Lately, Vogue has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. In the March issue of the magazine 鈥 the same one that was said to be championing those who 鈥渄emocratize fashion鈥 featuring models like Kendall Jenner, Ashley Graham, Adwoa Aboah and Liu Wen 鈥 there is a multi-page spread of Karlie Kloss styled as a geisha in yellowface.

The leaked images surfaced on the web yesterday and, needless to say, netizens are pretty angry. Their choice to outfit Karlie in geisha attire, Shimada hair and white makeup as she poses in Japan鈥檚 Ise-Shima National Park in an editorial titled 鈥淪pirited Away鈥 (a nod to Japanese animator and director Hayao Miyazaki鈥檚 2001 film of the same name), is problematic, to say the least.

The spread was photographed in Japan by Mikael Jansson, who shared the above photo, and was styled by Phyllis Posnick. It features Karlie posing by a sumo wrestler, walking down the stairs of a tea house and even soaking in a bath, and obviously, the internet is upset. How did this happen? People took to Twitter to sound off. Read some of the noteworthy reactions below.

Karlie has since apologized, saying that she鈥檚 鈥渢ruly sorry for participating in a shoot that was not culturally sensitive鈥 and that she will work to 鈥渆nsure鈥 her future projects 鈥渆mpower and inspire women.鈥

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