controversy

News

beyoncé's wax figures are all whack

"Beyoncé has 90 wax statues around the world, and they all look like 'Jill' from pilates."
Hannah Ongley
7.20.17
Film

sofia coppola defends the beguiled from backlash

“To treat slavery as a side-plot would be insulting.”
Georgie Wright
7.17.17
News

katy perry is now dealing with a koala controversy

Along with her pet dog Nugget Perry.
Alice Newell-Hanson
7.6.17
News

kendall and kylie jenner pull “insensitive” t-shirts following legal threats

The T-shirts, featuring the Jenners’ faces printed over music legends, were described by Notorious B.I.G.’s mother as “disrespectful, disgusting, and exploitation at its worst”.
Charlotte Gush
6.30.17
Fashion

bad boys to bumsters: celebrating a century of being scandalised by jeans

In light of recent controversies over clear pockets, butt zippers and expensive mud we look back over denim’s controversial history.
Wendy Syfret
5.3.17
controversy

why it’s hard to wash away the shea moisture controversy

Featuring three white women, the black-owned company’s “break free from hair hate” commercial struck many in the black community as an insult.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.26.17
News

a timeline of the dana schutz emmett till painting controversy

A painting at the Whitney Biennial has sparked a fierce debate about race and cultural ownership.
Jo Rosenthal
3.27.17
Film

​ken loach matters more than ever

The veteran leftwing director is the filmmaker our age needs, whose progressive politics and magnificent films have been in the vanguard of our culture for 50 years.
Colin Crummy
10.27.16
Art

​the inside story of kanye’s famous exhibition

The director of the gallery who hosted Yeezy’s living, breathing, nude celebrity sculpture opens up to i-D about staging the rapper’s controversial foray in contemporary art.
Nadja Sayej
9.1.16
Film

why are airlines showing carol without all the same-sex kissing?

It's kind of a big part of the critically lauded lesbian film.
Emily Manning
8.8.16
News

kim kardashian is slaying bette midler and the other haters on twitter

Send nudes.
i-D Staff
3.8.16
Culture

ruby rose doesn’t want you posting this #freethenipple photo

“If you are a fan of mine boycott this issue, or you are buying into greedy, exploitative propaganda.”
Emily Manning
9.23.15
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