There’s no denying that the Kardashians love their weight loss supplements. From detox teas to appetite suppressants, their Instagram pages are notorious for divisive weight loss advertisements that force you question the veracity of their regimes. And while we don’t expect these types of promotions from the sisters to cease any time soon, it's become increasingly apparent that advocate and actress Jameela Jamil has had enough.
Recently Jamil, who is known for her impassioned criticism about the promotion of toxic weight loss programs, blasted the youngest Kardashian sister for the promotion of Flat Tea Tummy shakes. The Good Place star commented on Khloé's Instagram with the following: "If you're too irresponsible to: a) own up to the fact that you have a personal trainer, nutritionist, probable chef, and a surgeon to achieve your aesthetic, rather than this laxative product...And b) tell them the side effects of this NON-FDA approved product, that most doctors are saying aren't healthy [...] then I guess I have to."
While we applaud Jamil for her candour concerning societal issues pertaining to women and body image, this isn’t the first time she's slammed a fellow Kardashian for their sponsored social media posts. Last year, she fired back at socialite Kim Kardashian West after she posted an ad promoting an appetite-suppressant lollipop, accusing the star of promoting unhealthy body image.
Now, Kim and Khloé have finally broken their silence and as expected, the eponymous reality stars weren't afraid to speak their minds. In an interview with the New York Times, Khloé set the record straight responding to Jameela's explosive critiques, “I don’t live in that negative energy space. Ninety percent of people will be really excited about the family and the journey and who we are.”
Khloé went on to defend the integrity of her weight loss regimes adding that, contrary to popular belief, she’s never had a personal chef and regularly shares her work outs on Snapchat, saying, "Well, listen, I am showing you what to do, silly person, 15 repetitions, three times, here’s the move…”
Kim also got candid about the real motivations behind some of her Instagram ads, saying, “If there is work that is really easy that doesn’t take away from our kids, that’s like a huge priority, if someone was faced with the same job opportunities, I think they would maybe consider. You’re going to get backlash for almost everything so as long as you like it or believe in it or it’s worth it financially, whatever your decision may be, as long as you’re O.K. with that.”