The reality star tweeted on Wednesday morning that the influenza is a great way to lose weight, adding that she plummeted six pounds just in time for the Met Gala on May 1.
The reactions to the tweet have been heavily mixed, as a lot of people are noting that the influenza can lead to death.
The tweet was likely not intend maliciously, though Kardashian must be understood that between 12,000 and 59,000 people die from influenza every year in the U.S ., according to the CDC.
One of the most notable responses to the tweet was made by a user who pointed out the similarities between the comment and a scene in the movie” The Devil Wears Prada .” In the scene, Emily Blunt’s character says that she’s” one belly influenza away from her objective weight .”
We get the desire to be fit, folks, but let’s all do it healthily, yeah?