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Kim Kardashian Criticized For Skimpy Bikini Photos With Her Children

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By Evie Scott on May 16, 2024 at 9:30 PM EDT

Kim Kardashian raised eyebrows as she frolicked around a Turks and Caicos beach with her kids in photos that fans likely haven't forgotten. In July 2022, the 43-year-old reality star showed off her impressive figure in a skimpy black bikini as she enjoyed precious family time with children North, Saint, Chicago, and Psalm. However,  not everyone seeing the photos was impressed. As images of the SKIMS founder in her swimwear went viral, many accused her of using her children for a photo op, with some calling the whole thing "staged." Kim is known for prioritizing time with her kids despite a hectic schedule.

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Bikini Bombshell Hits The Beach With Her Kids

Scroll for the photos. While some appeared posed as Kim updated her Instagram with sweet, shorefront snapshots featuring all four of her children, others were paparazzi-taken. It's worth noting here that many often accuse Kardashian of paying the paparazzi for, as the above user claimed, "staged" photos.

Looking happy as she highlighted the 21 pounds she'd lost that year, Kim flaunted her curves in a strapless black bikini that showed off her toned abs, legs, and shoulders.

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Tender moments also saw the billionaire mogul wrapping her arm around eldest North, with little Chicago seen sneaking under North's shoulder as all five enjoyed shallow ocean waters. Kim even enjoyed a piggy-back ride from North, who is now making headlines for a TikTok and music career. In The Daily Mail's photos, a woman in a pink t-shirt was seen taking photos of the family with her smartphone. It was also here that users voiced their disapproval over the images.

"Can't even play with her kids without posing," one fan wrote as over 2,000 others approved of the comment. "She can't even play with her kids, all she does is pose," another exclaimed.

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'Staged Bikini Photo Op'

One fan even criticized Kim for the piggyback ride. "This isn't beach time with the kids, it's just a staged bikini photo op to make it look like it's beach time with the kids. BTW an adult shouldn't be making a 9-year-old lift them, a child's body is still developing and vulnerable to injury from heavy lifts," they said, seemingly worrying for North's wellbeing.

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Always Posting With Them

Kim was sent praise by some fans, however these remarks did not prove popular. "She's such a smart beautiful woman and her kids are gorgeous and happy. She's an inspiration," one user gushed. Kardashian shares all four of her children with ex-husband Kanye West.

Fans get regular reminders of Kim's motherhood, and this cute snap with 2018-born Chicago was just one post.

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