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With all the talk about the lack of diversity within the fashion industry, you’d think black models would band together for support and show the world what it’s missing.

So it was a bit disheartening when Devyn, a supermodel hopeful from Naomi Campbell’s TV show “The Face,” revealed that she doesn’t consider herself to be a black model.

Say what?!

The awkward exchange happened between the 21-year-old, brown-skinned beauty and media maven Wendy Williams, who made a cameo as guest judge during an episode Tuesday night. Wendy’s attempt to understand Devyn’s experience being a black girl in fashion resulted in the following:

Wendy: Is it hard to be a black girl model?

Devyn: I don’t really consider myself as a black girl model. I know what my ethnicity is, but I’m fair-skinned and I feel like I have an international look.

Wendy: So you don’t feel black?

Devyn: No, that’s not what I said, whatsoever.

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article courtesy of TheHuffingtonPost.com

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