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Kim Kardashian gets mercilessly booed by crowd at football game in viral video

American socialite, fashion mogul and controversial lawyer-in-training Kim Kardashian may be loved by fans of her reality show, true crime podcast (which has now reportedly overthrown The Joe Rogan Experience on Spotify) and her various business ventures, but that’s not the case for football enthusiasts who had gathered at the Los Angeles Rams game against the Dallas Cowboys at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood.

On Sunday 9 October 2022, the 41-year-old was attending the sports game with her son Saint West, 6, and some of his friends when she popped up on the Jumbotron and quickly got, what fans have labelled, “a brutal ego check.”

After showing music icon John Legend and his son on the screen, the camera panned to feature Kardashian—who was seen smiling, waving, and even blowing a kiss to the audience. It was then that the crowd’s cheers morphed into merciless booing. In a video, captured by People sportswriter Natasha Dye, the fashion mogul appeared unfazed as the sour boos got louder over time and one of Saint’s friends jumped into the shot.

After the video started doing the round on Twitter, several fans promptly defended Kardashian. “MEN ARE SO FUCKING LAMEEEEEE THEY RLLY JUST BOOED MY QUEEN KIM K AT THE RAMS GAME,” a user tweeted. Others joke about how the reality TV star wasn’t in her ritzy neighbourhood of Calabasas anymore.

Heck, even Arrow star Stephen Amell weighed in on the video and came to Kardashian’s defence. “Kim Kardashian was just shown on the big screen and loudly booed at the Rams game. Being booed at a sporting event is a huge compliment,” he wrote. “When people who don’t know you think they dislike you it means you are super duper famous.”

On the other end of the debate, several netizens criticised the media’s obsession with the Kardashian-Jenner clan in general. “We are witnessing pure TRUTH, without the media or social media trying to skew our perception on how we really feel about [them],” a YouTube comment read “The press shoved them down our throats for years when nobody asked for them in the first place.”

Those who attended the football game in person also jumped on the hate train and highlighted how they regret “not throwing tomatoes” at Kardashian instead. “I was at the game. It was incredible hearing both teams join forces and boo her 🤣👍🏽” a user added. “That wasn’t reality TV. That was reality outside of TV!” a second shared.

What’s even more fascinating is that after featuring Kardashian, the camera moved to the beaming face of a random dude called Steve—who elicited natural cheering once again from the audience as he was dubbed “the hero of the night.” With comments like “Steve… We love Steve!” and “To be fair, Steve seems like more fun,” the man continues to win hearts across social media platforms today.

That being said, Kardashian didn’t seem to mind the negative response she gathered in true girlboss fashion. Instead, the SKIMS founder shared several Instagram Stories that showed Saint having the time of his life. Not only did the six-year-old share his support from the stands, but he also stepped onto the field and had the golden opportunity to look at the Rams’ 2022 Super Bowl trophy.

Meanwhile, the Rams suffered a 22-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Kim Kardashian and Kevin Hart named among biggest water wasters in new report

Some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities have been named and shamed in a new report looking at water waste in one of Los Angeles’ most exclusive neighbourhoods. Among the stars listed are Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, Sylvester Stallone and Kevin Hart—who all live in the star-studded Calabasas and Hidden Hills areas just outside the ‘City of Angels’.

The four A-listers mentioned above are among more than 2,000 customers who have been issued “notices of exceedance” by the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District. And according to The Los Angeles Times, this means that those who have been served with such notices have used more than 150 per cent of their monthly water budget at least four times since the agency declared a drought emergency at the end of 2021.

“Customers are expected to adhere to the water use reductions and water conservation measures that are in place due to this emergency,” the notices reportedly read.

And it doesn’t look like the water utility company is willing to let them off the hook just because of their fame. Instead, the listed celebrities are now faced with the potential installation of restrictor devices that would help reduce and limit the flow of water that reaches their homes.

Consisting of nothing more than a small metal washer, the device will sit on the homeowners’ main shutoff valve and reduce water flow from around 30 gallons per minute to less than one gallon per minute.

Though such a change is not noticeable on a kitchen tap, it is said to choke water flow enough to weaken high-pressure showers and make outdoor lawn sprinkler systems become non-functional. Looks like the Kardashians won’t have greener lawns than others for much longer.

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District—which provides potable water and wastewater treatment services to residents of Calabasas and Hidden Hills as well as Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and adjacent unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County including the Santa Monica Mountains and Chatsworth—serves about 75,000 residents in total.

The area has one of the highest water uses in the state of California, with customers taking an average of 205 gallons per person per day in 2021. To help put things in perspective, local authorities are currently aiming to reduce water usage to around 80 gallons per person per day. Meanwhile, outdoor watering is only allowed one day a week, for eight minutes per station on that day.

Documents obtained by The Los Angeles Times under the California Public Records Act showed that Stallone, who owns an $18 million Hidden Hills home with his wife Jennifer Flavin, used around 533 per cent of its water budget in June 2022, or around 230,000 excess gallons. This was up from 195,000 excess gallons in May.

The Rocky star was quick to get his lawyer, Marty Singer, on the case, who told the publication that the revealed data “mischaracterised and misrepresented the situation regarding the water usage at my client’s property.”

“They have more than 500 mature trees on the property, including innumerable fruit trees as well as pine trees. Absent adequate watering, in all likelihood they would die. That could result in dead or damaged trees falling on my client’s property or neighbouring properties,” Singer continued.

The lawyer also added that his client had ‘generously’ decided to let his grass die as a gesture, and had opted for a drip irrigation system in some parts of his garden.

Meanwhile, the records showed that a 26-acre property belonging to Hart exceeded its water budget by 519 per cent, or 117,000 gallons, in June. Furthermore, two properties owned by Kim Kardashian—her home and an adjoining plot—exceeded their June budget by around 232,000 gallons. Last but not least, Kourtney Kardashian’s 1.86-acre property in Calabasas also went over its June budget by about 101,000 gallons, according to the records.

Only a month ago, it was revealed that celebrities such as Kylie Jenner, Taylor Swift and Drake were taking their private jets for flights no longer than 20 minutes, leading many to label them as climate criminals. The fact that more famous people are now being named as some of the biggest water wasters in a state that constantly undergoes severe and extreme droughts is the cherry on the cake.