Getting selfish about selfies!? Not so fast. Kim Kardashian knows that some people might be over her very revealing bikini selfies, but, well, she just doesn't care. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star gave the 411 on how she perfectly crafts her Instagram page (foreal, you guys!) during the Cannes Lions Festival in the south of France on Wednesday, June 24.
"You just have to be authentic. There’s nothing more than I can’t stand is when Instagram becomes very promotional. I know a lot of my brands get frustrated that I don’t promote as much as they would like, but I only do it if it’s authentic, if I genuinely love it," Kardashian, 34, said, via Page Six.
"I have really stayed true to myself on Instagram — maybe too many bikini selfies for some people, but it’s what I want," she continued. "I don’t have a strategy, and I don’t have a team doing it for me, I am not knocking anyone else that does that, but I don’t find it to be authentic, if you are talking about personal things and sharing personal photos, but you are having someone else do that for you."
Kanye West's wife also managed her own Myspace back in 2006 — something she regrets now! "My Myspace page just resurfaced and it was pretty embarrassing, I called myself a princess," she said. (Kardashian's top eight at the time included sister Kourtney Kardashian, brother Rob Kardashian, and then-boyfriend Ray J!)
But enough of the past. Kardashian continues to look to the future. Her Kim Kardashian: Hollywood mobile game has made millions since its June 2014 debut, and it doesn't seem to be slowing down.
"The game is you just want to make it in Hollywood, you want to make it to the A-list and get as many fans and followers and cool wardrobes as possible…we really mirror my real life, and make it in real time," she said. "Gaming is typically a man's world, most of the games are male-driven, so I feel excited we brought a female fan base to the gaming and to the tech world, and I hope that this brings other opportunities for women in this field."
Kardashian was unsure at first about taking on something new, but was encouraged by a certain rapper. "I wouldn’t say it was risky, but it was new territory for me to go into the gaming space," she explained. "I had just had my daughter [North West] and I just wasn’t sure I really wanted to be working this much, and I wanted to be sure I could give it 100 percent. It was actually my husband that talked me into it, he loves video games."
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