The Internet Is Angry at Kim Kardashian for Tweeting This After the Manchester Attacks
Last night in Manchester, a bomb was set off at an Ariana Grande concert, leaving 22 people dead and 59 wounded. People from around the globe took to social media to support the victims of the tragedy, whether donating to crowdsourcing campaigns for victims, retweeting photos of missing persons, or just simple tweets of condolence — celebrities included. But this afternoon, Kim Kardashian’s Twitter condolences made some followers more upset.
“Concerts are supposed to be a place where u can let loose and have fun. So scary to not feel safe in this world. @arianagrande I love you,” Kim tweeted out to her 52 million followers. While the text seems relatively harmless, it wasn’t her words that outraged viewers, but what was attached. Along with her message, Kim included a photo of herself and Ariana happily hanging out at a concert.
People quickly responded to Kim, calling her “disgusting,” “a narcissist,” and further criticizing her tweet for using the Manchester tragedy to bring attention to herself:
— J E N N Y 👸🏼 (@jennyclairefox) May 23, 2017
— neelam (@MissNHinaa) May 23, 2017
Kim has since deleted her tweet, and tweeted again, this one without a photo of herself or Grande:
I'm praying for everyone in Manchester. This is truly so senseless & heart breaking.
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) May 23, 2017
Do you think Kim’s tweet was insensitive? Let us know @BritandCo!
(h/t Refinery29; Photo via Neilson Barnard/Getty)