Kim Kardashian reacts to Britney Spears doc, says media additionally ‘broke’ her

Kim Kardashian feels loads of “empathy” for Britney Spears after watching “Framing Britney Spears,” which she says reminded her of being pregnant along with her daughter North West.

“The best way the media performed a giant position in her life … may be very traumatizing and it might probably actually break even the strongest particular person,” Kardashian, 40, wrote by way of Instagram Tales on Friday. “Regardless of how public somebody’s life could appear, nobody deserves to be handled with such cruelty or judgment for leisure.”

“Once I was pregnant with North I used to be affected by preeclampsia, which made me swell uncontrollably,” she continued. “I gained 60 kilos and delivered virtually 6 weeks early and I cried each single day over what was occurring to my physique, primarily from the pressures of being always in comparison with what society thought of a wholesome pregnant particular person ought to appear like — in addition to being in comparison with Shamu the Whale by the media.”

“Framing Britney Spears” highlighted how Spears, now 39, was from a younger age unfairly scrutinized within the media compared to her male counterparts. Kardashian added Friday that trying again on her personal experiences within the public eye, she may “keep in mind a time once I felt that method.”

The New York Instances/Hulu documentary additionally confirmed among the backlash her father, Jamie Spears, has acquired as a result of singer’s ongoing conservatorship battle. Since its launch in February, many celebrities have spoken out in favor of the #FreeBritney motion that opposes her conservatorship, and others, like Spears’ ex Justin Timberlake, have issued public apologies for his or her previous remarks in regards to the pop star.

Kim Kardashian and Britney Spears pose for a pic together in 2012.
Kim Kardashian and Britney Spears pose for a pic collectively in 2012.
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In 2019, Kardashian revealed that criticism of her very pregnant look at her first Met Gala in 2013 drove her to tears. “I went dwelling & cried after of insecurity,” she wrote on Twitter. 

“I used to be shamed on a weekly foundation with cowl tales that made my insecurities so painful I couldn’t depart the home for months after,” the now- mom of 4 wrote on Friday. “It actually broke me.”

Kim Kardashian while pregnant in 2013 in a black and white dress.
Kim Kardashian pregnant in 2013.

In 2013, Kardashian mentioned in response to tabloids that scrutinized her being pregnant weight, “There are possibly two or three covers simply this week that say I’m 200 kilos. “I’m like, ‘You might be 60 kilos off right here’ … It wouldn’t even hassle me if I gained all the load.”

The KKW Magnificence CEO now says she “luckily” turned these hardships into “motivation,” however added, “to suppose this didn’t take a toll on me mentally could be a lie.”

“I’m sharing this simply to say I actually hope everybody concerned within the enterprise of shaming and bullying somebody to the purpose of breaking them down may rethink and as a substitute attempt to present some understanding and compassion,” she concluded. “You simply by no means totally know what somebody goes via behind the scenes and I’ve realized via my very own experiences that it’s all the time higher to steer with kindness.”