This Is Why Kim Kardashian Won’t Call Herself A Feminist

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It looks like you can add Kim Kardashian to the list of female celebrities who refuse to label themselves a feminist.

The reality TV star made the revelation while speaking at the BlogHer conference for female bloggers on Friday in Los Angelesclaiming she’s “not the ‘free the nipple’-type of girl,” the Telegraph reports.

Although she has previously spoken out about female empowerment, Kim K explained at the conference why she’s reluctant to call herself a feminist.

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She said:

I don’t think that I am. I don’t like labels. I just think I do what makes me happy and I want women to be confident and I’m so supportive of women. I love nothing more than when all my friends – and I love to support other women. But I’m not the free-the-nipple type girl. Just, like, no hate. That’s my thing.

So, basically feminism then?

BlogHer co-founder Elisa Camahort followed that up by asking the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star why she likes to post nude pictures of herself on social media.

Kim replied:

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Because I feel good about myself!I mean after you have a kid, now if you have two kids, there is a feeling that – I mean I lost 70 pounds!

You know waking up at six in the morning, feeding one baby, running to go workout for an hour, coming back, feeding another baby – my husband. And then coming back and then my daughter wakes up, having to feed her. You know it’s like I have three people that I have to take care of.

The 35-year-old also defended her fame and noted that people often underestimate her and how hard she actually works.

When we’re like…we both have nothing to wear LOL @emrata

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on

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She added:

When someone underestimates me, I love to get to know them and have them have one conversation with me to just understand. I mean, easiest question to ask is ‘what does she do? What is your talent?’

For anyone to really assume that it’s not a full-time job to have to sit and create things and come up with every single blog post and I do three a day.

Given Kim’s obvious support for equality and female empowerment, it’s a shame she feels the need to distance herself from the term ‘feminism’, but each to their own, I guess.


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