Celebrities get a lot of attention for a good clap back. The clap back queen is undoubtedly Chrissy Teigen, but the runner up is probably Blake Lively. Lively and her husband Ryan Reynolds keep a finger in every social media pie, ready to jump in and school random commenters. They also harass each other quite a lot, but I assume that’s public foreplay.
Lively recently clap backed at an Instagram account @fashion_critic_, who blogs for the Red Carpet Fashion Awards website, according to Someecards. What attracted Lively’s ire was a post about a suit the actress wore while promoting her new movie A Simple Favor. The blogger joked, “It’s suit number 1,356 for Blake Lively’s promotion of A Simple Favor. This time custom pink Ralph Lauren Collection.”
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It's suit number 1,356 for Blake Lively's promotion of 'A Simple Favor'. This time custom pink Ralph Lauren Collection. . #blakelively #ralphlauren #asimplefavor #pinksuit #redcarpet #redcarpetfashion #redcarpetstyle #celebrity #celebritystyle #celebrityfashion #ootd #instastyle #instafashion #celebstyle #celebfashion
Before we continue, lemme just say—nice suit.
Lively saw herself on the account and decided to jump in and comment on the blogger’s sexist treatment of her wardrobe style choices:
Would you note a man wearing lots of suits during a promo tour?” Lively commented. “???????? So why can’t a woman? Just sayinnnn. No double standards ladies ????????
Soon after @fashion_critic_ responded:
You know I love you, and I personally have really enjoyed this tour. If you look at my website, I have said that I have admired your total commitment to rocking suits during this promo tour. That number was just an attempt at humour. I’m sorry it didn’t translate. Looking forward to the Paris premiere.
There’s nothing like a very gracious apology to take the wind out of a clap back. Lively soon gave her own gracious reply:
Lively seems willing to admit that the fashion critic didn’t mean anything sexist, but stands firm that suits should not be noted as odd apparel for women. As someone who loves suits, I agree! But it still wasn’t that big of a deal. Let’s save our anger for the people who really deserve it: rude, unfashionable men.