North West Being Compared to Bob Ross After Kim Kardashian Shares 7-Year-Old's Landscape Painting (UPDATE)

"My little artist North," Kim said when sharing a pic of the landscape painting. While some have been skeptical, a TikTok user says her mom is North's teacher.


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UPDATED 2/9, 5:10 p.m. ET: Kim Kardashian took to social media to slam people who have questioned whether North actually painted the piece that she shared.

“Don’t play with me when it comes to my children!!!” Kim wrote on IG. “My daughter and her best friend have been taking a serious oil painting class where their talents and creativity are being encouraged and nurtured. North worked incredibly hard on her painting which took several weeks to complete. As a proud mom, I wanted to share her work with everyone. I’m seeing op-ed pieces in the media and social media from grown adults breaking down whether or not my child actually painted this! How dare you see children doing awesome things and then try to accuse them of NOT being awesome!?!?!”

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North West, the daughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, is making headlines this week after her mother shared a photo showing a recently completed landscape painting by the 7-year-old.

In an update to her Instagram Stories on Monday, Kardashian showed a signed painting from her daughter showing a snow-riddled mountain in the distance and other elements of nature in the foreground.

“My little artist North,” Kardashian said when sharing the photo of the painting.


While some were quick to question the painting, thereby mocking a 7-year-old child, a video has since surfaced in which TikTok user @camrynfred says her mother has been an art teacher for North and others, including herself.

“I actually can’t believe right now that I am being put in the position where I am probably one of the only people in the world who has evidence to prove that Kim is not lying, but here you go,” she said in the video, which also includes snapshots of a similar painting she did when being taught by her mother. 

“She’s been an art teacher for 30 years and everyone that comes through her classes goes through this exact same painting when they’re starting out,” @camrynfred explained.

i think she did actually!

— madison (@madisonlnae) February 9, 2021

She also shared Kardashian’s Stories update on her IG, tagging her mother’s account:


Among the public’s reactions to Kardashian sharing North’s painting were a litany of Bob Ross comparisons, as well as pitches for someone to turn this all into a new reality series:

North is 7! Kanye’s kid doing Kanye things

— Chris Lambert (narrative expert) (@ChrisJHLambert) February 8, 2021

The fuk. North got that Bob Ross swag down. I’m still trying to learn to paint a tree 😓

— KY (@KyEngineerin) February 8, 2021

Why was Bob Ross’ spirit holding her hand

— BOMBELA 🤎 (@LuvWond3r) February 8, 2021

it's not even hate coz if she can really paint like that then that'd be mad entertaining and we know that the Kardashians always find a way to profit off their children. Imagine if North West was the next Bob Ross with some calming Kanye beats playing

— Jamillion🇹🇹🇨🇦🇯🇲 (@almost0jake) February 9, 2021

Twitter wanting to bully North West for her painting, saying oh no, she didn’t make it, no 7 y/o could do that!!— that’s literally a Bob Ross-style piece!! If you gave a kid the supplies and time with a Bob Ross marathon in the background, they could do this. EASILY.

— 🍰 katja @ comms closed 2/2 ☁️ (@eggyplastics) February 9, 2021

me drawing vs north west drawing
at 7 years old at 7 years old

— 乔什  (@jawshguy) February 8, 2021

Rich people’s kids are not inherently more talented than your kids

They just have parents with the resources to pour into their talents.

Crazy what we can do when the household isn’t constantly in survival mode

— Bam 天下無双 🔜#Dreamcon (@WayTooLoose) February 8, 2021

Fam if North West really painting like that at 7 she need her own tv show 😂

— Trevor Norris (@trevor_norris0) February 9, 2021

people try to hate on anything nowadays, it might be impossible for u to paint something like that, but that doesn’t mean other people aren’t talented enough to paint that lmao

— wuincy (@q_in_da_houseG) February 9, 2021

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