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Karl Lagerfeld is known for being outspoken — and he’s not changing his tune for the first lady.
In his latest outrageous comment, the designer gives his opinion about Michelle Obama’s new haircut and bangs.
“I don’t understand the new hair,” he said. “Frankly, the fringe was a bad idea. It’s not good.” He also says she resembles a “speakerine” — a news anchor.
PHOTO: Michelle Obama shows off new hair on Twitter
It’s a bit odd he decided to go on the attack considering he’s only said lovely things about Michelle in the past, “I’m a big fan of Mrs. Obama — and her face, I think, is magical."
But his latest statement shouldn’t come as a surprise. The 79-year-old fashion pioneer is infamous for being blunt when it comes to some of the world’s most famous faces. So we’ve rounded up some of his cruelest comments below.
On Pippa Middleton:“Kate Middleton has a nice silhouette and she is the right girl for that boy [Prince William]. I like that kind of woman. I like romantic beauties. On the other hand, her sister struggles. I don’t like the sister’s face. She should only show her back.”
On Adele:“The thing at the moment is Adele. She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice.”
On Heidi Klum:“She is more bling bling and glamorous than current fashion. It may be ‘Victoria’s Secret’, but it is not my secret. The people in Europe—apart from in Germany—don’t know who she is. In Germany she is very current, but as a mannequin rather than a model. I have never photographed her or had her in one of my shows.”
PHOTO: See Michelle Obama's Inaugural Ball dress
On Seal:“I am no dermatologist but I wouldn’t want his skin.”
On Designer Coco Chanel:“Coco did a lot, but not as much as people think—or as much she herself taught at the end of her career.”
On Princess Diana:“She was pretty and she was sweet, but she was stupid.”
What do you think of Karl’s comments? Do you think he’s too mean? Sound off!