Scott Disick and Brody Jenner are in sizzling water after promoting an app that makes use of synthetic intelligence to make customers seem like a special race.
“Tried new filters within the Gradient app. Which one is best?” Disick, 37, tweeted on Tuesday together with pictures of his face altered with filters to look Asian, Indian, and European.
A number of critics cited the put up as questionable and even “racist.”
“How are so many individuals replying to this with an precise reply as a substitute of being outraged that it’s utterly racist,” one particular person commented.
“You’re mainly asking individuals which ethnicity is best? Wow. It’s not too late to delete this Scott,” wrote one other.
The TV persona additionally posted the identical photograph to his Instagram web page however turned off the feedback part.
Jenner, additionally 37, posted his personal pictures utilizing the app together with his face altered to appear like he was from Africa, Asia and India.
“You’ll want to do that new characteristic in gradient app, it’s loopy,” Jenner captioned the pic on Tuesday.
Instagram customers flooded the remark part with disapproval.
“This feels extraordinarily racist,” somebody commented.
One other inquired, “Why would you promote digital blackface…?”
In line with the Gradient app’s web site, the AI Face characteristic is a device to “Learn the way you’d appear like for those who have been born on a special continent.”
When reached for remark, Disick’s rep advised us, “I haven’t heard something about this.”
Jenner’s rep couldn’t be reached for remark.
The Gradient app didn’t instantly reply to our request for remark.