No, the fruit is not underripe — orange watermelon exists. The coral-shaded summer staple is actually sweeter than its red- and pink-toned relatives, matching closer in saccharinity to the yellow watermelon variety.
Kardashian posted the image over Labor Day weekend without further context. None of Kim’s many sisters (Kourtney, Khloe, Kendall, and Kylie) documented the spread, leading us to believe that this was a private fruit moment for the perpetually snap-happy sister. Since fruit is not usually a part of Kardashian’s strict Atkins diet, this could be evidence of a sugary summer indulgence or a refreshing snack for her daughter, North.
If only Kim K knew about the seven best watermelon hacks of 2017, she really could have spruced up that watermelon plate for social media.