Kim And Khloe Kardashian Respond To Bushfire Criticism After Being Accused Of Not Donating
The famous siblings were attacked for their response to the Australian bushfires, with some accusing them of not donating the relief efforts despite their immense wealth.
After comments on social media criticised the Kardashian family, suggesting they hadn't done enough to support causes related to the bushfires, Kim Kardashian West responded to the claims on Twitter.
The response came after a user tweeted: “Nothing gets me more heated than to see the Kardashians/Jenners talk about climate change/wildfires & not donate even a penny.”
Kim, 39, however, replied to the attack on her family, writing: “Nothing gets me more heated than to see people think they know what we donated to and to think we have to publicise everything.”
Using a quote from the Modern King James Version of the Bible, Khloe wrote: “Therefore when you do your merciful deeds, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory from men. Truly I say to you, They have their reward."
Khloe then added her own thoughts on the issue, stating: “We often bring attention to causes and ways you can donate. It’s our job to bring awareness to situations so we all can help as a human race. We Frequently post/speak about organisations/websites where we can all help save our planet.”
“Good deeds should be done with intention and not for attention. We are all blessed to be able to bless others even if it is in the slightest way. But we do not need to be boastful about that. Be boastful in regards to teaching others how they may be able to help as well," Khloe continued.
The criticism came after Kim shared a number of posts related to the bushfires and seemingly commented on the devastation on Twitter, writing: “Climate change is real."
However Kim's response to the negative comment has since been deleted, with the negative attention from followers continuing.
"Her family is still worth billions and they will have only given a tiny fraction of what they have. People shouldn’t be allowed to have this much money, it’s sick," one response read.
Kylie Jenner was also brought into the criticism, with another Twitter user stating it was distasteful for her to post about the Australian bushfires in between Instagram stories showcasing her wealth.
"I get this. But the amount of times you guys showcase your luxury things you could showcase some of your good deeds because it is so tone deaf for Kylie to make her story about Australia but then go right back into flexing," the response read.
You guys already publicise a lot, so why not this too?
The criticism comes after celebrities including P!nk, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban and Kylie Minogue each individually pledged to contribute $500,000 the the Australian bushfire appeal.
Australian comedian Celeste Barber has further raised almost $40 million (at the time of publication) through her immense fundraising efforts, documenting her success across her social media channels and continuing to push for more donations.
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