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Kim Kardashian BLASTS The Wall Street Journal By Taking Out A Full-Page Ad In The New York Times — & Here's Why!

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Kim Kardashian West continues to use her platform to raise awareness about something very near and dear to her heart.

As a response to that Wall Street Journal advertisement paid for by Turkic Platform effectively denying the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians back in 1915 — the Armenian Educational Foundation took out a full-page ad of their own in the New York Times using the reality star's original blog post from back in April to blast the WSJ.

As you may recall, "no stranger to BS in the press," the 35-year-old denounced the outlet for agreeing to run such a "shameful and unacceptable" ad at the beginning of this year.

Related: Khloé & Kim Visit Armenia

At the time, KKW penned to her website:

"For the Wall Street Journal to publish something like this is reckless, upsetting and dangerous. It's one thing when a crappy tabloid profits from a made-up scandal, but for a trusted publication like WSJ to profit from genocide – it's shameful and unacceptable."

Kanye West's wife also blasted the trusted publication's stance that is was publishing a "provocative viewpoint" by arguing:

"Advocating the denial of a genocide by the country responsible for it — that's not publishing a 'provocative viewpoint,' that's spreading lies. It's totally morally irresponsible, and most of all, it's dangerous."

Tell 'em how you really feel, Kimmy!

The Armenian Educational Foundation used Kim's poignant letter to relay their own message, all the while thanking the KUWTK star for putting a spotlight on the issue.

You can see the full NYT response (below):

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Kim Kardashian BLASTS The Wall Street Journal For Running An Ad Denying The Armenian Genocide

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Kim Kardashian West, FTW!!!

The reality star may mostly be known for her style and curves, but she loves her Armenian heritage and always stands up for it.

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After finding out that an ad denying the Armenian Genocide ran in the Wall Street Journal during the 101st anniversary of the massacre, Kim took to her website to write a passionate condemnation of the newspaper:

"My family and I are no strangers to BS in the press. We've learned to brush it off. Lies make good headlines, good headlines make great covers, great covers sell magazines. But when I heard about this full-page ad that ran in the Wall Street Journal denying the Armenian genocide, I couldn't just brush it off."

She continued:

"The ad was paid for by Turkic Platform. I won't list the group's website, as I don't want to give them the traffic, but basically they say that not as many people died as historians say, and that the Armenians were to blame. For the Wall Street Journal to publish something like this is reckless, upsetting and dangerous. It's one thing when a sh–ty tabloid profits from a made-up scandal, but for a trusted publication like WSJ to profit from genocide — it's shameful and unacceptable. Why is it that every time we take one step forward, we take two steps back?"

We couldn't agree more. It was shameless and irresponsible for the Wall Street Journal, and the reasoning they provided to Gawker is appalling:

"We accept a wide range of advertisements, including those with provocative viewpoints. While we review ad copy for issues of taste, the varied and divergent views expressed belong to the advertisers."

That is so interesting. Would they also run "provocative" ads denying the genocide in Darfur, the Holocaust, the Trail of Tears, slavery, and every other atrocity throughout human history?

Stay classy, WSJ! Hope that ad revenue was worth it!

MAJOR props to Kim for calling them out!

[Image via AKM-GSI.]

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Kim Kardashian Remembers The 100th Anniversary Of The Armenian Genocide With An Emotional And Heartfelt Tribute

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Gone, but never, ever forgotten.

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide — and Kim Kardashian West took to her Instagram to pay tribute to all of the 1.5 million lives lost.

The reality star shared a photo of the day she, Khloe Kardashian, and her cousins visited the Armenian genocide memorial at Tsitsernakaberd in Yerevan.

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Kim K. wrote in honor of the anniversary:

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Kim & Khloe Kardashian Share A Somber Moment At The Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex

Kim and Khloe Kardashian visit the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex.

Kim Kardashian West and Khloe Kardashian are making the most of their trip to Armenia!

In a touching move, the sisters visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex while in the capital on Friday, even bringing roses.

And while paying their respects to the victims, the Kardashians clearly looked emotionally affected standing by the eternal flame.

[ Related: Kim & Khloe Pay A Visit To Armenia's Prime Minister ]

Though they still totally chose to stand out in those bold jumpsuits!

Kimmy had everyone's attention in her flared red number, while Koko was made up in her one-shouldered version.

Maybe a more toned down look and less vibrant makeup would have fit the somber moment better?

At least in the end, the sisters were bringing recognition to the genocide.

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Kim & Khloe Kardashian Sit Down With Armenia's Prime Minister — But Did Everything Go As Planned?! Find Out HERE!

Kim & Khloe Kardashian meet with the Prime Minister of Armenia!

Wow! Kim Kardashian West and Khloe Kardashian are getting around.

Well, Armenia that is!

The sisters, along with two of their cousins, were invited to the meet with the country's Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan on Thursday, just days ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.

It's no wonder they wanted to look extra put together!

[ Related: Kim & Khloe Are Greeted By Tons Of Fans In Armenia ]

And while they probably didn't talk about how Kanye West's upcoming album is coming along or new Kim Kardashian: Hollywood updates, it was reported that they spoke about raising recognition for the genocide.

Considering how vocal Kim has been about it, we're glad they did! The Public Radio of Armenia said:

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