Kristin Cavallari Reportedly Fires Social Media Staffer After Insensitive 9/11 Post Causes Outrage
Kristin Cavallari has reportedly fired her social media manager after an insensitive 9/11 post caused outrage against the reality TV star.
The Hills alum's personal Instagram account posted a picture of her in New York City on the anniversary of 9/11. She is dressed to kill standing on the city streets in a mini skirt and blazer with a plunging neckline. It was her caption that had people furious with Cavallari.
"NYC for 24hrs. And what a time to be here always remember," was the caption for the picture.
It didn't take long for the backlash to erupt. People were outraged the Uncommon James founder posted such a sexy picture with a caption regarding 9/11.
Cavallari came under fire for using a picture of herself to the World Trade Center attacks. Wednesday marked 18-years since the horrific terrorist attacks.
"Wrong picture for the sentiment in the post," wrote jdponschock
"Today ain't about you honey. Put a shirt on and grow up," replied charlieives28
"I love you and think that you are generally spot on in the things that you choose to present, but this is just disrespectful and undermining to the magnitude of the events that occurred on that horrific day," shared jody_dishart
"Let me show off my body and then make a half ass remark about 911. WTF" said alis23b
The Very Cavallari star later deleted the portion of the caption related to 9/11.
Page Six is reporting the photo was intended to promote her new collaboration with Daltile. It was a previously agreed upon Instagram post that was not supposed to reference the tragedy of 9/11.
However, on Wednesday morning while Cavallari was in a fitting one of her staff members chose to modify the caption honoring the day. Page Six further states the reality TV fired the unnamed staff member for the insensitive remark.
Rumors are flying that Kristin Cavallari fired one of her social media staff members after an insensitive 9/11 post went viral. It caused outrage from fans that have grown to love the down to earth entrepreneur.
Over the years, the blonde beauty went from reality TV villain to beloved small business owner. Cavallari is generally spot on when it comes to social media. Those who watch her on the E! reality TV show know she is meticulous about her presence on social media, which helped launch her business.