Kylie Jenner briefly caused controversy on Twitter on Saturday night when she was caught sharing her thoughts about the anti-vaccination movement.
In a now-deleted tweet discovered by celebrity blog Oh No They Didn’t!, the 18-year-old may have accidentally outed herself as an anti-vaxxer. Jenner briefly shared this image of a child receiving a vaccination along with the message: “Lack of food. Lack of shelter. Lack of clean water. But don’t worry. Billions of dollars in vaccines have arrived!”
Kylie quickly deleted the tweet after she received backlash on Twitter. Some slammed the reality star for not receiving a formal education and not pursuing a college education. Both Kylie and her sister Kendall Jenner were homeschooled for the remainder of their high school years, and officially graduated last year — shutting down the rumors that they dropped out.
Meanwhile, others slammed the starlet for being a hypocrite about vaccinations that help children while she injects her face and lips with bacteria and toxins. Here are just some of the reactions to Jenner’s tweet below.
And now kylie jenner is tweeting anti-vaxxer memes not into this night
— bj clinton (@ALL_catraz) March 13, 2016
— rachel claire (@rachie_claire) March 13, 2016
— Cory Herro (@coryherro14) March 13, 2016
Kylie Jenner apparently just came out as an anti-vaxxer. I wonder who told her to be? Tumblr? pic.twitter.com/gswPi1Ri4c
— Gale Sondergaard (@RyanTee82) March 13, 2016
kylie jenner being anti vaxxer is like the least surprising thing ever
— drew⚡️ (@drowningmp3) March 13, 2016
Kylie Jenner WOULD be an anti-vaxxer.
— shruti (@fruitsuit) March 13, 2016
This isn’t the first time that Kylie Jenner has been slammed for sharing some of her crazy beliefs. Last year, the teenager decided to tweet her thoughts on the chemtrail conspiracy theory. On May 25, she shared a photo talking about the white lines left in the sky by an airplane.
Those who believe in chemtrail conspiracy theorists believe that the white residue left in the sky by airplanes are actually chemicals being sprayed by the government in order to kill off the honeybee population or harm the entire environment.
Scientists have shot down those claims for years, but Kylie is one of those that’s still a believer, even if there’s substantial proof to back it up. She took to Twitter to share a photo with the following message.
“Let’s ask ourselves…why did I see 75 planes spraying white stuff into the sky on my 15 minute drive to work? Who pays for this and why is it happening? Is something being exterminate there? Is that something me? Does this have anything to do with why Honey Bee’s are dying off really fast? Why are some days normal with no planes spraying and others look like this? Who is responsible? What effect will this have on our health and our children’s future? Who the F#*% thought this was a good idea? Am I the only one who sees this?”
Fans were quick to jump on the teen for sharing the photo in the first place. One fan pointed out that the word “responsible” was spelled wrong, to which Jenner responded: “I didn’t write the pic my girl. Just reposted a pic. I know how to spell responsible.”
Despite the controversy, her tweet received well over 6,000 retweets and 10,000 favorites – and that number just keeps growing. Kylie also tweeted that she would love to do a TED Talk on chemtrail conspiracy theories. Seriously.
@robfee I’d do it. Ctrails to me are the easiest of all the things going on in the world for my followers to understand
— Kylie Jenner (@KylieJenner) May 26, 2015
Back in December, the beauty blogger and style icon revealed to Interview Magazine that she doesn’t need a college education, since she’s already successful and wealthy. None of Jenner’s family members are pushing her to pursue a higher education, either, as she was applauded for the controversial comments she made.
“I’m not going to college. I have done everything to prepare for college, so if I wanted to in the future, I could go at any time. But I’m not planning on going anytime soon.”
In the article, it was noted that Kylie’s older sister Kim Kardashian was heard in the background saying, “Good girl!”
Jenner then added that she already feels older because she’s already accomplished so much in her short life.
“I feel like I’m going to look back and be like, ‘Damn, I wish I could’ve just been a kid and done normal teenage stuff that my friends get to do.’ But it also is a blessing, and I’ve done so many things that most 35-year-old women still haven’t done.”
What are your thoughts on Kylie Jenner’s now deleted tweet? Do you think she is wrong for being an anti-vaxxer? Or, do you agree with her? Sound off below in the comments section.
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