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Kylie Jenner fans shocked as she looks completely different in unearthed snap

Kylie Jenner’s fans were stunned by her ‘changing’ face as they compared her look in two different snaps. The Kardashians star looked dramatically different in a photo from her more glamorous days versus her current more natural look. Kylie’s altering appearance became a topic of conversation for her fans on Reddit as they looked over the images and noticed her differing features. One social media user commented: “This is probably one of the best side-by-side comparisons for Kylie when people say, ‘she didn’t get that much done’.” A second then speculated over her changing aesthetic and how it is alienating her fans. For all the latest on news, politics, sports, and showbiz from the USA, go to The Mirror US . READ MORE: Kylie Jenner gives subtle clue she’s still with Timothée Chalamet despite split rumours They wrote: “She’s leaning into the ‘clean girl’ aesthetic so hard but it’s off-brand for her. She has a makeup line… going barefaced to try and re-brand isn’t working because it’s not what her demographic loves her for. King Kylie era was a bunch of little girls wanting to look like Instagram Baddies like her. They then continued: “Those same little girls are in college now and don’t want to look like what she’s putting out there… which right now is a makeup-less 40-year-old mom. I’m in my 40s; not bagging on the demographic. But it’s like she suddenly doesn’t know how to market herself and it’s mind boggling. Her re-brand just shows that this poor kid has absolutely no idea who she is and is floundering right now.” Another user offered: “She could’ve rebranded herself if her face wasn’t so bad outside on of filtered IG pictures.” A fourth said: “I remember the times from the before pic. I used to think she looked great, and the lip filler went great with her face. She really f***** herself up.” A fifth then mused: “I used to think that, too. Since joining this sub and seeing unedited photos, I have to remind myself that she probably didn’t really look like that in the ‘before’ photo either.” The comments come after Kylie recently opened up about feeling like her looks have “never been accepted.” She told The New York Times how she feels under constant pressure over her looks. She said: “It’s just years and years of not feeling like my face or looks are accepted. There’s nothing anyone could ever say now that would hurt me.” She also denied having surgery as she explained people forget she has turned from a child into a woman and a mother all in the public eye. She continued: “You guys have watched me grow up since I was nine. My face is going to get different. Now, I know how to do my makeup, contour and everything. I’m not against surgery. I’d never say no, but I don’t desire it right now.” Kylie previously dismissed claims that she had undergone more cosmetic work than she admits to and insisted she’s only had fillers in spite of her changing looks over the years. Talking on The Kardashian’s last year she said: “We all have our little things, so it’s normal to be insecure sometimes, but I always just remember being like the most confident kid in the room. I always loved myself, I still love myself.” She continued: “One of the biggest misconceptions about me is that I was like this insecure child and I got so much surgery to change my whole face, which is false. I’ve only gotten fillers, and I feel like I don’t want that to be a part of my story. I will always want everyone to just love themselves.” *Follow Mirror Celebs on TikTok , Snapchat , Instagram , Twitter , Facebook , YouTube and Threads .

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Woman ‘pushed onto tracks’ at busy train station as police arrest man for attempted murder

A woman was allegedly pushed onto the tracks at a Glasgow train station tonight, with police arresting a man on suspicion of attempted murder. Emergency services rushed to Hyndland Station at around 6.30pm tonight after they received reports of the incident. British Transport Police confirmed that a man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. One person was taken to hospital but they are not believed to have serious injuries. A British Transport Police spokesperson said: “Officers were called to Hyndland station at approximately 6.30pm today (Saturday 20 April) following reports of a man pushing a woman onto the tracks. “A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The victim was taken to hospital as a precaution but, fortunately, is not believed to have been seriously injured. “Anyone with information is asked to text 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 with reference 689 of 20 April.”

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Ukraine drones strike Russian fuel depot, substations

Camera IconAn overnight attack in Ukraine comes amid a Russian airstrike campaign. (AP PHOTO) Credit: AP Ukraine drones strike Russian fuel depot, substations Tom Balmforth and Olena HarmashReutersApril 21, 2024 5:16AM Topics Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the Link

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US House approves aid package worth billions for Ukraine, Israel

The United States House of Representatives with broad bipartisan support has passed a $95bn legislative package providing security assistance to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, despite bitter objections from Republican hardliners. The legislation proceeded on Saturday to the Democratic-majority Senate, which passed a similar measure more than two months ago. US leaders from Democratic President Joe Biden to top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell had been urging embattled Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson to bring it up for a vote. The Senate is expected to pass the measure next week, sending it to Biden to sign into law. The bills provide about $61bn to address the conflict in Ukraine, including $23bn to replenish US weapons, stocks and facilities; $26bn for Israel, including $9bn for humanitarian needs; and $8bn for the Asia Pacific, including Taiwan. Zelenskyy thanks the House Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy expressed his thanks, saying US lawmakers moved to keep “history on the right track” by supporting his country after it was invaded by Russia. “The vital US aid bill passed today by the House will keep the war from expanding, save thousands and thousands of lives, and help both of our nations to become stronger,” Zelenskyy said on X. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, meanwhile, said the new US legislation would “deepen crisis throughout the world”. “Military assistance to the Kyiv regime is direct sponsorship of terrorist activity,” Zakharova said on Telegram. It was unclear how quickly the new military funding for Ukraine will be depleted, likely causing calls for further action by Congress. Biden, who had urged Congress since last year to approve the additional aid to Ukraine, said in a statement: “It comes at a moment of grave urgency, with Israel facing unprecedented attacks from Iran and Ukraine under continued bombardment from Russia.” The vote on passage of the Ukraine funding was 311-112. Only 101 Republicans supported the legislation, with 112 voting against it. Al Jazeera’s Patty Culhane, reporting from Washington, said the number of Republicans who voted against the bill at the House is significantly high. “It is very notable that 112 Republicans voted ‘no’ for different reasons,” she said. “Some believe the European Union should do more to help Ukraine, while some others said the money should be spent at home and Ukraine has no accountability on how it spends the funds. “This package passed, but it calls into question what might happen next if Ukraine needs more funds in the future,” our correspondent added. House backs Israel Meanwhile, the House’s actions during a rare Saturday session put on display some cracks in what is generally solid support for Israel within Congress. Saturday’s vote, in which the Israel aid was passed 366-58, had 37 Democrats and 21 Republicans in opposition. Al Jazeera’s Culhane said the Democrats who voted against the bill on Israel were very vocal in their criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “The number might not sound like a lot … but this is really remarkable. It would be unimaginable a decade or two ago,” she said. “I believe it shows a great shift in the Democratic Party.” Passage of the long-awaited legislation was closely watched by US defence contractors, who could be in line for huge contracts to supply equipment for Ukraine and other US partners. House Speaker Johnson this week chose to ignore ouster threats by hardline members of his fractious 218-213 majority and push forward the measure that includes funding for Ukraine as it struggles to fight off the two-year Russian invasion. The unusual four-bill package also contains a measure that includes a threat to ban the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok and the potential transfer of seized Russian assets to Ukraine. Some Republicans repeatedly raised the threat of remove Johnson, who became speaker in October after his predecessor, Kevin McCarthy, was taken down by party hardliners.

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Reader letter: Move federal election date forward, not back

If the Liberals truly believe that a “strong democracy begins with enabling all Canadians to freely exercise their fundamental right to choose their representative,” then why not call an election now? The savings would be huge! Tim Fuerth Kingsville Send letters to the editor to letters@windsorstar.com. (Don’t send them as attachments; put them in the body of the emails). Letters must include your full name, address and phone number. (We will only publish your name and the municipality where you live). Letters must be fewer than 300 words. The Star reserves the right to edit, condense and reject letters.

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Ober throws 6 solid innings as Twins stop 5-game slide by edging Tigers 4-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bailey Ober pitched six solid innings, and the Minnesota Twins stopped a five-game slide by edging the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday. Byron Buxton and Austin Martin each had two hits for Minnesota, which scored three runs on sacrifice flies. Wenceel Pérez, Javier Báez and Kerry Carpenter each drove in a run for Detroit. Matt Vierling had two of the Tigers’ five hits. Ober (1-1) struck out six and walked one. He retired his first 13 batters, and his streak of shutout innings reached 15 before Pérez’s RBI triple in the sixth. The 6-foot-9 right-hander has allowed eight hits and two earned runs in 16 innings over three starts since he was rocked for eight runs in 1 1/3 innings in his first outing on March 31. Minnesota’s bullpen nearly wasted Ober’s start. Báez made it 4-2 when he doubled home Vierling in the seventh. But Cole Sands limited the damage by retiring Parker Meadows on a popup to third and striking out pinch-hitter Mark Canha. Carpenter’s eighth-inning single off Kody Funderburk got the Tigers within one, but Matt Bowman retired Vierling to end the inning. Griffin Jax tossed a scoreless ninth for his second save. Parker Meadows flew out to the warning track for the final out. Reese Olson (0-3) allowed five hits in five innings for the Tigers, striking out four. Just two of the four runs he allowed were earned. Detroit has allowed at least two unearned runs in four straight games. A couple of fifth-inning infield errors put the Twins up 4-0. Martin reached on a throwing error by Báez to start the inning and scored three hitters later on a miscue by Spencer Torkelson that could have been an inning-ending double play. A sacrifice fly by Trevor Larnach scored Ryan Jeffers. Willi Castro hit a sacrifice fly in the second, and Jeffers had one in the third. TRAINER’S ROOM Tigers: 3B Gio Urshela was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain. INF Buddy Kennedy was recalled from Triple-A Toledo. Twins: Athletic trainer Nick Paparesta said SS Carlos Correa, sidelined by a mild intercostal strain, has been making good rehab progress and is expected to begin some baseball activity next week. … Closer Jhoan Duran (right oblique strain) is expected to pitch at Triple-A next week. UP NEXT The three-game series concludes Sunday with Detroit’s Casey Mize (0-0, 4.11 ERA) and Minnesota’s Louie Varland (0-3, 8.36 ERA) taking the mound. ___ AP MLB: https://apnews.com/hub/MLB

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Chicago’s response to migrant influx stirs longstanding frustrations among Black residents

CHICAGO (AP) — The closure of Wadsworth Elementary School in 2013 was a blow to residents of the majority-Black neighborhood it served, symbolizing a city indifferent to their interests. So when the city reopened Wadsworth last year to shelter hundreds of migrants without seeking community input, it added insult to injury. Across Chicago, Black residents are frustrated that long-standing needs are not being met while the city’s newly arrived are cared for with a sense of urgency, and with their tax dollars. “Our voices are not valued nor heard,” says Genesis Young, a lifelong Chicagoan who lives near Wadsworth. Chicago is one of several big American cities grappling with a surge of migrants. The Republican governor of Texas has been sending them by the busload to highlight his grievances with the Biden administration’s immigration policy. To manage the influx, Chicago has already spent more than $300 million of city, state and federal funds to provide housing, health care, education and more to over 38,000 mostly South American migrants who have arrived in the city since 2022, desperate for help. The speed with which these funds were marshaled has stirred widespread resentment among Black Chicagoans. But community leaders are trying to ease racial tensions and channel the public’s frustrations into agitating for the greater good. The outcry over migrants in Chicago and other large Democrat-led cities is having wider implications in an election year: The Biden administration is now advocating a more restrictive approach to immigration in its negotiations with Republicans in Congress. Since the Wadsworth building reopened as a shelter, Young has felt “extreme anxiety” because of the noise, loitering and around-the-clock police presence that came with it. More than anything, she and other neighbors say it is a reminder of problems that have been left unsolved for years, including high rates of crime, unemployment and homelessness. “I definitely don’t want to seem insensitive to them and them wanting a better life. However, if you can all of a sudden come up with all these millions of dollars to address their housing, why didn’t you address the homeless issue here,” said Charlotte Jackson, the owner of a bakery and restaurant in the South Loop neighborhood. “For so long we accepted that this is how things had to be in our communities,” said Chris Jackson, who co-founded the bakery with his wife. “This migrant crisis has made many people go: ‘Wait a minute, no it doesn’t.’” Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson declined to comment for this story. The city received more than $200 million from the state and federal government to help care for migrants after Johnson appealed to Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and President Joe Biden. The president will be in Chicago in August to make his reelection pitch at the 2024 Democratic National Convention. Some Black Chicagoans are protesting the placement of shelters in their neighborhoods, but others aim to turn the adversity into an opportunity. “Chicago is a microcosm to the rest of the nation,” said the Rev. Janette C. Wilson, national executive director of the civil rights group PUSH for Excellence. Black communities have faced discrimination and underinvestment for decades and are justifiably frustrated, Wilson said. The attention the migrants are receiving is deserved, she added, but it’s also a chance for cities to reflect on their responsibility to all underserved communities. “There is a moral imperative to take care of everybody,” Wilson said. After nearly two years of acrimony, the city has begun to curb some accommodations for migrants – which has caused its own backlash. The city last month started evicting migrants who overstayed a 60-day limit at shelters, prompting condemnation from immigrant rights groups and from residents worried about public safety. Marlita Ingram, a school guidance counselor who lives in the South Shore neighborhood, said she is concerned about the resources being shared “equitably” between migrants and longtime residents. But she also believes “it doesn’t have to be a competition” and sympathizes with the nearly 6,000 migrant children now enrolled in Chicago’s public schools. As the potential for racial strife rises, some activists are pointing to history as a cautionary tale. Hundreds of thousands of Black southerners moved to Chicago in the early 20th century in search of greater freedoms and economic opportunities. White Chicagoans at the time accused them of receiving disproportionate resources from the city, and in 1919 tensions boiled over. In a surge of racist attacks in cities across the U.S. that came to be known as “Red Summer,” white residents burned large swaths of Chicago’s Black neighborhoods and killed 38 Black people, including by lynching. “Those white folks were, like, ‘Hell no, they’re coming here, they’re taking our jobs,’” said Richard Wallace, founder of Equity and Transformation, a majority-Black community group that co-hosted in a forum in March to improve dialogue between Black and Latino residents. He hears echoes of that past bigotry — intentional or not — when Black Chicagoans complain about the help being given to migrants. “How did we become like the white folks who were resisting our people coming to the city of the Chicago?” he said. Labor and immigrant rights organizers have worked for years to tamp down divisions between working class communities. But the migrant crisis has created tensions between the city’s large Mexican American community and recently arrived migrants, many of whom hail from Venezuela. “If left unchecked, we all panic, we’re all scared, we’re going to retreat to our corners,” said Leone Jose Bicchieri, executive director of Working Family Solidarity, a majority-Hispanic labor rights group. “The truth is that this city wouldn’t work without Black and Latino people.” Black Americans’ views on immigration and diversity are expansive. The Civil Rights Movement was instrumental in pushing the U.S. to adopt a more inclusive immigration policy. About half of Black Americans say the United States’ diverse population makes the country strong, including 30% who say it makes the U.S. “much stronger,” according to a March poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Many leaders in Black neighborhoods in and around Chicago are trying to strike a balance between acknowledging the tensions without exacerbating them. “Our church is divided on the migrant crisis,” said the Rev. Chauncey Brown, pastor of Second Baptist Church in Maywood, Illinois, a majority-Black suburb of Chicago where some migrants are living in shelters. There has been a noticeable uptick of non-English speakers in the pews, many of whom have said they are migrants in need of food and other services, Brown said. Some church members cautioned him against speaking out in support of migrants or allotting more church resources to them. But he said the Bible’s teachings are clear on this issue. “When a stranger enters your land, you are to care for them as if they are one of your own,” he said. ____ Matt Brown is a member of the AP’s Race and Ethnicity team. 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Drag performer speaks to anti-Israel Yale hunger strikers — without condemning homophobic Hamas

A drag performer spoke to anti-Israel hunger strikers at Yale University about higher education being a “capitalist necropolitical machine” — but failed to mention that Hamas is anti-LGBTQIA+ rights. “No matter how many equity seminars you hold, how many DEI committees you form, how many land acknowledgments you produce …we know that educational institutions are crafted as corporate legacies of entrapment, confinement and ideological regulation,” drag performer Tifa Wine told the hunger strikers Friday clad in a , according to a video from independent reporter Stu. The performer — wearing a red cape and jumpsuit with a keffiyeh scarf — went on to lament the “genocides and dispossessions” that “made Yale University … possible as a capitalist necropolitical machine” as she addressed the crowd at the New Haven campus’ Beinecke Plaza. When not performing in drag, Tifa Wine — also known as Ryan Persadie — is a visiting instructor of gender, sexuality and intersectionality studies at Connecticut College, according to his online profile. On Friday, the Yale hunger strikers were on their sixth day of forgoing food as part of their demonstration to push the university to divest from weapons manufacturers affiliated with Israel’s war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The movement has grown into a solidarity encampment styled after a similar protest at Columbia University in New York City. Wine’s failure to condemn Hamas’ Oct. 7 terror attack on Israel in her remarks drew some criticism online, including a scathing reply on X from science writer Amy Alkon. “There’s one place in the Middle East where gays and lesbians and trans people can live peacefully…Yes, Israel,” Alkon claimed. In the aftermath of Hamas’ Oct. 7 terror attack and Israel’s bombardment of the Gaza Strip, some Israel supporters have pointed to the country’s relatively liberal line of gay and trans issues in contrast to the terror group. Although Israel does not perform same-sex marriages, it does recognize same-sex unions performed outside the country. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation was also outlawed there in 1992, and a landmark 2008 decision allowed same-sex couples to adopt children. Tel Aviv — which has an annual Pride parade and a gay beach — was nicknamed the “gay capital of the Middle East” by Out magazine in 2007. The Israeli government has also come under fire, however, for supposedly “pinkwashing,” or elevating claims about the country’s friendliness to LGBTQIA+ people and causes, to mask more conservative elements of the culture. In a 2009 paper, CUNY professor and writer Sarah Schulman suggested that the emphasis on LGBTQIA+ issues was a part of a concerted push to market Israel as an ideal democracy. Three years earlier, a Jerusalem Post report revealed that the Israeli Foreign Ministry was consciously promoting “Gay Israel” to drum up support from liberal Americans and Europeans. But while Israel has a score of 64/100 on the LGBTQ+ Equality Index, the Palestinian territories have a score of 6/100. Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, has a documented history of violence toward LGBTQIA+ individuals, including the 2016 murder of one of its own military commanders who was accused of having sex with a man, the New York Times reported. There are also reports of incidents of anti-gay violence in the West Bank, which is governed by the Palestinian National Authority, CBS said. “I welcome the LGBTQ community to go to Gaza…They’re going to get lynched and murdered,” Israeli clumnist Hillel Fuld told the outlet in response to groups that typically support LGBTQIA+ rights speaking out against the ongoing war.

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Adeduntan steps down as First Bank CEO after nine-year stint

The Managing Director of First Bank Nigeria Limited, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, has tendered his resignation. Adeduntan’s departure marks the end of his nine-year tenure, during which he supervised the bank’s operations and strategic direction for three terms. First Bank is poised to unveil Adeduntan’s successor, who will spearhead the bank’s expansion initiatives amidst fierce competition in the financial sector. Checks indicate that Adeduntan, who has held the esteemed position of MD since July 2014 and CEO since 2016, announced his decision to resign immediately, eight months before his tenure expires on December 31, 2024. He would commence his pre-retirement leave from Saturday, April 20, 2024, the resignation letter noted. Adeduntan also stated in his resignation letter that he was leaving to pursue other interests, ThisDay reports. The resignation letter reads, “As you are aware, my contract would expire on December 31, 2024, after which I would no longer be eligible for employment within the bank having served as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of FirstBank for a record time of nine years. “During this period, the bank and its subsidiaries have undergone significant transformations and achieved remarkable milestones. We have successfully repositioned the institution as a leading financial powerhouse in Africa. However, I have decided to retire effective from April 20, 2024, to pursue other interests. “I am eternally grateful to the board of directors of FirstBank and FBN Holdings Plc for the support that I received from them during my stewardship. I wish our iconic institution continued success and progress as we move into the next phase of its evolution. Warm regards.” Meanwhile, an insider source who is not authorised to publicly comment on the issue said the Board of Directors of First Bank met over the sudden departure of its MD on Saturday. In a significant development, the meeting discussed ways of mitigating the effects of Adedutan’s sudden pre-retirement leave, which he said should take effect from today. The source further stated that Adedutan conveyed his decision to quit eight months before his scheduled retirement to the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hassan Odukale. Sources said some directors are prevailing on Adedutan to rescind his decision in the interest of the bank, but he is determined to quit ” to pursue other interests. “ Adeduntan obtained his veterinary medicine degree from the University of Ibadan in 1992. Subsequently, Cranfield University, UK, honoured him with a Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, and he completed an MBA at the same institution. In 2014, Adeduntan commenced his tenure at First Bank, starting as the chief financial officer, before advancing to become an executive director. Before this, he played a pivotal role at the Africa Finance Corporation, serving as its inaugural chief financial officer/business manager and later as a director. Adeduntan’s professional expertise spans investment finance, commercial and investment banking, consulting, and audit. He previously held senior management roles at KPMG, a prominent auditing and professional services firm, and served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Citibank Nigeria Limited.

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Kourtney Kardashian says she’s ‘much kinder to herself’ now that she’s older

Kourtney Kardashian said that she has been much kinder to herself as she’s grown older. In an interview with People, a source said that the eldest Kardashian sister is intent on enjoying her life and giving herself grace when necessary. She told the outlet that she’s focused on prioritising those closest to her in the next chapter of her life. “Kourtney is one of these people that just gets better with age,” the source said, reflecting on how much the star has changed on the heels of her turning 45. “As she’s getting older, things that mattered in the past, no longer [matter] to her.” “She is much kinder to herself, tries not to stress, and is very happy with life,” they added. They noted that the reality TV star is “in a great place” thanks to focusing on “a lot of family time” instead of work. They reportedly credit Kardashian’s husband, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, with being a huge help in her journey to find “inner peace” and as a result, “seems calmer, much happier and content with life.” The drummer celebrated the Kardashians star’s 45th birthday with an Instagram carousel of photos that looked back on some of their most precious moments and milestones together. In one snap, the mom of four is in bed and cuddling with their newborn son, Rocky Thirteen. Kardashian previously welcomed children Mason Dash, 14, Penelope Scotland, 11, and Reign Aston, 9, with ex-partner Scott Disick. Other photos show her and Barker sharing a sweet smooch in front of an airplane as he holds Rocky and of the pair canoodling in the back of a boat. “Happy Birthday to my beautiful wife, soulmate and best friend forever. I love you, I love our life together,” Barker wrote in the post’s caption. “Thank you for being the most amazing wife a person could ask for. Here’s to many more years of adventures together.” Days earlier, Kardashian shared that she had celebrated her birthday earlier with a variety of fun cakes, posting a carousel of all the cakes she enjoyed on Instagram. One of the cakes featured a cheeky cake topper that poked fun at one of the most memed moments from her family’s reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians. The cake topper read, “Happy Birthday To The Most Exciting To Look At.” The cake topper specifically referenced a tense argument she had with her younger sister, Kim Kardashian, in which the latter attacked Kourtney for supposedly not being as ambitious or influential as her. Other cakes had “Just Living Life” written in blue icing, referencing a classic Kourtney line from the show, and “Aries Baby,” nodding to the Lemme founder’s zodiac sign.

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