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Here's Zendaya's Considered Response to the Fashion Police's Inconsiderate Dreadlock Comments

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Giuliana Rancic and Kelly Osbourne conjured a firestorm of Twitter anger after The Fashion Police hosts made racially ignorant comments about Zendaya Coleman's dreadlock extensions.

During E!'s post-Oscars show, the 18-year-old actress's hair prompted Giuliana to "feel like [Zendaya] smells like patchouli," to which Kelly offered, "Or weed." Giuliana affirms the suggestion, while stylist and personality Brad Goreski cackled in the background.

Zendaya responded with a typed reaction late last night on Twitter. She begins with "there is a fine line between what is funny and disrespectful:"

Giuliana clarified that she was getting at a "bohemian chic" look:

While Kelly's own defense is more...defensive:

Update: Kelly Osbourne has alleged via Twitter that she did not make the weed comment in reference to Zendaya. The Fashion Police judge is so stirred up from the situation, she has even threatened to quit the show entirely.

Update: Giuliana Rancic made a serious apology on Tuesday night's E! News. She asks forgiveness from Zendaya and anyone else she may have offended during Monday night's Fashion Police. She admits, "This really has been a learning experience for me," and is aware of the damage words can do.

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Zendaya has responded to Giuliana's on-camera apology with a note on Instagram, quoting Martin Luther King Jr. and urging others to "Be that light and spread that love."

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