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The New York Post is facing backlash for its cover on President Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Kardashian West. In its Thursday cover story, the newspaper mocked Kardashian West as “Kim Thong Un” and referred to their meeting on prison reform as “the other big a– summit.” The cover is now being slammed by social media as “distasteful,” “disgusting” and “sexist.”

The cover features a photo of Trump and Kardashian West in the Oval Office with the headline “Trump Meets Rump.” The same tone carried into the story itself. “It was the commander and cheeks! Kim Kardashian strutted into the Oval Office on Wednesday for a sit-down with President Donald Trump to discuss criminal justice issues — including an imprisoned drug offender she discovered on Twitter,” the Page Six report reads. “The reality queen donned high heels and an all-black ensemble for the highly anticipated White House meeting.”

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On Wednesday, Kardashian West met with the president to discuss prison reform and urge Trump to pardon Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old-great-grandmother who “is currently serving a life sentence for a first-time, nonviolent drug offense,” according to Vox. She has been in prison for more than two decades and Kardashian West has been advocating for her freedom for the past several months. She met with Trump to discuss that possibility.

The reality television star later thanked Trump on Twitter for meeting with her. “I would like to thank President Trump for his time this afternoon. It is our hope that the President will grant clemency to Ms. Alice Marie Johnson who is serving a life sentence for a first-time, non-violent drug offense,” she tweeted. “We are optimistic about Ms. Johnson’s future and hopeful that she —and so many like her—will get a second chance at life.”

While some people found the New York Post’s cover funny, many found it to be “distasteful” and “sexist.” See how social media reacted to the cover below:

Social Media Slams the New York Post’s “Kim Thong Un” Cover on Trump-Kardashian Meeting

What are your thoughts on the New York Post’s “Kim Thong Un” cover story? How do you feel about Donald Trump meeting with Kim Kardashian about prison reform? Sound off in the comments section below!


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