Kim Kardashian has revealed she received death threats from Justin Bieber fans enraged by pictures of the pair frolicking in the sea.

Photos from the White House, Kim and Justin

The socialite has revealed the teen pop star's fans, nicknamed 'The Bliebers', went "insane" and threatened to kill her after photographs emerged of them frolicking in the sea together.

She said: "'The Bliebers', they threatened to kill me. I really got death threats, it was insane. But he told them to back off and they did. I think it was all like a joke."

The pair had been appearing in a secret shoot when images of them together emerged, sparking rumours they were an item.

However, Kim, 29, thinks it is "ridiculous" people thought she could have been dating the 16-year-old singer.

She added in an interview on British station Radio 1: "Is that not ridiculous that people thought that Justin Bieber and I were on vacation together, on a romantic vacation, in the Bahamas and I just happened to wear a gown as my swimsuit, and red lips and he's dressed in a suit in the ocean? There's another shot where I was wearing a full trench coat with lingerie on underneath, thigh highs and heels walking to the beach. Seriously, who would walk to the beach like that?"

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