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‘She’ll lose $1m a month!’ Kim Kardashian’s break from public life will cost her

Filming on her show has been suspended and she’s not updated social media once, amid talk that her addiction to flaunting her wealth on sites such as Instagram and Snapchat made her a target.
crybaby-rich-bich
 
She’ll LOSE $1 million dollars a MONTH?
who-cares2
 
That’s more than most people make in a lifetime!
help-me-im-poor
 
WTF does she do for a living?
i-dunno
 
A ‘leaked’ sex tape,
jealous
 
a trashy reality tv show,
kardashians
 
posting selfies,
oh-my
 
publishing a book of selfies,
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publishing a SECOND book of selfies,
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and tweeting updates all day long about her life?
texting
 
Pathetic world we live in…
 

At least we can laugh at some of the reviews by Amazon.com customers of Kim’s first book of selfies

Top Customer Reviews

1.0 out of 5 stars  One Star
By Tracy Young on May 13, 2015
Format: Hardcover

A poor tree died for this.

 

1.0 out of 5 stars  One Star
By J. Cheever Loophole on June 2, 2015
Format: Hardcover

They should perfume the pages so blind people can hate it, too.

 

1.0 out of 5 stars  Buy it on Audible
By Reed Hubbard on May 15, 2015
Format: Hardcover

I can recommend the audio version of this book. It lasts 37 seconds. The narrator basically says, “On this page, we have an idiot and her cleavage looking into a camera,” 500 times.

 

1.0 out of 5 stars  Life Hack:
By yoyoman159 on June 1, 2015
Format: Hardcover

  1. Take the money you were planning on buying this book with. 2. Look at it reaaaaal good. 3. Put it in an envelope. 4. Donate it to Nepal. 5. (optional) Go buy yourself some brain cells.

 

1.0 out of 5 stars  … doesn’t leave pieces behind when you go to wipe like other brands like Charmin and generic brand toilet paper
By Kris on May 14, 2015
Format: Hardcover

It’s a little uncomfortable but doesn’t leave pieces behind when you go to wipe like other brands like Charmin and generic brand toilet paper.

 

1.0 out of 5 stars  A Spine-Chilling Work of Unrelenting Horror
By M. Varden on May 14, 2015
Format: Hardcover

I had a choice between this and a monkey’s paw. I chose the monkey’s paw. They still made me take this book. I tried to burn it, but the match turned blue and went out. I threw it in a lake, and all the fish died. When I drove home, I found it in the back seat. I’m pretty sure that in seven days Kim is going to crawl out of this book and tell me about her new line of clutch bags. I have a very old, sickly neighbour; I’m going to let him read it and see if the curse transfers to him. Man, I hope so.

 

1.0 out of 5 stars   Intelligent and insightful art
By EA Solinas HALL OF FAME TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE on September 20, 2016
Format: Hardcover

We live in a society where women are held to contradictory standards for their bodies — they are expected to be blatantly sexual in order to court male attention, yet are despised for those same displays of sexuality. The line between owning one’s sexuality has been blurred with the cynical efforts to court male attention.

So the creator of this book is to be commended for creating such an intelligent, elaborate art piece as “Kim Kardashian Selfish,” which subtly yet scathingly lampoons the current pop-culture trends of shallow celebrity and social-media selfies. This collection of photographs of reality-TV blister Kim Kardashian is far more than meets the eye — it may seem vacuous, but it is definitely far more.

At first glance, these photographs seem to be the worst kind of vapid social media attention-garnering. But it soon becomes clear that these photos have been compiled so that the sheer emptiness of their subject has become apparent. What could be more empty and soulless than a constant stream of selfies, focused entirely upon the sexuality of a woman who has no function in society?

Without a word to guide the reader, the reader is slowly immersed into a world of complete lack of substance, forcing even the most undiscerning mind to realize that it is immersed in something that has no reason to exist. At the same time, the title “Selfish” gives us a hint about the intended purpose of this. Social media has allowed people to cultivate self-promotion to the point of obsession, focusing as much attention on themselves as possible.

It also has a possibly-unintended message about the nature of celebrity. Celebrity and social media are now intertwined irrevocably, so that any person with enough social media presence can become a celebrity, and any celebrity needs a social media presence to maintain their social significance. So this book shows us what celebrity now is, and all it requires: an empty succession of images using transparent, blatant sexuality to attract the attention of the lowest common-denominator. At the same time, it forces us to examine our attitudes towards the rich and famous — why do we pay more attention to pictures of the breasts, butt and lolling tongue of Kim Kardashian, when it would not be worthy of our interest in an ordinary woman? Indeed, it might be considered obnoxious and reprehensible.

So yes, this must be an elaborate satire, and a brilliantly subtle yet effective one.

Either that, or this book is just a vapid waste of paper, celebrating a vacuous celebrity and her cartoonish, grotesque, surgically-deformed body. Not to mention an unironic chronicling of her social media obsession, in a desperate attempt to fill the gaping black hole in her soul with transient attention for showing off her body and “sexy” faces, and pandering to “fans” that likely cannot spell their own names.

But that possibility is so depressing that I would want to go bury myself alive in the backyard, so I choose to believe the former scenario is the one that actually is true.

 
laughing-hysterically
 

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