Khloe Kardashian defends having a night off from baby True

The Kardashian-Jenner sisters are all too familiar with being mummy-shamed.

They’ve been criticised for taking vacations, getting their babies’ ears pierced, letting a 5-year-old have straightened hair, and, now, taking a night off to support a charitable cause.

Khloé Kardashian, for one, is fed up. The reality star, who welcomed daughter True Thompson in April, took to Twitter to call out the comments she’s received after attending a charity poker event with mom Kris Jenner and sisters Kendall Jenner and Kim Kardashian.

Khloé Kardashian got a hard time for attending the If Only charity poker tournament with sisters Kim and Kendall and mom Kris. (Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images)

On Sunday the family helped raise money for cancer research by turning up for the first annual If Only poker tournament benefiting City of Hope, a private treatment center in California.

According to Khloe, she was ill, but took part anyway to support a good cause.

Kardashian defended leaving her baby at home with boyfriend Tristan Thompson. (Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images)

Charitable intentions, some folks weren’t willing to cut the new mom some slack, and gave her a hard time about leaving True at home.

Khloe responded to the mummy shaming head-on, noting that her daughter was being watched by her father, NBA star Tristan Thompson.

Her tweet raises a good point: True has two parents — and, while Thompson has been criticised for many things, hitting the road for the NBA playoffs soon after his daughter’s birth hasn’t been one of them. Is it fair that Khloe gets shamed for taking time off to support a charity?

Her fans say no.

Fear not: The mum-shaming brigade will no doubt find something else to fixate on before the day is out.

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