Kim Kardashian Nude Selfie-Gate: A Summary
Firstly, to all the people about to tweet us like “UM WHY IS THIS NEWS???” – sorry, but we don’t choose the trends, the trends choose us. And right now the trends include Naked Kim Kardashian for two days straight.
So, to recap: a couple of days ago Kim Kardashian posted a nude selfie on Instagram, captioned “When you’re like I have nothing to wear LOL”. She helpfully censored the naughty bits just enough to get past Instagram’s rules about nudity, but it’s pretty easy to fill in the blanks. (Note by the blonde hair that this is an older photo from before her latest pregnancy.)
Today, the predictable internet gossip about blatant attention seeking vs. body positivity took an unexpected turn into not one Twitter spat, not two, but at our latest count three, with actress Bette Midler, actress Chloe Grace Moretz, and cable news personality Piers Morgan who automatically makes every conversation 100% more obnoxious.
And now Kanye has joined in on Twitter with this…
… inspiring dozens of people to respond with stuff like this.
If this turns into a viral meme and we end up having to cover this story for the third day in a row, I swear to God….