Fashion Week Creator Fern Mallis Is “Not a Fan” of Kanye West

Fern Malis and Kanye West
Fashion Week creator Fern Mallis aired her true feelings about Kanye West at the Jeremy Scott show on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images; Jim Spellman/WireImage

The fern and the fury! Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week creator Fern Mallis aired her true feelings about Kanye West at the Jeremy Scott show on Wednesday, Feb. 18.

According to Page Six, both Mallis and West attended the New York Fashion Week show at Milk Studios in NYC, where the rapper was "swarmed" by fans. Mallis, meanwhile, was reportedly unimpressed by Kim Kardashian's husband, who hauled a bodyguard to the runway event.

"I'm kind of over Kanye," Mallis, 66, noted. The former executive director of the CFDA went on to explain why. "I mean, I'm not a fan of his music, and the attitude and agenda is not my style."

An eyewitness at the Scott show tells Us Weekly that West was in a maroon velour hoodie and arrived 15 minutes late. He was immediately flanked by photographers and while he posed for cameras, the rapper refused to smile. His demeanor changed, however, during the runway show, when the observer tells Us he flashed a big grin at the designs.

Mallis' grievances about West were made clear as the rapper and his family continue to dominate headlines, beginning with an incident several weeks ago at the 2015 Grammys involving Beck. West rushed the stage in what was believed to be a joke during the awards show, but later claimed that Beyonce deserved the Album of the Year award.

Several days later, the rapper showcased his new collaboration with Adidas, which was upstaged by a tantrum thrown by his 20-month-old daughter North West. In a bizarre interview with i-D, West creatively explained Nori's front row meltdown on Kim's lap moments before her dad's show started.

"Maybe she was just scared for her daddy," West, 37, remarked. "She just wanted people to stop being mean to her daddy. Because she knows that her daddy loves the world and just wants to make it a more beautiful place."

In another interview with Style.com published this week, West shared that the fashion community turned its back on him and Kardashian when they first got together.

"She was always my muse, now she’s become other designers’ muses," the rapper said of his wife. "Soon as we started dating, fashion people were really opposed to the idea of reality stars. And all the relationships, the somewhat friends that I had somewhat built up, completely turned their backs on her and me. They already had their back to her, and now they turned it to me."

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