Kim Kardashian Just Admitted She Used To Be ‘Embarrassingly Obsessed’ With Fame

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Growth–what an iconic experience. Kim Kardashian revealed her fame and money obsession from the past, and how much she’s grown from it since then. The reality starlet is on Vogue Arabia’s September cover where she and her rapper hubby, Kanye West, were interviewed by the magazine. To be honest, between Keeping Up with the Kardashians, its various spinoffs, Kim’s beauty brands, Ye’s music and Kim’s social media–we didn’t think there was much we didn’t know about the A-list couple.

During the interview–Kanye decided to gloat about how rich and famous his wife is. Kim–who was clearly put on the spot said, “Money was always the goal but I was obsessed with fame, like, embarrassingly obsessed… I do agree that fame can be addictive.” If you didn’t know Kim has been fully in the spotlight since KUWTK debuted back in 2007 and her net worth stands around $370 million.

Thankfully–though she stays in her bag (and we believe ALL women should get their money OK)–Kim has moved on from her obsession with being in the spotlight 24/7. Those early KUWTK episodes are pretty cringy TBH. In fact, after a very difficult year that involved the Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods drama, she can definitely see all of the drawbacks of being famous.

These days–Kimmy is focused on her four babies and passing the bar. She explained, “There is a misconception that I don’t actually have to study and that I’ve bought my way into getting a law degree–that’s absolutely not true… Being underestimated and over-delivering is my vibe.”

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“I do agree that fame can be addictive and it took me a long time to recognize how lost you can become when you put too much focus on it. Before, I was obsessed with fame, like, embarrassingly obsessed, but my focus has shifted.” @kimkardashian opens up in her most honest interview to date as she stars on her first-ever #voguearabia cover. Interviewed by husband #kanyewest and art directed by Manfred Thierry Mugler, the debut offers an intriguing glimpse into the surreal world of the entrepreneur and reality TV queen. Head to Vogue.me for more about the shoot, as well as more candid quotes from #KimKardashian about her family and relationships. Cover 1 of 3. Kim wears @muglerofficial by @cadwallader "نعم أوافقك على أن الشهرة يمكن أن تسبب الإدمان، وقد استغرقت وقتاً طويلاً حتى أستوعب حجم الضياع الذي يمكن أن يصل إليه المرء إن ركز عليها أكثر من اللازم. كنت مهووسة بالشهرة هوساً محرجاً، ولكنّ تركيزي تحوّل". #كيم_كارداشيان_ويست تفتح قلبها في أكثر مقابلاتها شفافيّة حتى الآن، مع ظهورها للمرّة الأولى على غلاف موقع ڤوغ العربيّة. أجرى معها هذا اللقاء زوجها النجم #كانييه_ويست وأداره إبداعياً المصمم #تيري_موغلر، كاشفاً للمرّة الأولى لمحة مثيرة للاهتمام في العالم السريالي الذي تعيشه سيّدة الأعمال وملكة تلفزيون الواقع هذه. شاهدوا المزيد من جلسة التصوير، واقرؤوا بعضاً مما قالته كيم كارداشيان ويست عن العائلة والعلاقات في موقع #ڤوغ_العربية. الغلاف الأول من ثلاثة. Editor-in-chief: @mrarnaut Photography: @txemayeste Art direction: @manfredthierrymugler Fashion director: @katieellentrotter Hair: @joeygeorge Makeup: @hungvanngo Set: @cristinaramosatelier Production: @glamprcom

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We really do enjoy seeing Kim now from where she was just over a decade ago. In fact, her work with incarcerated people is being turned into a documentary. Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project is set to premiere on Oxygen sometime soon.

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The two-hour documentary special will follow Kim’s efforts to “secure freedom for Americans who she believes have been wronged by the justice system.” And what will this deliver for fans and viewers? “An exclusive, never-before-seen look inside her mission to tackle one of America’s most controversial subjects,” states Oxygen.

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Walking around New York City in August 2017.

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Walking around New York City in July 2017.

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Leaving her hotel to attend the Vogue 100 Gala Dinner in London in May 2016.

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Walking around in New York City in September 2016.

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Sighted in Miami Beach, Florida with Kanye West in September 2016.

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Attending the Balmain show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017 in September 2016.

 

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Attending 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York City in August 2016.

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Attending LACMA Director's Conversation With Steve McQueen, Kanye West, And Michael Govan About "All Day/I Feel Like That" in Los Angeles in July 2015.

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Attending LACMA 2015 Art+Film Gala in Los Angeles in November 2015.

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Attending the "China: Through The Looking Glass" Costume Institute Benefit Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in May 2015.

 

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Attending the Daily Front Row Fashion Media Awards in New York City in September 2017.

Arriving at a restaurant with Kanye West in Los Angeles in July 2017.

Arriving at Nobu Restaurant in Calabasas, California in July 2017.

Leaving Paris Fashion Week's "Off White" fashion show in September 2016.

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