Kim Kardashian Apologizes To The Special Needs Community

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Nov. 1 2018, Updated 10:49 p.m. ET

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Kim Kardashian came under fire last night on Halloween when fans slammed her for calling her friends the "R-word" for not knowing who she was dressed up as. She has now apologized for her comment so keep reading to hear what she had to say.

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At Kendall Jenner's Halloween B-Day bash on Wednesday night, Kim posted a vid where she called her friends Jonathan Cheban and Stephanie Shepherd  the "R-word." She said this to them for not knowing that she was dressed up as Pam Anderson.

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In a statement to E! Newsthe reality star expressed her apologies for her words. "I want to apologize for what I said in a recent video post that is inappropriate and insensitive to the special needs community," she began.

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She continued, "I try to learn from my mistakes, and this is one of those times. Please know that my intention is always pure, and in this case, it was a mistake. I'm sorry."

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Fans came at her for using the offensive word and called her out on it. One person on Twitter said, “Why is it still acceptable that @KimKardashian uses this kind of disrespectful rhetoric in 2018?”

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Khloe Kardashian once uttered the word back in July as well on an IG Livestream. After followers called her out, she also apologized. "Ugh I hate that word! Why did I even say that?"  she replied at the time. "You are a million percent right and I actually greatly dislike when people use that word! I will do better! I am sorry!"

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What are your thoughts on her apology? Sound off in the comments below!


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