Fans were quick to come at the dad, with one writing, “I’m Asian and that was racist.”
Another wrote: “She must have seen someone do it to think it’s okay.”
One fan said Penelope’s behavior was “inappropriate”.
Khloe Kardashian decided to show her support for Scott, by liking a comment made by Nguyen Romulus.
The high-powered L.A. publicist took to Twitter on Friday, January 4, to defend the 35-year-old.
“She is making a silly face like all kids do,” wrote Nguyen Romulus, 39, who was born in Indonesia.
“Ppl need to stop over analyzing. Nothing racist about this, as an Asian person I didn’t think twice.”