*Pregnancy may bring out warm, compassionate feelings for expecting mothers, but Lil’ Kim put a twist in that notion as she tested the loyalty of her fan while hitting them up for baby gifts.
According to RadarOnline.com, the Queen Bee celebrated being pregnant in style with a baby shower on May 10. Prior to the celebration, the rapstress, who is expected bring a baby girl into the world with New York-based rapper Mr. Papers, tweeted that she was registered at Tiffany & Co., Petit Tresor, Bel Bambini, Buy Buy Baby and Babies ‘R’ Us.
“Please make sure they check off your gift from the registry after purchase. Thank u guys so much,” Lil’ Kim’s assistant added as she gave out an address where supporter could send gifts.
Requested gifts fans could give Lil’ Kim include a $500 Tiffany & Co. sterling silver baby cup and more than $4,885 worth of items on the baby registry on Buy Buy BABY. While it didn’t seem a big deal to some, other fans were less than enthused about shelling out so much cash for their favorite rap star.
“Do you really need your fans to buy your baby shower gifts? Tacky,” one person wrote on Instagram,
“She wanted her fans to get involved,” the source countered to RadarOnline.
Fans weren’t the only ones ticked at Lil’ Kim. Although they were told to arrive at 4 p.m. the day of the baby shower, an insider revealed to RadarOnline that the entertainer showed up four hours late, arriving at 8 p.m.
“Everyone was annoyed, but it was expected of Kim to be so late,” said the source, who detailed how Lil Kim and Mr. Papers made a memorable entrance for the event by tongue kissing in front of the cameras. “After she finally arrived, everyone had a blast. It was a good vibe, great people, and Kim looked so happy. “She’s very in love with her man.”