President Obama has increasingly sought to thaw relations with Cuba, culminating with his historic visit to the island in March. With many of the regulations that had previously been in place lifted, the communist nation has started to become a trendy hot spot for America’s elite. Unfortunately for the people of Cuba that meant a visit from America’s most famous family, who’s greatest accomplishment to date was making a gold medalist Olympian think he is a woman.
The Kardashians decided to spice up their tired old reality show a little bit with a trip to Cuba to do some filming. Florida congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (who is of Cuban decent) said it best when she asked “Haven’t the Cuban people suffered enough? Fidel, Raul Castro, and now the Kardashians?”
According to reports, it was actually the Kardashians who did most of the suffering while they were in Cuba. Page Six cited an anonymous source that said the Karsashians had a bad time in Cuba without steady internet access. “They love the culture, but they don’t like the technology. They’ve had an issue every two seconds about not having internet. They complained they couldn’t get on Snapchat. They’re frustrated and they can’t wait to leave,” the source told Page Six.
Luckily they weren’t without internet for the entire trip, otherwise we wouldn’t have had the privilege of seeing this gem from Khloe:
Yep, that’s her posing “sexily” next to a wall that seems to be in honor of Fidel Castro. Apparently no one told the Kardashians that Fidel was a brutal dictator responsible for the deaths and political imprisonment of thousands. Or maybe someone did but the lighting was just too good to pass up a quick Instagram shot. I wouldn’t be surprised either way.
The thing that must have stung the most for the Kardashians is that no one there recognized them. According to CNN:
“When Kim, Kourtney and Khloe got glammed up for a night out and bodyguards escorted them through a hotel lobby, no one appeared to pick up their phones to snap a photo. When they strutted through the cobbled streets, no one seemed to do a double take.”
A place where nobody knows who the Kardashians are? Maybe Cuba’s not so bad after all.