People Are Slamming Kim Kardashian For Posting A Shirtless Photo Of Reign Disick For All The Wrong Reasons

Ad failed to load

If there are two things the Kardashian family is best at, it's taking pictures and sticking close to family. But sometimes that gets them in trouble. Most recently, people are slamming Kim Kardashian for a shirtless picture of Reign, her sister Kourtney's youngest son. The picture is part of a series Kim has been posting for the 25 days of Christmas. The photos were taken by Eli Russell Linnetz, as she shared on Instagram, and so far each one features a Kardashian baby on a white set, wearing blue jeans, looking classic AF. It's really going to make a great Christmas card.

The first one featured her own son, Saint, going through a stack of boxes, presumably Christmas presents, with his shirt off and a pair of jeans. The second was her daughter, North, in a ribbed white tank and jeans, looking up at a woman, presumably Kim (the photo cuts off before it hits the person's neck). The third features Kourtney's son, Reign, close-up, with his long hair loose, in jeans, with his shirt off.

The picture of Saint with his shirt off features the baby way off in the distance, so maybe that's why people weren't flipping out over it. In this picture, though, Reign is front and center. Also, many who don't keep up with the family might have missed the memo that Kourtney likes to keep her babies' hair long, almost like a "girl," which for some people makes the photo more egregious. For all of these alleged reasons and likely more, people are losing their minds over the picture.

Ad failed to load

Here's The Series So Far

Ad failed to load

And The "Offensive" Photo Of Reign

These photos are beautifully done, and likely make up one great, huge portrait of the family. Collecting professional family portraits is something the KarJenners just do. Remember how momager Kris Jenner used to keep a photo of naked pregnant Kourtney in her room? Or her never-ending hallway of pics of her daughters in her Calabasas home and office? One of the major ways some paparazzi think they've confirmed Kylie Jenner and Khloé Kardashian's rumored pregnancies is that they were allegedly spotted on their way to a pregnancy photo shoot, according to Us Weekly.

Ad failed to load

This is all to say, when you're the Kardashian and Jenner sisters, you get amazingly artistic photos taken of you and your family all the time. So it's pretty safe to assume that Kourtney knows about this image of her son and likely approved of Kim posting it on social media. Her kids have been running around in their diapers on KUTWK since they were born (literally, Kourtney's been filmed actually pulling them out of her body) and she often posts pics of her kids, too.

Yet, people are losing their minds for a number of reasons. For one, they think it's wrong of Kim to post a pic that's not of her child. Others think she's sexualizing Reign, while even more people acknowledge that it's just "predators" out there who might sexualize the picture. Then, oddly, some people are telling others to not worry about the topless pic simply because it's a boy, as if young boys can't or won't be sexualized, when that's just not true.

Ad failed to load

People Were Worried About The Crazies & The Sickos

Ad failed to load
Ad failed to load

Others Accused Her Of Exploiting Reign

Ad failed to load
Ad failed to load

Other People Were Just Mean AF

Ad failed to load
Ad failed to load

But, Other Fans Did Have Her Back

Ad failed to load

People are right — there are gross, terrible, people in the world. But it's up to every parent to decide whether or not they want to share pictures of their kids on social media. If Kourtney and Kim want to share pictures of their toddlers in their birthday suits, celebrating them, they can and should. There should be nothing sexual about a kid laughing on a Christmas card, or kissing his mom, or seriously, doing anything.

Ad failed to load

What's more troublesome are the people who claim that it's NBD because he's a boy and not because people shouldn't sexualize kids. Others took more issue with the picture because they assumed it was of a little girl (because of their ideas about gendered haircuts), though they had no problem with the similar picture of Saint with his shirt off.

That, in the famous words of Joe Biden, is malarkey. And very sexist. All bodies deserve to be celebrated and protected and the Kardashian women obviously know what they're doing by posting images of their children.

If anyone thinks there's something sexual with that picture, it says more about them than the KarJenner family. Let baby Reign live.

Ad failed to load

Check out Romper's new video series, Romper's Doula Diaries:

Watch full episodes of Romper's Doula Diaries on Facebook Watch.

Ad failed to load

Ad failed to load
Must Reads

Umm, Toys "R" Us Has A BOGO 50 Percent Off Deal So You Better Stock Up

After the holidays, you were probably hoping that your kid's massive toy collection would keep him entertained for a little while, at least. But that was wishful thinking, wasn't it? Because now that a couple of months have passed, all those must-hav…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

Turns Out, Kim Kardashian's Favorite Mom Products Look A Lot Like Your Own Faves

Being a mom is really hard work, especially for the first few months, and Kim Kardashian West is no different in that regard. Now the mother of three, Kardashian says that there are a few products she just can't live without when it comes to raising …
By Abi Berwager Schreier

These 9 Instant Pot Recipes Will Make Even The Pickiest Eater Happy At The Table

Like any parent, I've had my share of parenting hits and misses, but one of my favorite "wins" is my daughter's diverse palate. I don't even know if I can take credit for it, but I would like to think I had something to do with her love for lentils, …
By Caroline Shannon-Karasik

Soda Might Hurt Your Fertility, Study Says, & Here's What You Can Do

Who doesn't love sugary drinks? I stopped drinking soda years ago, but I still love gulping down those fancy Starbucks coffee beverages. I don't have a big sweet tooth, but I am a sucker for sugar-sweetened beverages every now-and-then. Turns out, th…
By Annamarya Scaccia

10 Things No One Tells You About Having A Baby In Your 30s

If you're like me, you evaluate the pros and cons of any major life decision. When my husband and I were considering starting a family, I thought about my career, education, and financial stability. I wanted to know how a pregnancy and childbirth wou…
By Steph Montgomery

This Woman Thought She Had An Eyelash Stuck In Her Eye. Then It Moved.

I'm not a person who is easily icked out. As a kid, I collected bugs and thought I was going to be an entomologist and asked Santa Claus for ant farms and nets to catch bees. I'm still super curious about anything that flies and crawls, which might s…
By Karen Fratti

A Hot Mess Mom's Guide To Surviving Winter

As I sit here at my home office in Connecticut, it's cold. Damn cold. Winter is a rough season in New England and it's even worse when you're a parent and have to manage cooped up, restless children. It's even worse when you're a hot mess as it is, u…
By Jamie Kenney

5 Red Flags Your Toddler Isn't Eating Enough

Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters, at least in my experience. You offer mashed potatoes, they want french fries. You give them crackers, they scream for chips. It's frustrating, to be sure, but it's usually their way of vying for independence. It…
By Candace Ganger

11 Ways Your Pregnancy Will Be Different If You Have A Boy Vs A Girl

If you've been pregnant before, you might start comparing your previous pregnancies to that of your current pregnancy. A lot of things can change from pregnancy to pregnancy, based on a whole host of different factors (including how well you remember…
By Lauren Schumacker

35 Moms Share The Most Disgusting Things Their Husbands Do

I'm a human being who revels in challenges. I like when people present me with one, especially if they don't think I can meet or succeed it, and I like taking a challenge on, especially if it's unexpected. So when I aimed to uncover the most disgusti…
By Jamie Kenney

How Having Kids In Your 20s Affects You Later In Life

For parents, like myself, who had kids in their 20s, there are a number of questions that come to mind. When you're deciding what your future will look like, you'll likely consider what this means for your health, career, and more down the line. Thin…
By Tessa Shull

8 Reasons I Let My Toddler Play Outside Unsupervised

I'm not a helicopter mom, but I'm not exactly a free-range parent either. I like to think of myself as safely ensconced somewhere in the middle. I insist on certain safety measures, like car seats and helmets. I prefer to keep my 2-year-old in my sig…
By Kimmie Fink

12 Moms Share How They Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Unfortunately, we're in the middle of the roughest flu seasons in recent memory. And we’re not totally out of the woods, either. People around the country are still getting the flu, and, sadly, some of them are having to be hospitalized due to flu-re…
By Priscilla Blossom

8 "Mistakes" I'm Glad I Made During My First Pregnancy

As an adult, I've learned you never really stop hating being told what to do. When I was pregnant I was getting instructions at every turn, from doctors, relatives, and complete strangers on the subway. I would nod and smile but then go about making …
By Liza Wyles

Study: Drinking Two Glasses Of Wine A Day Is Good For Your Mind — Here's Why

There’s more scientific proof that a daily drink or two isn't necessarily a bad thing and could have a place in an overall healthy lifestyle. A new study out of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) in New York found that — in mice, at le…
By Tiffany Thomas

Research Says Eating Carbs Can Lead To A Healthy Pregnancy, So Bring On The Pasta

In the world of me, no food is better than bread. I know it's supposed to be pretty terrible for you, high in calories, low in protein, and full of that modern-day demon, gluten... but guys, it's really yummy. Especially warm out of the oven, when th…
By Jen McGuire

These Photos Of Prince George Then & Now Will Give You Serious Baby Fever

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child in Spring 2018. With all of the excitement surrounding the new baby, it's easy to forget all of the good times that have already passed. The couple's eldest is already well into the sc…
By Azure Hall

This Is, Hands Down, The *Grossest* Thing Babies Do Inside The Womb

Your baby's life in the womb may be safe and warm, but it's also kind of grody. Seriously, the whole process of growing into a human being includes more than a few icky moments along the way. But this is the grossest thing babies do inside the womb b…
By Lindsay E. Mack