Kylie Jenner blasted for donating only $5,000 for makeup artist’s $100K surgery
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Twitter has thoughts about Kylie Jenner‘s GoFundMe fundraiser request.
The 23-year-old entrepreneur drew backlash over the weekend after seeking donations for makeup artist Samuel Rauda‘s medical expenses. Following Rauda’s car accident last weekend, Jenner posted a request for her fans to contribute and gave $5,000 to the cause herself, according to Britain’s The Sun, which featured a screenshot of the Instagram Story.
“May God watch over you and protect you @makeupbysamuel,” Jenner wrote with a black-and-white photo of Rauda. “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 (sic) go fund me.”
Social media critics decried that the Kylie Cosmetics founder – the highest-paid celebrity of 2020, according to Forbes, who has an estimated net worth of $900 million – was asking fans for money.
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