6 February 2013 10:09 AM, PST | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

Kim Kardashian landed herself in hot water when she uploaded a photo of a handgun, weeks after signing a pledge to end gun violence in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Kardashian posted the photo of a diamond-encrusted handgun onto her Instagram page on Saturday, according to The Sun. The gun was reportedly a .22-caliber revolver with a bejeweled handle.

Although the reality star quickly removed the photo from her Instagram, various news outlets captured a screen grab of the gun, according to ABC News.

"You have too much influence to be this blind and ignorant. Innocent children & people still die even if the gun is pretty,” responded one of her followers, according to ABC. "When everyone is debating gun control, this is what you post – as if it’s just a fun accessory?" tweeted another.

In January, Kardashian tweeted her support for gun control after 26 people were massacred, »

- Cavan Sieczkowski

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