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Kim Kardashian Says She Relates to Britney Spears After Watching 'Framing' Documentary

Kim Kardashian Says She Relates to Britney Spears After Watching 'Framing' Documentary

Kim Kardashian has compassion and empathy for Britney Spears.

The 40-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star spoke out in a series of posts on her Instagram on Friday (March 5) about the media’s treatment of the 39-year-old Glory pop icon, as captured in the recent Framing Britney Spears documentary.

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“So I finally watched the Britney Spears documentary this week and it made me feel a lot of empathy for her. The way the media played a big role in her life the way it did can be very traumatizing and it can really break even the strongest person. No matter how public someone’s life may seem, no one deserves to be treated with such cruelty or judgement for entertainment,” she wrote.

“Looking back at my own experiences, I remember a time when I felt this way. When I was pregnant with North I was suffering from preeclampsia, which made me swell uncontrollably. I gained 60 lbs and delivered almost 6 weeks early and I cried every single day over what was happening to my body mainly from the pressures of being constantly compared to what society considered a healthy pregnant person should look like – as well as being compared to Shamu the Whale by the media. Looking at all of the photos of myself online and in magazines made me so insecure and I had this fear of wondering if I would ever get my pre baby body back. I was shamed on a weekly basis with cover stories that made my insecurities so painful I couldn’t leave the house for months after. It really broke me,” she continued.

“Luckily I was able to take these frustrating, embarrassing feelings and channel it into motivation to get me where I am today, but to say this didn’t take a toll on me mentally would be a lie. I’m sharing this just to say I really hope everyone involved in the business of shaming and bullying someone to the point of breaking them down might reconsider and instead try to show some understanding and compassion. You just never fully know what someone is going through behind the scenes and I’ve learned through my own experiences that it’s always better to lead with kindness.”

“Here’s just a few of the covers to remember what was supposed to be one the happiest times in my life…my pregnancy,” she continued, sharing multiple cover stories from various tabloids critical of her appearance.

“These are just a few examples…I’m tired of Googling! Ok heading off to my workout now LOL” she concluded.

Britney recently shared a sweet rare photo with her teenage sons. See what she wrote!

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