Kim Kardashian Catches Heat Over Jordyn Woods Comment

Kim was accused of having a "white savior complex" after suggesting Jordyn owed all her success to Kylie Jenner.

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Does Kim Kardashian have a "white savior complex"? Twitter users seem to think so.

On Sunday's midseason finale of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, audiences got a closer look at the aftermath of Tristan Thompson's alleged infidelity. Back in February, the NBA star was accused of cheating on Khloé Kardashian with Jordyn Woods, the former best friend of Kylie Jenner. The episode documented the family's reaction to the scandal, and the ways in which they felt betrayed by Thompson and Woods.

"We know Tristan's an asshole who keeps repeating the same behavior," Kris Jenner said. "I've always thought of [Woods] as another daughter. It's really tough when you go through a major betrayal. It's hard to believe that Jordyn was involved in this, and I'm so disappointed in Tristan. I feel heartbroken for Khloé. She really wanted this relationship with Tristan to work."

In one part of the episode, Kim, Khloé, Kylie, and Kourtney hop on a group phone call to discuss the situation, specifically Wood's involvement. The following ensues:

Khloé: "[Jordyn] was like, 'I love you. My loyalty is always to you.'"

The fact that the conversation seemed so focused on Woods, rather than Thompson, rubbed many viewers the wrong way. Then Kim decides to take things to a new level by bringing up Woods' family and dismissing her accomplishments.

"Kylie, she provides for her whole family off of what you have given her," Kim said on the call. "And the disrespect of, just, like, she has to know that there's a problem."

Since becoming friends in middle school, Woods and Kylie appeared to be inseparable. Woods not only lived with Kylie, she also appeared on the family's reality shows and had her own Kylie Cosmetics lip kit. There's no denying Woods' friendship with the family gave her many opportunities, but Kim's condescending comment was not overlooked. Many Twitter users quickly blasted Kim for appearing to have a "white savior complex" and reminded her that she, too, received opportunities from friends and exes.

You can check out some of the reactions below.

Kim with her white saviour complex towards Jordyn makes me really worried about the fact that the Kardashians are raising black children. #KUWTK

— 🌺 (@AfrikanWomxn) June 25, 2019

Kim Kardashian had the nerve to say Jordyn Woods “provides for her whole family because of what [Kylie] has given her.” The fact that she said this proves they were never really “friends”. You don’t give people opportunities & throw it back in their face when they make a mistake.

— Domi 👑 (@TheDominiqueSJ) June 24, 2019

‘Kylie, she [Jordyn] provides for her whole family off of what you have given her.’ - Kim to Kylie

This is really how they viewed Jordyn.

— Sibongile Mafu (@sboshmafu) June 24, 2019

Jordyn Woods has always been well off. Her uncle is fucking Will Smith, her cousins are Jaden and Willow. And Kim is out here saying that Kylie provided for her family? Bitch, shut up. I hope the Wood’s sue for defamation of character.

— suge (@__astrothunder) June 24, 2019

Kim really tried to say Jordyn provides for her entire family because of Kylie & That right there is why Jada had to remind us that Jordyn already came from money. Don’t eat with people who brag about feeding you !

— ForeignFancy🇭🇹 (@MikiiMinachh) June 25, 2019

When Kim Kardashian said Kylie Jenner provides for Jordyn’s entire family, I was like wow that’s awful. I’m so glad Jordyn Woods got away from that family and is living a life to support herself. Is that how Malika is living with Khloe?!?

— ✨ (@brownbronzegirl) June 24, 2019

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