Kylie Jenner Throws ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Birthday Party. SJWs Predictably Erupt

The Federalist | 6/12/2019 | Ellie Bufkin
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Over the weekend, beauty mogul Kylie Jenner threw a themed birthday soiree for her best friend. Both women are super fans of Hulu’s hit dystopian drama “The Handmaid’s Tale,” so Jenner designed the party to resemble the show’s characters and their fictional world of “Gilead.”

She gleefully posted photos on Instagram of the costumed party-goers, quoting signature lines from the series like “praise be” and “under his eye.” Attendees enjoyed cocktails served by actors hired to behave like the subdued women of the television series under flags of the show’s made-up oppressive regime. The evening concluded with a screening of the premiere of the show’s third season.

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For those unfamiliar with the hit show, “The Handmaid’s Tale” is based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel of the same name, which depicts a hostile overthrow of America at an undetermined point in the future. The story’s unrest began when the fertility rate dropped to the floor and only a small percentage of women could still bear children.

Following the coup, these women were kidnapped and made to wear red cloaks and bear the children of their villainous masters. The show’s protagonists are all defiant women. They face tremendous abuse in hopeless environments but still find ways to fight their oppression. Hero feminism seems like a logical pick for a birthday party for a young woman, but Jenner’s innocent celebration of her favorite television drama managed to activate the woke outrage mob.

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According to many angry tweets and Instagram posts, Kylie’s choice of “The Handmaid’s Tale” for a birthday party simply did not recognize the very serious, very real-life context of the entirely fictional television show. While the show’s creators have never been unclear about the fact that their plot and characters are completely made up, numerous social media users seemed to feel...
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