After Savage x Fenty’s show aired on Amazon Prime on Thursday, folks praised Rihanna for putting together one of the best lingerie fashion shows to date. Meanwhile, the same cannot be said for model Slick Woods’ performance.
Her runway walk is…well, not anything near as iconic or as polished as Naomi Campbell’s…and folks took notice.
Joe Mama (@mmmmfries) took to Twitter to call out the reality star for her less than stellar presence on RiRi’s runway, accusing her of lowering the bar with her less than exciting strut.
Listen…it’s not graceful, but in fairness, not every model has the “perfect walk,” and Slick has come under some unfair criticism for her gap, her aesthetic and her afro in ways that many less talented and less attractive white models have not. That, and last year, Slick was literally was in labor while walking the Savage show and everyone thought she was the baaaaadest.
But now she’s not worthy?
So really going on? Here’s what Black Twitter had to say, and trust, they are polarized on this issue:
‘Sis, Are You OK?’ Folks Have Questions About Slick Woods’ Savage x Fenty Runway Walk was originally published on hellobeautiful.com
Just watched the Savage X Fenty show. What the hell was Slick Woods doing??????— Crystal Alejandro (@Crystalejandro) September 20, 2019
Why she holding the dress like it’s not even that long? pic.twitter.com/t67N8zJNJF— IG: malik.jpg (@malik_jpg) September 20, 2019
Slick Woods was the only glitch in the Savage Fenty Show. She should sit her ass at home next time— Pocahontas (@doseofreyy) September 20, 2019
A lot of y’all have been looking for a good reason to trash Slick Woods and that Megan Thee Stallion clip gave you the perfect opportunity.— Throw that ass to yo Witcher o’ valley of plenty (@xoxopettygal) September 20, 2019
As for her appearance at the Fenty show clearly something was off. This is the same woman who ate the runway while in labor!!!
Slick woods didn’t serve the FENTY runway and THEN give birth right after for dis. https://t.co/nAlpb6fyOO— :) (@OriginalVansh) September 20, 2019
Slick Woods is certainly not made for runway modelling at this present moment and I think it was smart of Rihanna to have her just pose for the show instead of walk. She even looked confused and you can clearly see her strong point is commercial print. #SAVAGEXFENTYSHOW— MANNY | #TCMSHOW 🎧 (@THECLASSICMANNY) September 20, 2019
slick woods has a bad walk? she must be unwell https://t.co/8kjHISerIb— HUSHPUPPY! (@amiraoritse) September 20, 2019
Slick Woods is an amazing model but she isn’t so much a runway model. Her walk needs work. I miss the days of Liya & Omahyra. pic.twitter.com/zYUt7mD8hi— Alona (@alonabreyan) September 20, 2019
1. She isn’t “any ol body.” This is Slick Woods, a WORLD RENOWNED model & icon.— your local look puller (@cederickmc) September 20, 2019
2. You weren’t apart of the show to know how the models were instructed to walk/act. Keep your ignorant comments to yourself please. https://t.co/bFuNcqvp2P
Let me tell y’all something , there are different types of walks , looks & aesthetics . Every supermodel doesn’t have to walk fucking perfect & slick woods is booked because of her distinct look and the swag she brings to the clothing . https://t.co/GJuoD8UIWM— TAHJ (@JTaheim) September 20, 2019
I love Slick Woods but her walk is disrespectfully ugly. https://t.co/jDfjB0UnzO— Judy B. 💙🏁 (@QueenBee______) September 20, 2019
Y’all must’ve never seen slick woods walk runway before, she knows how to walk, she probably just was doing something different lol— Tony.NM (@TonyNomanners) September 20, 2019
People are really discrediting slick woods because of her runway walk. Rihanna saw a unique beauty and turned her into a model. I'm sorry the girls aren't giving 90s runway anymore but don't tear slick apart for it because there have been worse runway models.— ✨777 444✨ (@ZeroZeroKia) September 20, 2019
Idk I get inclusivity but it’s models out here breaking their back to have the perfect walk and niggas getting booked and they’re just stomping down the shit(not slick woods but in general)— murda mami (@Cydollaz) September 20, 2019
I really hate when people talk shit about slick woods because she’s not ~~~conventionally attractive~~~ And doesn’t walk runway how ***white women have made the standard***— ari🖤 (@babylemur) September 19, 2019
I stan for Slick Woods and when I make it as a model we will be freeensss. But BAYBEHHH!! This walk ain’t it! https://t.co/hYKZoKcrwu— Dee🔮✨ (@Deontae_I) September 20, 2019
Y’all talkin about slick woods walk like shorty ain’t always walk like that ....— Jay (@00Gemini_) September 20, 2019