Kim Kardashian may be one follower down after blasting talk-show host Katie Couric on Instagram Friday. The heated post by Kardashian came after the host of the syndicated talk show “Katie” shared a questionable comment about the nature of the Kardashians’ fame in a recent interview.
“I don’t understand -- why are they so famous? I think it’s mostly teenage girls that are interested,” Couric was quoted as saying by In Touch Weekly. After the publication of the interview, Kardashian shared a photograph via Instagram of a baby gift Couric apparently sent the reality-television star and Kanye West in celebration of the June birth of their first child, a girl named North West.
Kardashian aggressively captioned the photo as follows: “#IHateFakeMediaFriends #MayIHumblySuggestYouNotSendGiftsThenTalkS--t.”
After a few months out of the spotlight, Kim K has definitely come back swinging. Couric has yet to comment on the incident. But, at the least, she probably won’t be expecting a post-baby “Katie” interview with the reality-TV star any time soon.
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Katie Couric offered an aplogy to Kardashian saying in a statement to E! News:
"I was responding to a reporter's question, and explaining how I'm intrigued by the public's fascination with her family," she said. "I didn't mean to hurt her feelings. The gift is genuine, and I'm happy for Kim and Kanye."
Let's see if that's enough to Kim a Katie fan again.