Having watched Framing Britney Spears, she empathised with the singer and the “traumatising” experiences she had to endure at the hands of the paparazzi and tabloids.
In a lengthy statement on Instagram, Kardashian said: “No one deserves to be treated with such cruelty or judgement for entertainment.”
The businesswoman admitted she had also been “broken” during her first pregnancy with daughter North.
She explained she had suffered from preeclampsia, a hypertensive disorder that caused her to “swell uncontrollably”.
"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,” Kardashian wrote.
The 40-year-old said she was “shamed on a weekly basis” by front-page headlines, and unflattering photos which only exacerbated her insecurities.
She added: “I couldn’t leave the house for months after. It really broke me.”
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