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Kim Kardashian is copping and absolute roasting for telling women in business they just need to work harder.
In a recent interview promoting her new family reality TV show, the businesswoman complained that people don't seem to want to work for their money.
“Get your f**king ass up and work," the reality star said in an interview with Variety. "It seems like nobody wants to work these days."
Variety describes the Kardashian-Jenners as 'symbols of powerful businesswomen' and 'public punching bags whose lavish lives are so detached from reality'.
The news outlet also noted how Kim got dragged on Twitter for celebrating her 40th birthday on a tropical, private island mid-pandemic, as millions of Americans suffered with Covid-19 infections.
Twitter users have lashed out at Kim for criticising women for their work ethic and have reminded her that, in spite of all of her own hustling and business success, she was born into privilege.
It's almost like the billionaire mogul thought we we were all going to smack our foreheads and say 'work harder, why didn't I think of that!?'
The video is worse 😂😂pic.twitter.com/O0S4871Nyu— Harry Potter’s sass △⃒⃘. (@longLXVEwxlm) March 9, 2022
After 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine, I surprised my closest inner circle with a trip to a private island where we could pretend things were normal just for a brief moment in time. pic.twitter.com/cIFP7Nv5bV— Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) October 27, 2020
In the same interview, Kim warned women against allowing themselves to be caught up in toxic workplaces.
"You have to surround yourself with people that want to work," she said.
"Have a good environment where everyone loves what they do... no toxic work environments and show up and do the work."
Ironically, some people on Twitter have accused the Kardashian-Jenners of perpetuating toxic and impossible work environments in their own business ventures.
Writer Jessica DeFino - who has gone on the record before to slam the outrageous conditions she faced while working for the Kardashians - fired back.
"I was an editor on the Kardashian apps in 2015 in LA, worked days nights and weekends, could only afford groceries from the 99 Cents Only Store, called out 'sick' more than once [because] I couldn’t put gas in my car to get to the office, and was reprimanded for freelancing on the side," she wrote.
They have unpaid interns, allegedly. So, minimum wage isn't even what anyone'll get. pic.twitter.com/U2v8iu6lTL— Bex V (@Rk_bv) March 9, 2022
They do the same thing with small businesses. They wanted my friend in Montana to do a sled dog excursion for entire family for free saying he’d get great exposure. He told them exposure won’t pay his bills or payroll.— Eilish Palmer (@eilishp) March 9, 2022
Kim Kardashian telling women in business to get their asses up and work the day after International Womens Day has to be the biggest joke of the year— Annanikpe (@princess_nikpe) March 9, 2022
Social media users also shared screenshots of totally wild expectations advertised by Jenner Communications during their search for an unpaid intern.
Another accused the family of asking small businesses for freebies in return for 'exposure'.
Others took the roasting a bit far by reminding Kim that her initial introduction to stardom was thanks to a sex tape leaked by her ex-partner (which, of course, is revenge porn and a despicable thing to do to someone).
The whole point of the much-slated interview was to announce the Kardashians are returning to our TV screens with a new show.
Creatively named The Kardashians, the series will hit streaming services Hulu and Disney+ on April 14.
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