Kim Kardashian Angers Fans By Promoting Appetite Suppressing Lollies

This is dangerous: Kim Kardashian has faced huge backlash for promoting an appetite suppressing lollipop on Instagram

The reality TV star took to Instagram on Tuesday night (15May18) and posted a picture of her sucking a red lollipop as part of a paid promotional partnership with Flat Tummy Co.

Kim Kardashian West is well-known for divulging details of her dieting antics on social media. Appetite suppressant lollipops. I know y'all will do anything for money but capitalizing off of a product created to encourage disordered eating sICK" and "This is terrible.

Kim Kardashian West is under fire for promoting an appetite suppressant.

When she spoke to Newsbeat about it in March, the 32-year-old said she's been a "body positivity warrior" for a long time. "They're literally unreal", Kim wrote, before urging her followers to get their hands on the sweets, saying "you need to do it quick!"

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Jamil continued writing, "MAYBE don't take appetite suppressors and eat enough to fuel your BRAIN and work hard and be successful".

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Kim Kardashian West has been called a "toxic influence" for posting an advert promoting a dieting lollipop.

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star often shares sponsored posts with her 111m followers, advertising various products - but when she posed seductively with a lolly which claimed to be an appetite suppressant, several fans were less than impressed. And to have fun with your friends.

A third commented declared: "What a awful thing to promote when so many young girls look up to you".

"No. F*** off. You bad and toxic influence on young girls", Jamil tweeted last night, next to a screenshot of Kim's lollipop ad. Encouraging people to starve when you have such a huge platform of young, impressionable women. The post has since deleted, but the backlash remains fervent.

Flat Tummy Co's website says its lollipops contain "satiereal" (an extract of saffron stigma, which it claims "helps control food intake, cravings and weight) and are "designed to help you suppress your appetite".

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