Kylie Jenner Donates $1 Million to Australian Bushfires After Social Media Backlash
Kylie Jenner recently came under fire for posting an insensitive amid the Australian bush fires; after which she made a generous donation to various organisations for relief efforts
There is very seldom a time that the Kardashian’s are not in the news or making headlines, or embroiled in controversy. Just recently, Kylie Jenner was facing severe backlash on social media after she was seen flaunting a pair of fur slippers while posting about the ongoing Australian bushfire. After facing the backlash, Kylie Jenner has now decided to donate USD 1 million to various relief efforts in the country amid the devastating calamity. The 22-year-old was recently slammed on Twitter for two poorly timed posts and attracted a fierce wave of backlash media after posting a photo wearing Louis Vuitton mink fur slippers worth USD 1,480 just hours after raising awareness about the constantly rising death toll of animals in Australia on her Instagram stories.
Immediately after being slammed, the cosmetics and beauty mogul decided to compensate her insensitive post by making a generous donation, a leading entertainment portal reported. According to a source close to Kylie, the fur slipper post was completely unintentional. The insider asserted that the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star wants to help provide relief towards the devastation that had been cause by the wildfire in the country.
Kylie Jenner’s donation comes shortly after older sister Kim Kardashian West called out a social media user who slammed the reality star and other members of her family for not making a donation to relief efforts. In a now deleted tweet, the user tagged Kim Kardashian along with sisters Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie, and wrote, “Nothing gets me more heated than to see the Kardashians/Jenners talk about climate change/wildfires & not donate even a penny.”
Reacting to the comment, Kim tweeted, “Nothing gets me more heated than to see people think they know what we donated to and to think we have to publicize everything.” Ever since the severity of the situation in Australia went viral on social media, various celebrities including Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban, Pink, Celeste Barber and Chris Hemsworth have pledged to make their contribution in helping relief efforts in the country.