LOG ANGELES: Kim Kardashian West has responded to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban on Muslims by tweeting a chart with the simple message “statistics” showing more Americans were killed by compatriots than Muslims.
The reality TV star with 49.8 million followers, tweeted on Saturday ‘Statistics’, along with the following chart, which showed that only two Americans are killed annually by ‘Islamic immigrants’ and 11,737 Americans are killed in gun violence at the hands of fellow Americans and simply by”falling out of bed,” “armed toddlers,” “lawnmowers,” and “lightning”
The chart quickly shared on Twitter generated almost 131,000 retweets and 250,000 likes.
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) January 29, 2017
The 35-year-old reality star who supported Hillary Clinton in the election race shared the chart in response to Trump’s sweeping executive order, signed Friday.
The order suspends the arrival of refugees for at least 120 days and bars visas for travelers from seven Muslim majority countries including Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen for the next three months.
Meanwhile, Kim’s younger sister Khloe Kardashian, and others celebrities also shared their outrage to Trump’s immigrant ban.
The reality star tweeted, ‘All of this in the news today breaks my heart.’
All of this in the news today breaks my heart ?
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) January 29, 2017
Rihanna posted on Twitter: “Disgusted! The news is devastating! America is being ruined right before our eyes! What an immoral pig you have to be to implement such BS.”
Disgusted! The news is devastating! America is being ruined right before our eyes! What an immoral pig you have to be to implement such BS!!
— Rihanna (@rihanna) January 29, 2017
@KimKardashian I cannot express how thankful we are that you are using the platform you have to save the lives of innocent children <3 <3 <3
— Emanuel Zbeda (@therealezway) January 29, 2017
TV star Rosie O’Donnell offered to match up donations made to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
“Help our queer & immigrant friends,” she wrote on Twitter. “Send me your donation receipts for the @aclu & I will match up to $100K… #RESIST.”
— ROSIE (@Rosie) January 29, 2017
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) January 29, 2017
Donald Trump is an unwell, evil human being. To the core.
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) January 28, 2017
— Fátima Ptacek (@FatimaPtacek) January 29, 2017
Trump on Sunday morning defending his controversial executive order tweeted: “Our country needs strong borders and extreme vetting, NOW,” he tweeted. “Look what is happening all over Europe and, indeed, the world — a horrible mess!”
Our country needs strong borders and extreme vetting, NOW. Look what is happening all over Europe and, indeed, the world – a horrible mess!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 29, 2017