Kim K Calls Out Paparazzi For Unflattering Pics: "I Literally Don't Look Like This"
Kim Kardashian can honestly never catch a break. Whether she's going to the grocery store (guys, I don't really think she does her own grocery shopping) or hanging around Calabasas, she is literally followed everywhere she goes. With the papz taking photos of everything Kimmy does, it's no surprise there would be a few not-so-flattering angles. Recent paparazzi photos of Kim Kardashian have made her so, so p*ssed.
E! News revealed a sneak peek of the newest episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians that airs on Sunday, Oct. 8. It features Kardashian and a few friends on an all-girls getaway in Mexico. While lounging by the pool, Kardashian's assistant, Stephanie Sheppard, shows her some paparazzi pictures that were taken of them strolling on the beach. It's a little scary because none of the women noticed any paparazzi around. However, Kim was shook over the unflattering photos that were taken.
While her friends are asking each other if anyone saw someone taking their picture, Kardashian exclaims, "Like, I don't get it! Like, I literally don't look like this!" Kim, we've all been there. Nothing worse than when your friend tags a bad picture of you because they look good in it. Except, most of world sees Kim while I only have to worry about, like, 30 followers — a little different, I guess.
Kardashian explained the struggles of constantly being in the spotlight and the body shaming that comes with it. The constant scrutiny can be so hard to deal with sometimes, Kardashian admitted that she actively tries to avoid it. In the video Kardashian confesses,
It's just, like, the scrutiny we get all the time... we try to avoid that. So I thought, 'OK, I'm going on a private vacation and not posting.' I'm doing all the steps to be as private and discreet as possible, and then you take pictures and if they're not, like, perfect, people just body shame you and criticize you. For people to just think that's OK is so frustrating.
The discreet paparazzi were also worrisome to Kardashian since she's worked so hard this past year to be more tactful when it comes to her privacy and what she shares on social media. She explained,
I'm already having this anxiety attack over security, and I'm already just on high alert. Now, paparazzi's found us.
Kardashian has definitely kept her social media at an arm's length away since her frightening Paris robbery. In the early hours of Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 two armed masked men dressed as police officers broke into Kardashian's Paris hotel room. They held her at gunpoint and stole a reported $10 million in jewelry.
Kim recounted the incident on an episode of KUWTK. She said,
At that moment, when there wasn't an answer, my heart started to get really tense... I knew something wasn't quite right. So I slid off my bed and picked up my phone and I'm like, 'I don't know how to call 911 in a different country.' The guy came in, grabbed the phone from me, threw me on the bed and I was like, 'This is it.'
Kanye West was performing that night and, upon hearing about the incident, cut his show short and told the crowd he had a family emergency.
After living through something that life-changing, it's no wonder Kardashian gets a little peeved when creeps are taking her picture without her knowledge. I guess it comes with the territory of being Kim Kardashian, but it's still so weird to think about.
As far as how she looks in the photos, I've never seen Kimmy K look the least bit imperfect in anything — I'm sure the pictures were flawless as always. Sorry for your struggles, Kim. If it's any consolation — we love you!
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