Kim Kardashian can't do anything quietly. If she goes to get frozen yogurt, it's a story. If she celebrates her sister's birthday, it's a story. And if she goes on a family vacation to Armenia, well, Lord help us all.
So it's with absolutely no shock that we say the following: Kim Kardashian posted a naked selfie of her baby bump, and the world freaked out.
Ironically, the reality star cited swirling Internet rumors and gossip as the reason for taking the scandalous pic in the first place. Apparently there are some people out there who think that Kardashian doesn't look pregnant enough—and others who think she looks too pregnant—and thus believe that she must be faking it all. You can't make this stuff up.
"First they say I'm too skinny so I have to be faking it...Now they say I'm too big so I have to be faking it...SMH," she wrote alongside a mirror shot of her ever-growing belly. "I think you all know me well enough to know I would document the process if I got a surrogate. Everyone's body is different, every pregnancy is very different!"
As expected, reactions were swift and they were sharp. At the time of this publishing there have been over 25,000 tweets about this selfie (belfie? bumpie?) alone. Clearly America isn't exactly busy at work today, but who are we to point fingers? There's no denying that reading these endless opinions is entertaining.
Like with any Kardashian family occasion (if yet another naked snap can really be called an occasion), reactions are all across the board. There is a sizable contingent of tweeters who are calling foul on this potential overshare—especially since it happened to occur amid Kylie Jenner's 18th birthday celebrations. Might we be bearing witness to a little sisterly jealousy?
When Kim K shows up nude on my timeline pic.twitter.com/TqxoGJvVd8— Beanz of SFPL (@PhotosByBeanz) August 11, 2015
Kim K always finds a way to pose naked when real sh*t is going on in the world. #distraction— Chloe A. Hilliard (@Chloe_Hilliard) August 11, 2015
Kim K is the MJ of social media. Uber competitive & number one. Couldn't let baby sis turn 18 & chill. LMAO.— Safe (@YOUNGSAFE) August 11, 2015
We got pregnant Kim K nudes...at 11am. Too much internet.— 2 Guys And A Girl. (@2Guys1GirlShow) August 11, 2015
My greatest fear is that Kim K will ruin butts for all of us before I get the courage to post my belfies.— Akilah Hughes (@AkilahObviously) August 11, 2015
Kim K needs to give it a rest now. I saw that new pic and was like.... pic.twitter.com/Uc9mySJZyK— Seán Mac (@SeanMacMusic) August 11, 2015
Opened the gram and saw Kim k bucket naked. She not gonna let Kylie outshine her— Henn Griffey Jr. (@IAMKRIS24) August 11, 2015
Kim K genuinely can't allow the attention dust to settle, as soon as the spotlight moves a millimetre away she does something— Hassan (@LIVA_GOTTA) August 11, 2015
kim k den wore out being naked— Aj (@AjTheReturn) August 11, 2015
Then there are the folks who are all like, "Kim K. naked? Eh, all in a day."
Kim K always finding some excuse to get naked lmao— ???????? ???????? (@Iordmanny) August 11, 2015
McDonald's Worker: Can I take your order? Kim K: OK I'll take my clothes off— Lukehoostawking (@LukeHoosTawking) August 11, 2015
@RealLifeKaz I feel like I know Kim K's naked body better than my own.— Allison P Davis (@AllisonPDavis) August 11, 2015
There's not a single problem Kim K can't solve by getting naked.— Kelly Sater (@LazyBabyMama) August 11, 2015
Kim K legit find any reason to take nudes.— O + (@SunTzuFBM) August 11, 2015
Lmfao Kim K gonna get them naked selfies off no matter if she pregnant or not— Hank (@DeionGottaSTFU) August 11, 2015
Seem Kim K's arse more than I've seen me own— Lee High (@leehigh_) August 11, 2015
And finally, she's got her own little army of belfie defenders pointing out (rather truthfully) that she is not nearly the first celebrity to pose naked while pregnant, but she is most certainly the one taking the most flack. It's food for thought, for sure. We'll be pondering that while we work on our own best belfie angles.
Y'all act like Kim K did something personally harmful to you for yall to hate her so passionately.— Kanyeberly (@Kimblagh) August 11, 2015
why is it that out of all the pregnant mom's that pose nude, Kim K is the one that always gets bashed for it?— maddy (@maddyheinz) August 11, 2015
Don't worry, Kim K haters. You can take solace in knowing she's prob gonna dookie on herself when she gives birth. The beauty of childbirth.— Larry Beyince (@DragonflyJonez) August 11, 2015
We have seen Kim K naked plenty of times calling her a hoe is getting old— Mamacita (@lovelymichi_) August 11, 2015
The same "body positive" people I see on here, slam Kim K for posing nude. You can't pick and choose, fools.— /\ (@RiskyRoss22) August 11, 2015
are people really gonna bash kim k for posting that pic like have you never seen a body before???????— $ (@cravebrooks) August 11, 2015
The fact that Kim K even had to prove she's really pregnant is sad.— KalaaaMarie (@findingkala) August 11, 2015