Kelly Osbourne Poses as Rachel Dolezal: Is She a Hypocrite?

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Kelly Osbourne is under fire today for a joke many people feel she should not have been the one to make.

In light of Rachel Dolezal continuing to make waves around the Internet for having pretended to be an African-American while serving as President of the NAACP in Spokane, Osbourne posted the following photo on Instagram.

Kelly Osbourne as Rachel Dolezal

"#CallMeRachel #MyCasualLook," Kelly wrote as a caption.

Sort of funny, right?

It's hard to fault anyone for mocking Dolezal, who resigned her post after her Caucasian parents outed her as white and then went on to say her parents can't actually prove they are her parents.

But should Osbourne be the one to make this sort of quip?

Osbourne quit her position at E!’s Fashion Police in February after Giuliana Rancic made inappropriate comments about Zendaya Coleman's dreadlocks.

Critics therefore view Kelly as a hypocrite by jumping here into a race debate.

"Anyone who thinks this is funny in light of @kellyosbourne 's bs earlier this year in fashion Police with her antics about @zendaya is a complete moron," writes one Twitter user.

"It's about context people, and in this case she's absolutely 100% a hypocrite."

Then again...

"Transracial is not a real thing," replies an Osbourne defender.

"Rachael is white, not black. Kelly is making fun of Rachael, not black people. People get outraged about the stupidest things these days."

On which side of this divide do you stand?

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