Kim Kardashian has sparked backlash after revealing her “strong” physique density and up to date lower in physique fats.
On her Instagram Stories on Wednesday, the 41-year-old shared details about BodySpec, an organization that makes use of van-based physique scanners to supply individuals with a full-body composition report.
She claimed the scans provide “all the good stuff to make sure [that] you are fit and healthy” and take “about seven minutes to get all the results” earlier than sharing a video of her personal report.
In one video, a practitioner famous what Kardashian’s bone density was in comparison with that of people who find themselves the “same age, gender, and ethnicity” as her.
“YOU HEAR THAT?!?!!! MY BONES ARE STRONGER THAN 93-97 per cent OF PEOPLE,” Kardashian wrote within the caption.
Her report then confirmed how her physique fats has modified from May 2021 to August 2022. “A year ago, my body fat percentage was 25 per cent, and now it’s 18.8 per cent,” she mentioned, earlier than noting how that proportion has positioned her within the “athlete category”.
She additionally advised her followers that during the last 12 months, she “did not lose any muscle mass”.
On Twitter, some followers have questioned why Kardashian wanted to get the physique scan within the first place.
“We all have flaws, plus you’re a mom Embrace Kim Kardashian. [Accepting ] you as you are makes you extremely beautiful. No need to go an extra mile for nothing,” mentioned one critic.
The Skims founder’s Instagram Story was additionally shared within the Subreddit group KUWTK, the place individuals went on to accuse Kardashian of bragging about her bones as a way to get consideration.
“Literally bragging about having stronger bones than people! I’m a known Kim apologist, but this is too weird,” one Reddit consumer wrote.
“Kimberly is definitely one of those girls that sizes you up to make sure you’re not hotter than her,” one other mentioned. “I can’t imagine how she acts when she sees someone hotter than her thriving and getting way more attention.”
A 3rd individual mentioned: “Bro she’s in constant competition with the whole world.”
Multiple Reddit customers additionally accused Kardashian of “photoshopping” the outcomes and mentioned that they laughed once they noticed the “outline” of her physique within the scan.
According to the National Health Service, a “bone density scan uses low dose X-rays to see how dense (or strong) your bones are” and “is more effective than normal X-rays in identifying low bone density”.
Earlier on Wednesday, Kardashian additionally revealed that she had a laser therapy performed on her abdomen, which she described as a “game changer”.
“I did Morpheus8 laser to tighten my stomach,” she wrote within the caption. “I think this is my fave laser but it’s painful lol but worth it!”
This isn’t the primary time Kardashian has sparked controversy about physique well being. In May, the Skkn by Kim founder was extensively criticised after she revealed on the Met Gala that she misplaced 16 kilos in three weeks as a way to slot in Marilyn Monroe’s iconic costume.
During an interview with the New York Times in June, Kardashian defended her weight reduction and in contrast it to that of an actor’s transformation earlier than taking up a film function.
“To me it was like, ‘OK, Christian Bale can do it for a movie role and that is acceptable.’ Even Renée Zellweger gained weight for a role,” she mentioned. “It’s all the same to me. I wasn’t saying, ‘Hey everyone, why don’t you go lose this weight in a short period of time?’”
She additionally expressed hat she “didn’t do anything unhealthy” to lose the 16 kilos.