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KENDALL Jenner is under fire for keeping up a photo of herself posing in front of the Astroworld Festival stage ahead of the deadly crowd surge that claimed the life of eight attendees and injured many others.
The model, 26, was photographed standing in front of the stage, designed to look like a mountain.
She appeared to be smiling and sipping on a drink.
In a second photo she was shown walking away from the photographer and smiling once again.
Kendall has not deleted the photos, despite receiving backlash in the comments.
One Instagram user wrote: "Where 8 people were just killed? Yeah, no thanks."
Other commenters called the stage a "sacrificial alter" and "death mountain."
A critic slammed Kendall, writing: "Considering that you're probably standing where someone died tonight you might want to put this in your archive."
Kendal isn't the only member of the Kardashian-Jenner family getting called out in the wake of the horrific accident.
On Friday, 50,000 fans flocked to Travis Scott's Astroworld festival.
As the rapper performed, a massive crowd pushed forward, leaving eight peopledead and many more injured.
While the tragedy occurred, many of the Kardashians were at a party celebrating Kris Jenner's birthday.
They posted videos laughing and singing karaoke. Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker were among the guests in attendance.
Kourtney, 42, and Travis, 45, were caught on video cuddling close in a chair.
Kim and Khloe sang, danced and laughed with Kris.
Kourtney was criticized again for promoting her lifestyle website Poosh on Instagram hours after the incident.
Similarly, Khloe was attacked for posting a sexy selfie with Scott Disick from the concert, captioning it: "About last night."
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In 2017, she was bashed and mocked for appearing in a Pepsi commercialnoin which she ended a stand-off between police and protesters with Pepsi.
Although Kendall is far less controversial than her siblings, she is no stranger to controversy.
Viewers noted striking similarities between the imagery and that of a young woman, Ieshia Evans, standing up to armed police during a Baton Rouge protest after the shooting death of Alton Sterling.
People across the globe took to social media to pick apart the controversial commercial.
Charlotte Church tweeted: "This makes me sick," retweeting Kris Jenner's support of the advertisement.
Kashana Cauly wrote: "So all us dark people have to do is convince a cop that the Pepsi we're holding isn't a gun."
Kendall retreated from the limelight after the backlash.
She was spotted out in Los Angeles a handful of times, but hid her face from cameras.
A source told The Sun at the time: "Kendall is absolutely heartbroken by now everything has turned out, she had no idea it would end up like this.
"She's taking time out from the limelight to come to terms with everything.
"It's very upsetting for her, she never meant for any of this to happen."
The commercial was eventually pulled, but hasn't been forgotten.
Kendall expressed her sadness about the backlash during an episode of KUWTK.
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