Runway Models Are Not Happy with Kendall Jenner’s Rise to Fame

Posted Sunday September 7, 2014 3:03 PM GMT

Amidst the hustle and bustle of fashion week, Kendall Jenner stepped out in New York City on Friday afternoon (September 5).

The 18-year-old model toted around her portfolio as she showed off her toned tummy in a merlot colored crop top and black jeans.

In related news, plenty of runway models are not happy with Kendall’s sudden rise to fame in the fashion industry.

“Unfortunately, it affects non-celebrity models by taking away paying jobs and great opportunities for non-celebrity models to succeed in their career,” Sierra Illig, a model with MSA Model Management, told FOX411. “It is hard to see our modeling jobs being handed over so quickly to celebrities simply because of their fame, familiar face, and Hollywood connections.”

Click Model Management Director Harold Mindel agreed with Sierra and said, “It takes a spot away from a model that isn’t a reality show star. The fact that she’s Kim Kardashian’s sister, and Kanye West’s sis in law, and went to Valentino’s house, and that Kim Kardashian was wearing a Givenchy. Well, put it together.”

Enjoy the pictures of Kendall Jenner out in NYC (September 5).

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