Kim Kardashian Isn't The First Celeb To Promote Some Seriously Questionable Products

Actress Slams Kim Kardashian For Advertising Appetite Suppressant Lollipops

In a since-removed Instagram post (screenshotted and shared by Jameela, among others), Kim touted a new product from the makers of the controversial Flat Tummy Tea: so-called "Appetite Suppressant Lollipops". Kim posted a photo of her with the candy and wrote in her caption that the lollipops are "literally unreal"; she was basically advertising a discount for the lollipops.

"No. F*** off. You bad and toxic influence on young girls", Jamil tweeted last night, next to a screenshot of Kim's lollipop ad.

No. Fuck off. No. "[You're a] awful and toxic influence on young girls", Jamil tweeted.

Kim Kardashian has been accused of promoting disordered eating by endorsing an appetite suppressant.

"I admire their mother's branding capabilities, she is an exploitative but innovative genius, however this family makes me feel actual despair over what women are reduced to", Jamil continued. But regulators have warned that "just because you see a supplement product on a store shelf" or, indeed, on a celebrity's Instagram page, "does not mean it is safe".

Kim Kardashian Slammed For

She added: "MAYBE don't take appetite [suppressants] and eat enough to fuel your BRAIN and work hard and be successful". And to have fun with your friends.

But within a few hours the post had been deleted from her account, after thousands of negative Instagram comments and tweets.

The retaliation was swift, as followers pointed out that appetite suppressants aren't healthy and can send a particularly harmful message to the 111 million impressionable fans that watch Kardashian's every move. No one should have to feel the need to suppress their appetite to fit to ridiculous beauty standards. Fan happinessnwrathe wrote: "Are you sick?"

Jamil wasn't the only one to go after Kardashian on Twitter for backing a product that seems to promote an unhealthy idea of what a woman's body should look like. Good Place actress Jameela Jamil was not here for Kim's post taking to Twitter to share her opinions.

The company's website says the lollipops are created to be taken when people experience food cravings.



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