Kelly Osbourne Mocks Rachel Dolezal's Race Controversy in New Photo

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Rachel Dolezal and Kelly Osbourne

The former 'Fashion Police' co-host can be seen sporting a curly-haired wig in a photo posted on her Instagram.

Kelly Osbourne took a jab at former NAACP chapter president Rachel Dolezal's race controversy in a new photo she posted on her Instagram account on Thursday.

In the photo, the former Fashion Police co-host can be seen wearing a curly-haired wig and imitating Dolezal's smile. The photo is captioned: "#CallMeRachel #MyCasualLook."


#CallMeRachel #MyCasualLook

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Dolezal, who has come under fire for pretending to be black for nearly a decade, recently revealed on NBC's Today that she has identified as black since the age of 5 and denied ever using makeup or other means to obtain her dark complexion.

She also told MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry that changing her hair helped her feel more accepted as a black woman. "I always used to pull my hair back because I just didn't feel comfortable," she said. "And then when I got braids, it was like just the smiles and OK, you know?"

Last week, Osbourne posted a side-by-side comparison of a light-skinned, younger Dolezal and her current look with the caption: "This has utterly shocked me!!! It's a #WholeNewLevelOfWrong."


This has utterly shocked me!!! It's a #WholeNewLevelOfWrong

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