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Kendall Jenner Responds to ‘90s Supermodels: ‘Right Now, We’re the Models of This Time’

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Supermodels of the 1990s, supermodel of the 2010s Kendall Jenner hears your feedback, but she’s good, thanks. After both Rebecca Romijn and Stephanie Seymour described the current generation of Instagirls as "not true supermodels" and "bitches of the moment," respectively, Kendall Jenner responded in the most Kardasho-Jenner way possible — via her app.

"This moment is all about being supportive — NOT cyberbullying," she began in an essay posted today. "But, if you choose to be a cyberbully, I’m going to stick up for myself. No one is trying to steal Stephanie Seymour’s thing, or trying to be her. I actually looked up to her. She has a daughter! I guarantee you that she didn’t imagine someone so publicly shaming her daughter when she made those comments about us being ‘bitches of the moment.'"

She also addressed the debate over the term "supermodel," writing, "If people want to call Gigi and I supermodels now, it doesn’t take anything away from supermodels of the past. Obviously, I have so much respect for those women, but right now, we’re the models of this time. Significant? Maybe. Hardworking? For sure."

She ended the note with one final mic drop, stating that if the positions were switched, she wouldn’t have done the same. "That’s the classy way to behave and I fully intend on being a positive influence on anyone younger than me, my entire life."

Good for you, Kendall! May I suggest another route, however: reclaim the term "bitch of the moment" and turn it into a T-shirt. I mean, I'd buy it.