Kim Kardashian has issued an apology after being blasted for using the R-word on her Instagram Story.
In the video, Kim shows off one of her many Halloween costumes, one of them being Pamela Anderson.
“OK, guys, we are Pam Anderson and Tommy Lee,” she says in the video. “Nobody knows who we are here.”
In a separate clip, Kardashian told her former assistant Stephanie Shepherd, “Nobody knows who I am. Yeah! Retarded.”
After the video went live on her Insta, loads of people took to Twitter to blast the star for using the offensive word.
Pam! I love and adore you but didn’t love when you said everyone was “retarded” for not knowing who you were. Not a positive word 😞
— Megan Lombardi (@meganlombardi93) November 1, 2018
— anti-hero (@ThatGirlShaeXo) November 1, 2018
@KimKardashian calling someone retarded is not ok!!!
— Mandi (@autumncj210) November 1, 2018
@KimKardashian imagine someone calling your child the N word that’s how It feels when you say RETARDED like you are insulting my 2 children with special needs
— Lely (@iam_leslie86) November 1, 2018
Kim has since released a statement via Us Weekly apologising for the remark.
“I want to apologise for what I said in a recent video post that is inappropriate and insensitive to the special needs community,” the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star told the publication.
“I try to learn from my mistakes and this is one of those times. Please know that my intention is always pure, and in this case, it was a mistake. I’m sorry.”