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12 July 2018, 14:23
People are divided.
Kylie Jenner has come under fire for getting her 5-month-old daughter Stormi's ears pierced.
Despite vowing to keep her child out of the spotlight last month, the beauty entrepreneur posted a video on her Snapchat showing her cuddling her little girl, revealing her pierced ears.
After the video was shared online, fans took to Twitter to slam Jenner for choosing the pierce her daughter's ears at such a young age.
"Why would you when they’re so young????" questioned one user. The backlash lands after Kylie's half-sister Khloe also received criticism for getting her 3-month-old daughter True's ears pierced.
However, others jumped to to the 20-year-old mother's defence and didn't see a problem with her decision.
As if kylie Jenner’s already got her babies ears pierced 😷 I’m not even saying it cruel (it is) and that they don’t consent to it. It just looks ugly on a baby and once you see them you can’t unsee them, not cute— Al 🐽 (@alexxlockhart) July 12, 2018
Kylie Jenner & Khloé Kardashian have their babies ears pierced and it has me fucking raging— A M Y 🃏 (@A_W_1995) July 12, 2018
As if Kylie Jenner’s baby Stormi has her ears pierced 😳😳😳— princess kat (@kats___) July 12, 2018
why are ppl slating kylie jenner for having stormi's ear pierced ??? i had my ears pierced before i turned one bc when ur a baby it's less painful and the child won't remember the pain, like sis it's not that deep— stan charli xcx fatass (@artschoolsucks) July 12, 2018
Kylie is yet to repsond to the criticism. Meanwhile, the reality TV star was recently tipped by Forbes to become the 'youngest ever self-made billionaire'.
Her beauty company, 'Kylie Cosmetics', is worth an estimated $900 million, and she is the youngest person to appear on the annual ranking of America's Richest Self-Made Women by Forbes.
Kylie gave birth to Stormi, her first child with rapper Travis Scott, in February this year after a long-rumoured pregnancy.