Why Kylie Jenner Won't Have Her Leg Scar Removed Anytime Soon

She likes it! The large scar on Kylie Jenner's leg isn't going anywhere anytime soon.

Though Jenner, 19, has had the mark since a childhood game of hide-and-seek went awry, not all fans have noticed its existence. One such follower on Twitter saw it for the first time in a picture of the Kylie Cosmetics founder from New York Fashion Week, and tweeted at Jenner to make sure she was all right.

"@KylieJenner Kylie What happened to your leg?It worries me, Take care and i hope youre well! XOXO 😍😘❤," the fan wrote on September 11.

Jenner replied, "I've had it since I was 3 it's in all my pics! I could try&do treatments to remove but i like it I think it makes me [me]."

This isn't the first time the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has shared her love for the mark via social media. She posted a close-up image of it while getting her makeup done on a trip to Miami in December 2015. "I love my scar," she declared at the time.

I love my scar

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Though it now has a place in her heart, the story behind it is fairly graphic. "My sister and I were playing hide-and-seek and I hid inside this really tall enclosed gate," she said in a 2011 interview. "After a while when my sister didn't find me I had to climb up on this sharp pole sticking out from the gate. I slipped and the pole went into my leg. I tried pulling away to get the pole out but it just tore through my whole leg. It's smaller now though because I grew!"

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