A lot of Kardashian's followers are young (i.e. impressionable) girls who are already more susceptible to develop eating disorders. "Appetite suppressant lollipops. I know y'all will do anything for money but capitalizing off of a product created to encourage disordered eating sICK". "They're literally unreal", Kim wrote, before urging her followers to get their hands on the sweets, saying "you need to do it quick!" The mom-of-three is getting slammed left and right on Instagram and Twitter for promoting this weight loss product to her 111 million Instagram followers as well as her 60 million Twitter followers.
The star's message was criticised by eating disorder charity Beat, which argues this message is potentially damaging to young women.
The founder of I Weigh, a social media campaign geared towards supplanting society's focus on their physical appearance by recognizing their achievements as human beings, further notes how "this family makes me feel actual despair over what women are reduced to".
Meanwhile, some fans were less harsh on Kim, focusing instead on how she looked in the snap. And to have fun with your friends. You bad and toxic influence on young girls. "And to have something to say about your life at the end, other than 'I had a flat stomach, '" she added.
Both Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian also rep Flat Tummy Co., sharing posts about fat-burning teas and diet drink mixes with their millions of followers, though neither sister has posted anything about an appetite-suppressing lollipop yet.
The company's website says the lollipops are created to be taken when people experience food cravings. "You can have a fit and healthy body without starving yourself and listening to your body when it needs food". For reasons I can not understand, many young people follow and worship the ground KK walks on with her ridiculous designers heels that cost more than my mortgage.
The 37-year-old shared a photo of herself with one of the Flat Tummy Co lollipops in her mouth and wrote in the caption: "You guys..."
"What kind of mother would advertise appetite suppressants? Jesus Christ they're moeny hungry.no respect", a Twitter user wrote in response to the actress.