Published On: Fri, Apr 8th, 2016

Kim Kardashian tells fans she’s ‘praying for Armenia.’ Azerbaijan ambassador is like, ‘Excuse me?’

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While the Kardashians are the 21st-century embodiment of the American dream, the OG children are ethnically Armenian thanks to their dad Robert—and the kids paid their respects to their native homeland over social media in recent days.

Kim Kardashian tells fans

The Kardashians’ social media messages refer to the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, specifically over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Nagorno-Karabakh is in Azerbaijan but has a majority Armenian populace, according to Foreign Policy. After fighting increased in the area in the past week, the Kardashian kids threw out their prayers. To which Azerbaijan’s ambassador to the U.S. said, “Bitch, please.” More or less.

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Honestly, Kim likely knows more about the conflict than most Americans. Which should make you want to read a newspaper more than anything else.

Elin Suleymanov’s exact words were, “She’s very famous and beloved by her fans, but matters of war and peace are a little too serious for a reality-TV star.” Suleymanov addressed Kim’s involvement during a chat with Foreign Policy. Dude totally isn’t on Twitter or Instagram because he failed to realize that Kim’s three siblings are praying for Armenia, too.

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This may not be the best time to reminiscence about when the siblings were all BFFs.

After dissing Kim, Suleymanov added, “I personally would be a very bad reality-TV star, so I try not to cross into areas I’m not familiar.” Yeah, agreed.

“I’m not sure Ms. Kardashian is a military or political analyst,” he said, “so maybe we should all do what we do best.” And Kim sure knows how to do reality TV.

Suleymanov, who is just barely keeping up with the Kardashians.

Ironically, for all Suleymanov’s negativity, Kim and her family have probably gotten more people learning about Armenia-Azerbaijan relations than ever before. Someone should tell Suleymanov that any PR Kim does for the Armenians is balanced out by the number of people who hate her and therefore think Azerbaijan makes some good points.

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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