Karl Lagerfeld has guest-edited Metro World News for some reason, and of course he had to chime in on recent headlines — including a new Newsweek article that painted him as overrated. As always, Lagerfeld’s comments were weird as hell. He told Metro that he didn’t appreciate the article, and since he had never heard of the writer, the piece was obviously crap.
Then he moved on to his thoughts on Tina Brown. “I feel sorry for Tina Brown that her paper is really going down,” said Lagerfeld. “It’s so skinny, it’s really what we call a ‘diet issue’ because it has no advertising and she certainly will not get advertising with this kind of article.”
The “we” he refers to must be all his friends who sit around and discuss magazine ad sales. We hear their gatherings can get quite rowdy.
Lagerfeld wasn’t finished there. He called Adele “too fat,” Russian men “very ugly,” said that he never votes because he knows too much about the political world and insisted that Michelle Obama once asked a designer why he didn’t “like her big black ass.”
We have nothing further to add.