Jaime King Blasts Instagram Commenter For Calling Her A ‘Ho’ — But It Was All A Massive Misunderstanding! Read Her Apology HERE!

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Boy, the English language is WAY too confusing.

Just ask Jaime King.

On Wednesday, the Hart Of Dixie actress took offense to a woman named “Jessica” and her comment on the 35-year-old’s previous (now deleted) Instagram post.

The image captured a fridge full of Fiji Water, in which Jaime seemed to be promoting both the brand and the importance of pregnant women staying hydrated.

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“Jessica” was extremely bothered that the former model was conveniently ignoring the fact that the company was exploiting the actual people of Fiji for profit.

The user wrote:

“I’m sure the people of fiji would like fiji water too but unfortunately they can’t have any because some big business decided that they now own the water in fiji├óΓé¼┬ª But hey ho, keep paying top dollar for those bottles of water, as long as oppression isn’t on your door step, am i right?”

Taylor Swift‘s BFF was so enraged that the fan not only assumed she came from a wealthy background to be able to afford name-brand water, but also that she used the term “ho,” assuming it was a derogatory term for a woman.

She went so far as to take a screen grab of the her comment and replied to it with this lengthy message:

“Dear Jessica- an open letter to your open assault. Apparently, I am a ho. Oppression is not at my doorstep according to this you. (Ironically, I grew up with my father taking care of the tenements and section 8 housing, collecting quarters out of washing machines and cleaning broken toilets) there are many forms of oppression. Physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and beyond. These things are immeasurable as they are relative to ones life experiences. The reason why I am posting this is because I am disgusted by the language and online abuse that people think is a standard way of communicating. Take responsibility for your words. Let’s call this instant karma. You don’t know how I grew up, we didn’t have fancy things and lots of money, you don’t know how hard I had to work for everything I have. I applaud everyone that achieved their dreams. I don’t degrade them when they are pregnant or not pregnant and putting good things in the world. You are not invisible to me. You do not mean nothing to me just because you are ignorant and rude. I care for you because I care that you are happy and clearly, you aren’t. Take a look into your heart when you are ready. And maybe that won’t be in this lifetime. But I will not accept that this will be the norm of how we speak to each other. Because I idealistically believe that we can and will have the capability to lift each other up as women. And not use words like HO to address one another. – Jaime”

The only problem?

“Jessica” wasn’t calling the soon-to-be-mother a ho. The phrase “hey ho” is actually British slang for “ah well.”


When other commenters brought this to Miz King’s attention, she not only deleted the Instagram post, she went on Twitter and wrote the following apology for misunderstanding:

Jaime King was lost in translation.

[Image via WENN.]

Mar 12, 2015 1:20pm PST

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