Following her controversial trips to the Middle East and the Ivory Coast
earlier this year, the reality star headed to Nigeria on Sunday.Despite
staying less than a day in the city of Lagos, she was paid a reported
$500,000 for her fleeting visit, angering some commentators in the
African country.Kims visit to Nigeria unfortunately coincided with the
kidnapping of seven foreigners, including one Briton, by armed men in
the north of the country. An Islamist group later claimed
Hiding her bump: A fresh-faced Kim wore a white shirt that covered her pregnancy curves
The mother-to-be was billed to co-host the Love Like A Movie event with
African RnB crooner Darey Art-Alade, for which tickets cost N100,000, or
But according to local reports Kim stayed at the event for 45 minutes, making a 45-second statement on the microphone.
Independent Nigerian TV station Channels Television reported: There
were disappointments after Kim Kardashian came on stage for only 40
The channel posted pictures of the smiling star wearing a black leather
dress, posing alongside the performers including 2Face, Waje, Banky W,
Ice Prince, MoEazy and Zaina.
Guardian blogger Jeremy Weate described how Kims visit was an example of
the countrys economic elite blowing its money on bling puffery while
most of the country suffers.
He wrote: Ms Kardashian appeared, said, Hey Naija and vamoosed. The
rumour was that shed been paid 500,000 Benjamins for the honour of
mixing with the petro-class.
Commentators in the country made reference to Kims infamous sex tape as
they queried why a woman of dubious moral rating should be in the
country at all.