Kanye West gifts Kim Kardashian a lifelike hologram of her late father Robert Kardashian

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  • Kanye West gifted Kim Kardashian a "lifelike" hologram of her father for her 40th birthday. 
  • "I am so proud of the woman that you've become, Kimberly," Robert Kardashian, who died in 2003, tells Kim, "and all that you've accomplished."
  • Kim shared a clip of Robert's hologram on Twitter. The reality star has received a lot of backlash for her 40th birthday celebration posts in recent days.

Kim Kardashian is not done celebrating turning 40 – despite the memes.

The reality star took to social media on Thursday to share that Kanye West got her "the most thoughtful gift of a lifetime" – "a special surprise from heaven" – a lifelike hologram of her late father, Robert Kardashian.

Kim shared a clip, with Robert speaking directly to the mother of four.

"You look beautiful, just like when you were a little girl," he tells Kim in the video. "I watch over you, and your sisters and brother, and the kids every day, "he says, before singing and reminding Kim of the song they'd sing together while driving to school.

"I am so proud of the woman that you've become, Kimberly," he continues, "and all that you've accomplished."

To top it all off, Robert, gifted to Kim by Kanye, says: "You married the most, most, most, most, most genius man in the whole world, Kanye West."


The post comes after Kim received quite a bit of backlash for sharing photos from her island getaway to celebrate her birthday.

"After 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine, I surprised my closest inner circle with a trip to a private island where we could pretend things were normal just for a brief moment in time," Kim wrote, and Twitter ran with it, calling her post "tone deaf".

Many took to social media sharing the same words, creating a meme of sorts with photos far more menacing, reports The Guardian, as they shared scenes from Parasite to comment on economic inequality, and The Red Wedding episode from Game of Thrones.


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