Blake Lively's ‘Oakland Booty' Post Riles Social Media

Some commenters say the actress' post is racially insensitive

Blake Lively's channeling of Sir Mix-A-Lot for an Instagram caption is causing a stir on social media. 

Lively posted side-by-side front and back shots of herself on the red carpet in Cannes, France, with the caption, "L.A. face with an Oakland booty," a line from rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot's 1992 hit, "Baby Got Back."

The post has received more than 600,000 likes, but is also generating a flurry of comments. Some commenters say the actress' post is racially insensitive.

People magazine reported last month that the 28-year-old Lively is expecting her second child with husband, actor Ryan Reynolds. Her film "Cafe Society" made its premiere at Cannes last week. 

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An email sent to her representatives was not immediately returned.

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