Kylie Jenner Addresses Backlash For GoFundMe Marketing campaign Snafu

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Style mogul Kylie Jenner addressed on Instagram on Monday the backlash she’s confronted after asking her followers to donate cash for a make-up stylist’s medical bills.

After Jenner, 23, discovered that an previous buddy, celebrity make-up artist Samuel Rauda, had been in a severe accident that required main surgical procedure, she donated $5,000 to a GoFundMe marketing campaign arrange for his medical bills.

Jenner additionally requested followers to contribute through a now-deleted Instagram story: “May God watch over you and protect you @makeupbysamuel everyone take a moment to say a prayer for Sam who got into an accident this past weekend. And swipe up to visit his families go fund me.” 

Contemplating Jenner’s value has been estimated at $700 million, many individuals on social media felt Jenner shouldn’t be asking much less lucky Individuals to shell out to assist her buddy.

Jenner mentioned that Rauda isn’t presently her make-up artist however says she labored with him a couple of years in the past and thinks “he’s the sweetest.”

Jenner mentioned when she heard about her buddy’s accident, the GoFundMe submit had raised $6,000 towards a $10,000 purpose, so she donated $5,000 to assist them attain that quantity.

She additionally gave the details about the accident to her followers in case they needed to assist out as nicely.

Jenner then expressed shock that her try and do a very good deed backfired.

“I don’t know how all of this got so twisted,” she lamented however mentioned Rauda’s household “are very appreciative of all the donations, prayers and love towards Sam.”

 You possibly can see Jenner’s feedback beneath.

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CORRECTION: An earlier model of this text mentioned Jenner had donated $6,000. Her Instagram submit mentioned she donated $5,000 after a complete of $6,000 had been raised.