Kim Kardashian slammed for promoting diet lollipops on social media

Kim Kardashian

The backlash was immediate, with fans criticizing Kardashian in the comments for promoting "such an unhealthy approach to weight loss".

Kim immediately caught flack from followers who slammed her for being "irresponsible" and promoting this product to her millions of followers.

The star shared an image on Instagram of her sucking on a lollipop that apparently contains appetite suppressing properties.

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

The 32-year-old tweeted a screenshot of Kim's post and tweeted: 'No. She urged fans to take advantage of an offer, adding: "If you want to get your hands on some. you need to do it quick!"

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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.

She also tweeted: "MAYBE don't take appetite suppressors and eat enough to fuel your BRAIN and work hard and be successful". Fan happinessnwrathe wrote: "Are you sick?" But the latest product Kim has been hawking has pissed off many people, including actor Jameela Jamil. Think of all the young girls that look up to you! And to play with your kids. You don't need the money to help your young followers get an eating disorder.

'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'. "And to have something to say about your life at the end, other than 'I had a flat stomach, '" she added.

"You are setting the worst example to girls all over the world". Encouraging people to starve when you have such a huge platform of young, impressionable women.

Tom Quinn, Director of External Affairs for eating disorders charity Beat, told HuffPost that "eating disorders are mental illnesses with complex causes, so it is unlikely that this product would be the sole and direct reason for someone developing one".

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