The famous reality star family is taking heat for visiting the long-forbidden island-nation of Cuba, the new de-rigueur vacation stop for Hollywood celebs.
Their faces are amply made up and their nails long and polished.
They’re puffing on Cuban stogies.
It was all in a photograph posted on Instagram showing the Kardashians on the long-forbidden island-nation of Cuba, the new de-rigueur vacation stop for Hollywood celebs.
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a South Florida Republican of Cuban descent, assailed the sisters’ visit to Cuba.
"I know it's cool for celebrities to go to Cuba, but the Cuban people don't experience the glamorous Havana that is featured on social media," Ros-Lehtinen told People Magazine. "Far from photo shoots and fruity drinks, everyday Cubans experience a different, sad reality."
"Now, the Kardashians are parachuting into the island to tape their vapid TV show," she said. "Haven't the Cuban people suffered enough?"
In attendance in Cuba are Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian. Also with them are Kim’s husband, Kanye West, and Khloe’s bestie, Malika Haqq. Khloe posted the stogie photo on her Instagram account.
The Kardashians are filming parts of the trip for the latest season of their reality show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians.”
— Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (@RosLehtinen) May 4, 2016
People Magazine noted that while several celebrities have visited the island since the U.S. and Cuba resumed diplomatic ties in December, 2014, the Kardashians are considered poster women for decadence, and symbolize a stark distinction between excess and the kind of shortages that pervade Cuba.
On her Twitter account yesterday, Khloe said: “You guys I have had about 4 cortaditos [espresso with steamed milk] today lol! I'm hooked all over again.”
She also spoke about finding motivation in Cuba to improve her Spanish, and vowed to work on it upon returning to California.
She also posed in front of a monument that said “Fidel” in large letters.
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