Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster. Picture: Instagram

Kylie Jenner removed her daughter’s pictures from social media after critics posted “nasty comments” about the tot.

The 20-year-old reality star recently revealed she would no longer be sharing pictures of her four-month-old daughter Stormi - whom she has with boyfriend Travis Scott - which show off the tot’s face, and it has now been claimed her decision was influenced by commenters who left “negative” responses on the posts.

A source told People magazine: “Kylie felt so protective of her baby when she was pregnant. This is why she didn’t share any bump pictures while she was pregnant. After Stormi was born, Kylie was the proudest mom.

“She couldn’t wait to show off Stormi to her fans. She posted pictures, because she was so excited to be a mom. Unfortunately, social media is a crazy place. People have been making nasty comments [about Stormi]. 

“Kylie is shocked and doesn’t want her daughter’s pictures to be a part of something negative. She might reconsider in the future, but for now, she won’t post any more photos of Stormi’s face.”

The claims come after it was previously reported that the ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ star had received “kidnap threats” in connection with her young tot, which had led to her removing Stormi’s pictures.

A source had claimed: "There have been an increasing number of trolls on social media calling Stormi ugly, and throwing out really horrible insults. 

"It's been really upsetting for Kylie, because also some of the comments are direct threats to kidnap her. Some people have commented saying it's all Kylie's fault because she has exposed her by putting her on social media. 

"The haters have always been there, but just getting way, way worse these last few weeks - and calling out Kylie for being a bad mom.”

And the ‘Life of Kylie’ star was said to have re-evaluated her security and decided to have protection with her "at all times" from now on. 

A source explained: "Kylie is terrified - she's stepping up security. She hardly takes Stormi out in public but is now making sure that she's got protection at all times."

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