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Khloe Kardashian

Rescues Tigers with One Finger

1/3/2012 5:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Khloe Kardashian helped raise thousands of dollars to help save endangered tigers in the wild -- all while barely raising a finger ... TMZ has learned.

Here's how it happened -- Khloe posted a tweet New Year's Day, asking her 5.6 million followers to text "Tigers" to 20222 ... thereby donating $10 directly to the World Wildlife Fund to help save wild tigers across the world. It was that simple.

A rep for the WWF tells TMZ, the tweet got an overwhelming response -- with over 600 people texting "Tigers" in the last 2 days ... raising over $6,000 for tiger conservation. According to the rep, the massive surge in donations was a "huge jump" above the norm.

But the rep tells us, the Kardashian sister's charitable moment didn't end there -- Khloe also adopted a tiger online ... and she got her mom Kris to do the same.

According to the rep, the money raised by Khloe's tweet will go to science and research on the ground in regions of the world where tigers live ... to better understand how to protect them.

Finally, a reason to keep up with the Kardashians.


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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

Raising a few thousand dollars won't undo your sweatshop karma. Sorry. Not.

1031 days ago


Laughing all the way to the bank. Khloe reportedly makes $8000 per tweet. Giving $10 to charity is just basically insulting. It's even more insulting to call TMZ and have it become national news.

1031 days ago

Joan K    

TMZ really? I guess all of the millions of truly generous people should make the news according to this kiss azz article about the Trashians. Stop it already, the public is so sick of the entire phony family. Thank you!

1031 days ago

arale norimaki    

to Khole

There is nothing more threatening to a man than a woman who is smart and attractive. We have to pretend you're both!

1031 days ago


We all know that the Kardashian's don't do anything unless it brings them more publicity. So can 2012 be the year that TMZ only publishes stories on their charity donations? That way they can put their fame whoring and money to good use and will force them to be productive members of society.

1031 days ago


Yuck...Can't stand this kardashian chicks. No talent whatsoever. I consider them groupies!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1031 days ago


SHUT THE **** UP. It sound like everyone who commented is obsessed with them since you get your ass on here and write things about them. They seem like they are doing a lot more to help then any of you no life having bitches, by the way the more you talk about them the more money they are make, so I think they don't give a rat ass about what you think.

1031 days ago


they attach their names to any charity, funny how they didn't bother to lend some of their own pocket money. disgusting family.

1031 days ago


While all of the Kardashian women are hot-to-the-eleventh.

None are hotter than Khloe - she's the bomb.

1031 days ago


After all the money that family has made off of hard working people, she should have given a million herself instead of getting credit for getting other people to give money...and it's a tiny amount and TMZ gives it a huge headline.....remember when TMZ used to be cool???

1031 days ago

Cat Stone    

WTF is wrong with you people!!?? This woman, who of the entire Kardashian tribe, has done nothing but been down to earth, honest, funds a charity she believes in and she gets knocked down for not being 95 lbs? What on earth does one thing have to do with the other? 80% of you are absolute IDIOTS. These tigers are endangered to a point that they will be extinct within a matter of years. But instead of you thanking her you make her feel like she has an agenda. I'm so disappointed. But nice job, Khloe.

1031 days ago

Mary Bailey    

Is this a favor to Harvey's buddy Ryan Seacrest? TMZ can't resist the "exclusive" information Pimp Mama Kris feeds them? Is E! paying TMZ? What's with all the worthless, constant updates about these famewhores? Enough is enough already.

1031 days ago


Are the public this naive? Kardashians are MASTERS at manipulation and will do anything to salvage their lost fan base. All of a sudden Khloe is concerned about tigers? Please, just one more reason to dislike and distrust them. Pleased tigers have funding NOT PLEASED KARDASHIANS USED THEM TO WIN PUBLIC APPROVAL.

1031 days ago


Khloe was recently "Punkd",on a show by Cyrus and Osborn.It was about a man who gets his balls caught in a zipper.Khloe stepped right up to help the guy.Khloe is an expert on "balls".LOL

1031 days ago


She should be more worried about the fur her skank sister insists on wearing first and then save the tigers

1031 days ago
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