Looks like Rebecca Romijn has a serious problem with Instagram models: In an interview with Entertainment Tonight on Tuesday, the supermodel-turned-actress expressed some pretty strong opinions about models who have gained a majority of their fame from social media. In particular, when asked about BFFs Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, Rebecca did not hold back.
"No one has proven yet that numbers of followers translates to revenue," she said. "I know a lot of people — legitimate fashion people — can't stand it. Hate it that these, you know, social media stars are now the supermodels in fashion. They are not true supermodels."
Rebecca is quick to point out that she doesn't have a problem with other notable models of the moment, but rather with the models who seem to be better known for their Snapchat stories than their actual spreads. She also takes issue with the outlets that are supporting their fame, and went on to criticize Vogue in particular for featuring Kendall, Gigi, and other "social media stars" so prominently.
"I rely on Vogue to set the standard, not follow what everybody else is doing," she said. "So I have been disappointed that fashion magazines have been supporting this trend of social media stars to set our style standards. But it will change; fashion always does."
The shade is real and very strong. For more, check out the rest of her interview with ET right here.
Update 4/27 3:30 p.m.: Romijn is now disputing ET's quotes, sending a tweet to Kendall and Gigi saying she has nothing but love for them and that "#clickbait" is bad.