TMZ: Kylie Jenner from KUWTK Donates $1M to Help Healthcare Professionals Get Protective Gear Amid Outbreak
Some celebrities are really doing their bit to help during the coronavirus pandemic we are currently facing. According to “TMZ,” a “Keeping up with the Kardashians (KUWTK)” star has given a monetary donation to assist during this difficult time.
The publication reported that Kylie Jenner, 22, has donated $1 million to assist in getting the coronavirus under control. Her donation will be used to buy face masks, face shields, and other protective gear that healthcare professionals need.
On Wednesday, Dr. Thais Aliabadi thanked the reality star for her generous gift. Aliabadi is the doctor who delivered Jenner’s daughter, Stormi Webster.
A dream come true
The doctor had this to say: "I am speechless, my eyes are filled with tears of joy and my heart is overwhelmed with gratitude.” She explained how she’d made a wish “to the Universe” asking for supplies.
Thank you, Kylie Jenner, my hero
Aliabadi had wished for protective masks for healthcare workers and couldn’t believe her “dream came true." She revealed that she felt blessed to be in her profession.
Doctor thanks Kylie for donation
The doctor added a special message to Jenner stating: “From the bottom of our hearts, THANK YOU Kylie Jenner. You are my hero.” She noted how the donation would save many lives.
Aliabadi shared how the world was a much better place with the reality star in it and offered her love to Jenner. The reality star and businesswoman has made over $1 billion through her Kylie Cosmetics line.
Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on millennials and the coronavirus: “We need to get our social media influencers out there and helping folks understand that look this is serious.” https://t.co/M1e2wFmU6F pic.twitter.com/FNjZB12mKK— Good Morning America (@GMA) March 19, 2020
US general calls on Jenner’s help
Last Thursday, US Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams appeared on “Good Morning America” where he made a special call to social media influencers like Jenner. He asked them to use their platforms to get teenagers and the youth to understand how serious COVID-19 was.
Speaking to Michael Strahan, the general stated that the country needed people like Kevin Durant, Donovan Mitchell, and Jenner to reach out. He explained how people were actually dying from the pandemic.
Kylie’s name brand chopsticks
Hopefully, Jenner’s donation will make up for the time she received a lot of backlash this month for using expensive chopsticks. At the time, the star took to her Instagram Stories to share videos of her new $450 Louis Vuitton chopsticks.
Fans call out the reality star
Some of her fans complained that she could’ve used the money for the eating utensils to feed the hungry. The KUWTK reality star also recently shared how she was handling the coronavirus quarantine.
Self-isolating while pregnant
On Wednesday, Jenner revealed to her Instagram followers that she was used to staying home all the time. She shared with them that she’d stayed indoors for months while expecting her daughter.
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