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Kim Kardashian facing Twitter backlash for 'tone-deaf' birthday post, sparks viral meme

The reality TV star and businesswoman shared a series of pictures from the break on Twitter and Instagram with a lengthy caption detailing the extravagant affair.


Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is facing severe backlash online after chartering a private jet to fly her entourage to a remote tropical island for lavish 40th birthday celebrations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The celebrity businesswoman shared a series of pictures from the break on Twitter and Instagram with a lengthy caption detailing the extravagant affair.

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“40 and feeling so humbled and blessed. There is not a single day that I take for granted, especially during these times when we are all reminded of the things that truly matter,” she wrote.

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“For my birthday this year, I couldn’t think of a better way to spend it than with some of the people who have helped shaped me into the woman I am today. Before Covid, I don’t think any of us truly appreciated what a simple luxury it was to be able to travel and be together with family and friends in a safe environment," Kardashian West continued.

She went on to say that before the trip everyone was asked to undergo "two weeks of multiple health screens" and quarantine.







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40 and feeling so humbled and blessed. There is not a single day that I take for granted, especially during these times when we are all reminded of the things that truly matter. For my birthday this year, I couldn’t think of a better way to spend it than with some of the people who have helped shaped me into the woman I am today. Before COVID, I don’t think any of us truly appreciated what a simple luxury it was to be able to travel and be together with family and friends in a safe environment. After 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine, I surprised my closest inner circle with a trip to a private island where we could pretend things were normal just for a brief moment in time. We danced, rode bikes, swam near whales, kayaked, watched a movie on the beach and so much more. I realize that for most people, this is something that is so far out of reach right now, so in moments like these, I am humbly reminded of how privileged my life is. #thisis40


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However, the extravagance did not sit well with social media users and soon she was facing criticism for her "tone-deaf post".





Not just that, Kardashian West’s post also quickly became a viral meme, with people putting their own spin on her post, sharing how they surprised their “closest inner circle”.

Take a look.





First Published on Oct 28, 2020 04:02 pm
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