, Cohen and everybody on set started awkwardly laughing.
Hilton’s “RHOBH” costar and fellow visitor Crystal Kung presumably tried to assist Hilton out by jokingly saying, “Lizzo’s precious though. Lizzo’s precious.”
Hilton, noticing that she made a mistake however presumably not understanding why it was such an enormous deal, then tried to save lots of face by saying:
“That’s what I call her,” Her nickname’s Precious to me.”
Apart from the truth that Lizzo and “Precious” have fully totally different faces — what makes Hilton’s remark much more eyebrow-raising is that she referred to Lizzo, an precise particular person, to a fictional character performed by Gabourey Sidibe within the 2009 film “Precious.”
The full clip of the sport, which included Hilton’s blunder, was not uploaded on to the YouTube account for “Watch What Happens Live,” however Hilton’s mixup did make its manner onto Twitter — and folks have been upset.
Not one of the events concerned have commented publicly about this mess. However Lizzo did publish just a few horny photographs of herself having fun with the seashore Thursday with the caption, “Meanwhile…”