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The Kardashians Threw A Birthday Party For Scott Disick During Lockdown And Fans Are Really Mad

Khloé defended the family's actions in a series of Instagram comments.

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Khloé Kardashian has responded to claims that the family has flouted lockdown measures and social distancing practices amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The whole thing started when multiple Kardashian/Jenners gathered to celebrate Scott Disick's 37th birthday earlier this week.

Khloe shared a series of photos and videos of her daughter, True, playing with her cousins — Kim’s children, North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm, as well as Kylie’s daughter, Stormi.

And before too long, other photos of the family at the bash began cropping up. There was this one of Kylie and Kourtney.

This one of Kylie and Scott.

And this snap of Kris Jenner too.

And Khloé also issued a PSA to her followers during the party, urging everyone to "stay safe" and limit group gatherings to 10 people or less.

Instagram: @khloekardashian

From what we've seen on social media, it appears there were at least 11 people at the party. However, it remains unclear whether Kim, Kanye, Kendall as well as Kourtney's three children were also present.

And it didn’t take long before fans of the family took to social media to express anger over the party, which they perceived as a violation of California lockdown and social distancing measures.


While the governor of California did say back in March that "smaller events can proceed only if the organisers can implement social distancing of 6 feet per person," the official stay at home order still prohibits gatherings between multiple people from different households.

Los Angeles' own coronavirus fact guide goes on to state that engaging in "outdoor activities in groups of any size" is not allowed, nor is "visiting friends and family if there is no urgent need".

Californian residents are also required to wear face masks and maintain a distance of at least 2 metres when in contact with other people.

And just last week, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reminded Americans wanting to celebrate over the Memorial Day weekend to continue practice social distancing and wear face clothes when around others.

“Gatherings and events of any kind are not permitted,” said Director Barbara Ferrer.

“I find it funny that Khloe just posted about social distancing but they are all in a party for Scott’s birthday,” wrote one person in the comments of a Kardashian fan account after seeing the social media posts.

However, Khloé very swiftly swooped into the comments to justify the family's actions.

"They are all cousins. So we know how they have been quarantined and there’s less than 10 people with us. It’s literally what the governor states is perfectly OK to do in the state of CA," she wrote.

And when another fan praised Khloe for her response, she replied to that comment too.

"Drives me wild when people act as if they know,” she wrote. "Of course we want to protect ourselves. Simply for the sake of our own angels, not to mention our own health. But it's human nature I guess."

This isn't the first time the family have been accused of breaking lockdown measures. Back in April Kylie was criticised for having her best friend, Stassie, over to her brand new home despite the fact the pair hadn't been isolating together up until that point.

Instagram: @kyliejenner

"Did they forget about social distancing?" wrote one fan at the time. "I guess it doesn't apply if you're a billionaire."

A spokesperson for the Kardashian/Jenners has been contacted for comment.

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Ellie Woodward is Celebrity and Entertainment Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Ellie Woodward at ellie.woodward@buzzfeed.com.

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