Kim Kardashian weighs into Syria conflict

Reality TV star asks her 20.5m Twitter followers to #SaveKessab
US celebrity Kim Kardashian. (AFP/Getty Images)

US celebrity Kim Kardashian. (AFP/Getty Images)

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has weighed into the Syrian conflict after calling on her 20.5 million followers to save the ancient Armenian town of Kassab.

Kardashian, whose late father was Armenian, said she was “praying for everyone” in what appeared to be her response to the break-out of fighting in the town last month.

According to reports, residents fled Kassab after rebel forces opposed to Syrian President Bashar Al Assad seized their village.

Some government loyalists have claimed Syrian rebels desecrated the village’s churches and slaughtered residents, though these reports have also been dismissed as false.

“If you don't know what's going on in Kessab please google it, its (sic) heart breaking! As an Armenian, I grew up hearing so many painful stories,” Kardashian tweeted on March 30.

“Please let's not let history repeat itself!!!!!! Let's get this trending!!!! #SaveKessab #ArmenianGenocide.”

In using the latter hashtag #ArmenianGenocide, Kardashian referred to the post-World War I killing of more than one million Armenians by the Ottoman government (now present-day Turkey).

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Posted by: paulo

who the hell want her opinion in anything, why are the news paper posting an opinion from a person that makes money from reality tv with skills of doing nothing at all to achive anything. in history we validade openions from great man in the past, and they words are keeped in history. but comments from a bimbo that have only have a brain to communicate about (how do i look what to dress tonigh, mention awesome all the time,and talk about lego movie as a great epic movie at all times)
please still there is people with brain to not even care why she is talking about politics. in this days, stupid people are making others more stupid, its a shame.otherwise next would be paris hilton saying to malaysia lost missing airplane families that she supports them until the end. this add are great for the gossip magazine that 0 brain maniacs like my wife buys. enough said

Posted by: fares

entirely agree

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