I've got fantastic news for everyone who's worried about the escalating violence in Gaza. Help is on the way! And it's wearing false eyelashes and a bustier. Yes, Kim Kardashian was so rattled by the backlash against her Middle East Twitter disaster on the weekend that she has decided to get some edukashian on the issues.
is heading to Kuwait and Bahrain and is reportedly determined to use
the trip to bone up on the political situation in the Middle East.
(Although that wasn't the initial reason for her trip, truth be told. In
a marketing move rivalling Kim's tweets for stupidity, the Millions of
Milkshakes franchise figured that what a region simmering in unrest
really needs is a good frostie, and is flying Kim in to promote their
A representative for the Kardashianest of the
Kardashians says Kim feels "it's important to use her celebrity to
inform others about the issues in the area." Because obviously, CNN and
New York Times just can't be trusted with the job. Oh well, at least now
there's hope for that hard-to-reach Shopping Channel demographic.
know I can't think of anyone better suited to the job of Celebrity
Middle East ambassador, except perhaps just about anybody. Indeed, the
only consolation I can offer the strife-torn region is that this is
almost certainly just a phase, which will pass as soon as the next A)
fashion trend B) pool party C) hot black guy crosses Kim's radar.
note: In the interest of serious journalism, I tried to get a comment,
but Kim's people told me she is busy shopping for push-up burqas and a
copy of Bahrain for Dummies.