Kim Kardashian Defends Giving 10 Percent Of Earnings To Charity

December 15, 2013

Critics claimed that the reality star, whose net worth is estimated at $40 million, should be donating a higher percentage to the charities she helps -- this month it's the International Medical Corps' relief fund for the victims of the Philippines Typhoon disaster. Kardashian came forward to defend herself in a blog she posted on her website on Tuesday. Being in the public eye, there are times I feel like I get criticized for any and everything I do. Im used to it now," she wrote. The 33-year-old mother explained that her late father Robert Kardashian was the one who taught her the importance of giving back.

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I do it because my dad taught me to. I do it because its the right thing to do. So for people to attack me for giving ten percent of my eBay auction sales to the people of the Philippines, that hurts, she writes. In regards to these eBay auctions, when the eBay numbers get broken down, the auction management agency that posts for me gets a percentage for all their hard work, then eBay listing fees, end of auction fees, eBay store fees, PayPal fees etc. All that add up to about half of the sale.

YouTube co-founder sued by Kanye West and Kim Kardashian for 'diminishing value' of marriage proposal footage by posting it online hits back with counter-suit

The couple sued on the basis that Chad Hurley wasn't invited to the elaborate October 21 proposal at San Francisco's AT&T Park, but was allowed to stay because he signed an agreement not to post any video or images from the event. But now the billionaire businessman who co-founded Youtube is fighting back and has issued a lawsuit counter-suing the newly engaged couple. A moment to remember: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West pictured shortly after he popped the question; the couple launched legal action on Thursday against YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley over a video he posted Lawsuit: Chad Hurley posted footage of the couple's proposal on his website MixBit Hurley claims that he wasn't informed that he was not allowed to film or distribute the footage which West did allow to be filmed for the possible broadcast on E! Entertainment, which is home to his fiancee's show Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Hurley posted a fuzzy two-and-a-half-minute-long video on his new website MixBit that showed West proposing to Kardashian while an orchestra played. The video also showed the ensuing celebration with Kardashian's family and invited guests toasting the newly-engaged couple.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are being counter-sued over leaked video of the rapper's spectacular marriage proposal in October. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are being counter-sued over leaked video of the rapper's marriage proposal. The couple launched their initial lawsuit after YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley posted footage of Kanye going down on one knee - accompanied by fireworks and an orchestra - on his new internet venture MixBit. The couple alleged Chad was not invited to the proposal, on Kim's 33rd birthday on October 21 at the AT&T Park in San Francisco, and the billionaire had ''manipulated'' his way into the private event, and was only allowed to stay after signing a confidentiality agreement. Chad's counter suit claims he was never told he wasn't allowed to shoot or distribute the footage, and he was only approached after the proposal by a person with a waiver, who told him it was a release so they could use his image on TV.

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She considers her own family 'American Royalty'. Kim loves Kate's style and while she is planning on several gowns for her big day, she wants the one for the ceremony to look something like Kate's dress. The brief is demure princess and she'll also wear a tiara," a source told Grazia magazine. The 33-year-old Keeping Up with the Kardashians star and fiance Kanye West, are also are planning to sit on "golden thrones" during their reception.

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Comedy Central "South Park" creators poked fun at the power couple in one of their most controversial parodies yet. The show's character Butters said that he wanted to date someone like Kardashian because she "takes care of herself and knows how to look good and has perfect skin." Comedy Central "South Park" mocked Kanye West's famous on-stage interruption of Taylor Swift on Wednesday's episode, but this time he stole the microphone from the Pope. However, his classmate Wendy went on to throw a jab the new mamas way saying her curvaceous frame is not "real life" and she "has the body of a Hobbit." Comedy Central "South Park" took a stab at a "Bound 2" parody on Wednesday's season finale. "Kim Kardashian is a short overweight woman who manipulates her image and makes average girls feel horrible about themselves," the character continued.

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