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Critics Slam The Kardashians' 'Vapid' Cuba Vacation

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May. 5 2016, Updated 12:49 p.m. ET

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The Kardashian klan made a big entrance into Cuba this week, with the Keeping Up With The Kardashians camera crew and luxurious luggage in tow for their visit — but it wasn't well received.

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Sister Khloe Kardashian kept their visit well documented, posting dozens of photos of the family.

Some of the 31-year-old's posts even weaved Kanye West's Life of Pablo album into the mix, as one picture of the group — including Kim and Kourtney — was captioned: "Pablo was here! Cuba."

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Others documented activities like cigar smoking, sightseeing and more.

But critics quickly slammed the family's high-profile visit to the financially struggling country. One U.S. representative even publicly bashed the reality stars' so-called frivolous trip to Havana.

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"I know it's cool for celebrities to go to Cuba, but the Cuban people don't experience the glamorous Havana that is featured on social media," South Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen told PEOPLE magazine in a statement. "Far from photo shoots and fruity drinks, everyday Cubans experience a different, sad reality."

"Now, the Kardashians are parachuting into the island to tape their vapid TV show," she continued. "Haven't the Cuban people suffered enough?"


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