After the 18-year-old wrote the most eloquent response to Rancic — who said the Disney star’s hair made her look like she smelled of “patchouli oil and weed” — celebrities like Solange Knowles, Khloé Kardashian, Kerry Washinton, Viola Davis and more weren’t afraid to stand by her side, support and applaud her.
Read the outpouring of response below:
@Zendaya you are a gorgeous, intelligent young lady! I love all that you represent! Keep empowering and shine bright!
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) February 24, 2015
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) February 24, 2015
— Ava DuVernay (@AVAETC) February 24, 2015
Meanwhile, Rancic has since released several statements of apology, both on Twitter and on E!. Watch below: