has spoken out to defend her seven-year-old daughter North West, after sparking a debate over whether she had painted a scenic mountain landscape herself.
‘My daughter and her best friend have been taking a serious oil painting class where their talents and creativity are being encouraged and nurtured,’ Kim, 40, wrote on her Instagram Stories, Tuesday.
The reality star had shared a photo of the painting to her Instagram stories earlier with the caption: ‘My little artist North’.
The painting has already been compared by some to an artwork that famed TV artist Bob Ross would have created.
My little artist: Kim Kardashian drew criticism on Tuesday when she posted this to photo to her Instagram claiming that her daughter North, seven, painted the landscape
Almost immediately, some on were expressing their disbelief that the impressive painting was created by Kim and ‘s eldest daughter.
No way!Almost immediately, some fans took to Twitter to express their disbelief that the impressive daubing was created by Kim’s eldest daughter
Following lots of debate about the validity of the painting – with many comments suggesting Kim’s child was not responsible for the painting – she added: ‘How dare you see children doing awesome things and then try to accuse them of NOT being awesome!?!?!’
‘Please stop embarrassing yourselves with the negativity and allow every child to be GREAT!!!NORTH WEST PAINTED THAT PERIOTDDDDDABCDEFGZFDT!!!!!!!’
Others leapt to her defense, including Kim’s BFF Tracy Romulus and the daughter of the woman who taught North how to paint the artwork.
‘I’m supposed to work but i can’t stop thinking about how north west did not paint this,’ one person wrote alongside a screenshot of the painting.
‘You’re telling me North West is out here drawing like she is Bob Ross.. and tranh đồng quê bằng gỗ đẹp I’m over here still drawing stick figures at 25?!?’ another skeptical Twitter user posted.
Another person chimed in: ‘Kim Kardashian’s child did not paint this.You can even see the photo shop signature. And bức tranh đồng quê bằng đồng even if you didn’t, it’s Kim K so you have to take everything she says with a heavy spoonful of salt.’
North West’s picture was compared to the work of famed TV artist Bob Ross
Some online critics even questioned North’s signature in the corner of the painting, claiming it to be fake.
‘When you zoom in you can see the border on the transparent “North =),”‘ one person noted, while another observed ‘Why does it look like that when u zoom in….hmmm…’
Others, however, declared the painting was definitely within the skill range of a seven-year-old.
Kim’s friend Tracy Romulus, bức tranh đồng quê bằng gỗ whose daughter Ryan is best friends with North, came to the E!