Kylie Jenner Destroyed on Twitter for Throwing 'Handmaid's Tale'-Themed Birthday Party
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"Does anyone wanna tell her that handmaids are literally raped, stripped of their freedom and treated as cattle???" wrote one concerned Twitter user.

Call it a major disconnect or tone-deaf at best, but Twitter has some very strong ideas about Kylie Jenner throwing an elaborate 22nd birthday party for new bestie Stassie Karanikolaou inspired by "The Handmaid's Tale."

The young makeup mogul went all out with decorations and elaborate costumes and even had everyone getting into character, calling the men Commander and the women dressed in red with a name beginning with "Of."

And that, of course, is why so many on Twitter were upset at this particular inspiration, even if it is Kylie's "favorite show ever," as she posited on her Instagram Stories Saturday night.

"Welcome to Gilead," the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star said in the video, walking her fans into the home tricked out in banners sporting the oppressive fictional nation's symbol.

The wait staff, offering food and drinks to the guests, were dressed as the servant-class Marthas from the show, while drinks and greetings picked up on the religious expressions from the show like "under his eye" and "may the Lord open."

That said, one young lady was trying to refer to herself as "OfAriel in a video Stassie shared and that would not suggest that she is wholly owned by her commander as the show does by making their name "Of" the man who brutally ensalves and rapes them for the purpose of procreation, so at least some of the attendants didn't seem all that familiar with how the show works, or perhaps its messages.


Sofia Richie was in attendance as well, sharing several pictures and videos to her own Instagram Stories, as did the birthday girl herself Stassi.

In the videos the attendees can be seen laughing at the expressions used in the show, and enjoying playing at the subservient roles of the women from the show, which many on Twitter found just appalling. Even worse for many is that this is coming down even as women across the nation are fighting for the right to their own bodies and several states pass restrictive laws over abortion in blatant attempts to overthrow Roe v. Wade (which legalized abortions nationwide) at the Supreme Court level.

It could be argued, however, that by subverting and taking ownership of this imagery, Kylie is making a statement about her own agency as a powerful modern woman, but that's certainly not the takeaway for many people responding via social media:

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