Lili Reinhart has called out Kim Kardashian for casually discussing starving herself at the Met Gala, as she damn well should. What is this, 2003?

By now you’ve probably come across the social media rage surrounding Kim’s icky comments on the red carpet.

Not only did she casually discuss how “starving” she was because of the extreme diet she put herself through to lose enough weight to fit into Marylin Monroe‘s “Happy Birthday, Mr President” dress, but she then proceeded to detail exactly what the diet was. Essentially normalising diet culture and providing a how-to guide to starvation for anyone suffering with disordered eating.

Riverdale star Lili Reinhart took to Instagram to slam Kim, calling the reality star “stupid” and “harmful”.

“To walk on a red carpet and do an interview where you say how starving you are… because you haven’t eaten carbs in the last month… all to fit in a fucking dress?” Lili wrote in a series of Instagram stories.

“So wrong. So fucked on 100s of levels.”

“To openly admit to starving yourself for the sake of the Met Gala. When you know very well that millions of young men and women are looking up to you and listening to your every word,” she said.

“The ignorance is other-worldly and disgusting.

“Please stop supporting these stupid, harmful celebrities whose entire image revolves around their bodies.

“I am not generally an angry person but I swear to god, the toxicity of this industry really gets to me sometimes and I have to do my little Instagram-story rants to release my rage.”

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Lili isn’t the only one calling out Kim’s comments. The internet has been alight with criticism — but concerningly, Kim’s fan-base have been praising her antics like it’s an achievement. Basically, it’s messy.

These last few weeks have been full of Kim Kardashian drama — remember when she said women in business need to get their “fucking ass up and work”? Or how she was exposed for editing her niece True Thompson‘s face onto her other niece, Stormi Webster? Yeah.

Kim is yet to comment on the backlash from her diet comments but, knowing this family, she’ll probably let it blow over.


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