Kylie Jenner Offers Explanation For Makeup Artist GoFundMe Drama

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Kylie Jenner tries to clarify why she didn’t simply repay make-up artist’s medical payments

Kylie Jenner, whose estimated internet value is simply shy of a billion {dollars}, sparked controversy this week when she donated $5,000 to a GoFundMe for make-up artist Sam Rauda’s medical expense fund then inspired her followers to do the identical. Everyone freaked out (due to the billionaire factor) after which Jenner took to social on March 23, 2021 to clarify why she did what she did.

Samuel Rauda was injured in an accident on March 14, and has since undergone main surgical procedure. His household arrange a GoFundMe web page in search of assist paying about $60,000 in medical payments (the quantity was later up to date to $120,000). Jenner contributed a $5,000 donation after which requested followers to contribute what they’ll.

Jenner broke her silence on the problem, basically telling followers that Rauda isn’t her ordinary make-up artist, however somewhat, a make-up artist she has labored with previously.

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“Sam isn’t my makeup artist and unfortunately we don’t have a personal relationship anymore but I have worked with him a few years ago and think he’s the sweetest. I saw my current makeup artist and friend Ariel post about Sam’s accident and his family’s gofundme and I called Ariel immediately to see what happened to Sam,” Jenner wrote on her Instagram tales. “After learning in more detail about the accident it compelled me to visit his gofundme which was set at 10k. They had already raised 6k so I put it in 5k to reach their original goal and thought I’d post on my stories to gain more awareness if anyone also felt compelled the share or donate.”

Jenner added that she doesn’t know “how all of this got so twisted” and stated that “anyone that knows me knows that I do things from the heart and I try to be helpful whenever I can be.”

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The fan outrage is essentially centered round Kylie’s proclivity to drop $300,000 on stuff like purses, which indicators to followers that cash is not any object.

Fans are additionally outraged that the identical weekend she donated $5,000 to Rauda’s GoFundMe, she flew her sister Kendall Jenner out to New York by way of her personal jet for a single night time, which a supply instructed Page Six price Jenner $50,000.

“Kendall arrived on Kylie’s private jet on Saturday, then the plane went back to LA on Sunday evening. Kendall stayed on in New York,” the supply instructed Page Six. “Maybe she could have stayed home and instead donated that money to Kylie’s makeup artist.”

The common consensus appears to be that if you’re a billionaire it’s best to most likely not publish a GoFundMe hyperlink. Like, ever.

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