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    Jan 8, 2020

    Kylie Jenner Just Donated $1 Million To Australian Fire Relief After Facing Backlash For Her Response To The Crisis

    That Instagram story was...yikes.

    It's been a strange couple of days for Kylie Jenner, who has faced two separate controversies about her tactless response to the Australian bushfire crisis.

    There was Controversy #1, in which she posted about the tragic number of animals who have died in the blazes so far...

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    ...And then promptly shared a picture of her mink Louis Vuitton slippers in a subsequent story, which are made of real fur.

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    The scandal went massively viral on Twitter, with this tweet calling out Kylie reaching over 1.3 million likes in just two days.

    Then, there was Controversy #2, in which Kylie posted on Instagram this photo of her in front of a fireplace...

    ...Along with the caption "find ur fire 💛🔥"...

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    ...And then her official skincare line responded with a bunch of fire emojis.

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    Once again...people were not too pleased!

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    Well, perhaps in response to these Instagram controversies, Kylie Jenner is now donating $1 million to help fire relief efforts in Australia, as confirmed exclusively by People.

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    According to People, her $1 million donation will be distributed among a few different relief organizations working on the ground in Australia.

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    People also spoke to a source close to Kylie, who said she feels badly about her gaffes on Instagram:

    "That post was completely unintentional. Kylie stands behind her desire to want to help provide relief towards the devastation the fires have caused.”

    I mean, hey! Donating $1 million to the cause is nice. But she's also super fuckin' loaded with a net worth of a billion dollars, so...

    E!

    BTW: You don't have to have $1 million in the bank to help out with the fire relief efforts in Australia. This is a serious and urgent crisis, and if you're able to donate some dollars, here's a handy list of organizations that could use your help.

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