Designer defends Jennifer Hudson after singer donated gifted bag

She’s within the “Highlight” for all of the mistaken causes. 

Rising designer Sonique Saturday is defending Jennifer Hudson after the singer seemingly donated her gifted bag to a thrift store. 

TikTok consumer CrystelleC shared a video discovering a bag that cheekily reads “You Pretend Like This Birkin” at a thrift store final week.

“I’m thrifting and I discovered this purse right here…look what I discovered behind this purse,” she mentioned earlier than exhibiting off Sonique’s enterprise card and a “Thank You” letter addressed to Hudson. 

“What an honor to reward you with certainly one of my purses. You’ve impressed me simply as a lot as each black woman,” the word reads. 

Nevertheless, Sonique informed TMZ she’s unbothered by the regifting, as a result of the bag is from 2014 and Hudson’s group paid for it.

Saturday — who counts Tracee Ellis Ross and Kylie Jenner’s former finest buddy Jordyn Woods as followers — added that she’s unsure Jennifer “even acquired the bag,” telling her supporters, “don’t assault her, we wish to be buddies together with her.”

The designer, who is known for emblazoning daring statements on luggage, needs to as a substitute use this social media second to “leverage extra Black-owned companies and female-owned companies.” 

However within the TikTok’s feedback part, one particular person referred to as Hudson “chilly for donating it with the cardboard,” as one other quipped, “Not me considering it was going to say Carrie Bradshaw,” referencing the neon Louis Vuitton purse Hudson’s character was famously given by Sarah Jessica Parker’s Bradshaw within the “Intercourse and the Metropolis” film.

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Hudson’s group paid for the bag again in 2014 in accordance with the designer.
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Designer Sonique Saturday was unphased by Hudson purging her closet of the design.
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Hudson had a memoral “Intercourse and the Metropolis” film second with a Louis Vuitton purse — gifted from on-screen boss Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker).
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On Twitter, people have been up in arms concerning the nice bag debate. One account questioned, “..why would Jennifer Hudson put on this bag? Hell, I wouldn’t put on this rattling bag.

One other agreed: “and why precisely would jennifer hudson desire a faux birkin bag?”

For individuals who could be prepared to shell out for a fake Birkin, Saturday has a ton obtainable to buy on her web site in an array of colours and sizes for $230-$550 — a fraction of what it’d value for the true deal.

It stays to be seen if Hudson will decide up a brand new one herself.