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Everything To Know About Giuliana Rancic's Controversial Zendaya Comment—Will Kelly Osbourne Quit Fashion Police?

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Feb. 25 2015, Published 6:53 p.m. ET

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Giuliana Rancic really got herself in the middle of serious hair controversy, after making comments about Disney star Zendaya's hairdo during the Oscars. While speaking about her unique look on E!'s Fashion Police, Giuliana said Zendaya, who wore dreadlocks, looked like she “smells like patchouli and weed.” Many stars in Hollywood were not too pleased about the seemingly racist remarks, including Zendaya!

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The beauty posted a lengthy post on Instagram in response to Giuliana's comments, saying in part that it was “a large stereotype (and) outrageously offensive,” and also said, “I suggest some people should listen to India Arie’s ‘I Am Not My Hair’ and contemplate a little before opening your mouth so quickly to judge.”

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Hollywood A-listers, including Kerry Washington and Selma director Ava DuVernay, were quick to applaud Zendaya for her response. 

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"Well done beautiful," the usually private Kerry tweeted. Scandal producer Shonda Rhimes went as far as to call Zendaya "my new hero."

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Bey's younger sister Solange also made a comment, tweeting that her natural hair is often criticized on the fashion show. She posted a GIF of herself flipping her hair in response to the negative comments.

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Since her comments, Giuliana has apologized live on her show, saying, “I’d really like to address something that is weighing very heavy on my heart. Something I said last night did cross the line. I want to say to Zendaya and anyone else out there that I have hurt that I am so, so sincerely sorry. This incident has taught me to be a lot more aware of clichés and stereotypes, how much damage they can do,” the co-host’s apology continued.

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But her fellow co-host, Kelly Osbourne, seems reluctant to accept the apology, considering Zendaya is her friend. She tweeted, "Im giving everyone involved 24 hours to get this right or the world will hear how I really feel. contactually Im not allowed to speak! She then suggested that she may quit the show!

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"I DID NOT MAKE THE WEED COMMENT. I DO NOT CONDONE RACISM SO AS A RSULT OF THIS IM SEREIOUSLY QUESTIONOING STAYING ON THE SHOW! sic" Kelly continued, clearly upset.

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Do you think Giuliana should be fired from E!'s Fashion Police? Let us know in the comments section below.

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