So back in July, Kim Kardashian made some pretty damn insensitive comments on her Instagram Stories about looking anorexic (she seemed thrilled when her sisters told her she looked like she had an eating disorder).
Now, more than two months later, she's finally apologizing.
Kim, 37, appeared on Ashley Graham’s new podcast Pretty Big Deal and said she shouldn’t have done that. “Looking back and having said that, I 100 percent understand why people would feel that way. So my intention is never to offend anyone and I really, you know, apologize if I offended anyone,” Kim said.
In one of the videos Kim posted back in July, her sister Kendall Jenner joked that she was “really concerned” about Kim’s weight. “I don’t think you’re eating,” she said. “Like you look so skinny.”
“I’m down to 119 lbs,” Kim replied. “I will say, when I take out my hair extensions I am less.”
“Your hair extensions, your ass, your tits, everything, they’re heavy, cause she’s f*cking voluptuous,” Khloe Kardashian said. “But she’s anorexic here [gesturing to her waist], her arms are like pin thin, they’re like my pinky.”
Kim told Ashley that she was just joking around with her sisters and didn’t stop to think about how other people would perceive it.
“I was, like, with my sisters and we were laughing and joking and it’s loud and you are, you know, I dunno, I guess, sometimes you can get, like, carried away and just, it was insensitive, you know, and it definitely wasn’t my intention though,” she said. “And I think, especially my fans and everyone that was watching was supportive, like, ‘Okay, look, like, maybe you guys shouldn’t have said that but I know what you were saying.'"
Kim said she posted the videos at a time that she had worked hard to lose weight and she was really proud of herself. “I had spent an entire year working out with a bodybuilder, literally six days a week, lost 20 pounds, and it hasn’t been easy. It’s been a year coming,” she said.
But not everyone offered Kim the praise that her sisters did-Kim's mom, Kris Jenner, voiced concern that Kim was losing too much weight. "My mom even, maybe a month ago, pulled me aside in the bathroom at a meeting once and was like, 'I need to talk to you,'" Kim said, adding that Kris asked Kim how she was losing so much weight and if she was okay.
"I was like, 'Oh my god, like this is so crazy! Like, don't you see me working out like every single day? I changed how I eat, I work out,'" Kim said.
Now, Kim says, she feels really good about her body. “I actually feel like, healthy, and strong, and confident,” she said. Still, she says she regrets the post and her comments. “I know people that have serious eating disorders that have been in and out of the hospital for 15 years-close people," she said. "I have experienced it enough to have, like, known better.”