Kourtney Kardashian Under Fire for Posting a Photo of Her 4-Year-Old Daughter Penelope Wearing a Lip Ring

Kourtney Kardashian Under Fire for Posting a Photo of Her 4-Year-Old Daughter Penelope Wearing a Lip Ring

Kourtney Kardashian has come under fire for posting a photo of her 4-year-old daughter, Penelope, wearing a lip ring.

The mom of three shared a selfie with her little girl on Instagram on Monday, February 27, and pointed out the controversial piece of jewelry.

"Our Oscar Sunday,” she captioned the shot, in which they are both in their dressing gowns. “Yes, that's a lip ring. Thanks @kimkardashian."

While it's unclear if the ring — given to her by her aunt Kim Kardashian — is real or fake, Kourtney’s social media followers flipped out.

Our Oscar Sunday. Yes, that's a lip ring. Thanks @kimkardashian

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“A child shouldn’t have that. Period,” one angry person commented.

“You got your little daughter a lip ring? And parent of the year goessss to,” wrote another.

Others berated the 37-year-old, adding: “Why don’t you just add a belly button ring too” and “When I was her age I wasn’t even allowed to wear nail polish.”

While many pointed out that it probably wasn’t real, commenters didn't back down.

Penelope is emulating her famous aunt’s style, since she’s been pictured wearing a similar piece of jewelry recently.

The photo comes just weeks after Us Weekly revealed Kourtney rejected her ex-boyfriend Scott Disick’s marriage proposal during a four-day trip to Costa Rica.

The couple and their three children, Mason, 7, Penelope and Reign, 2, were vacationing when he casually popped the question.

But a source told Us that while she’s happy to coparent with him, “Kourtney is over being with him.”

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