Human beings will always look for justification for whatever they do, especially when there are barrage of criticisms trailing their actions. Kim Kardashian recently posted a nude picture of herself which attracted heavy criticisms from some quarters. The essay below is an attempt to justify her action. What do you think, can posting nude pictures ever be justified/. Have your say in the comment box.
“I never understand why people get so bothered by what other people choose to do with their lives. I don’t do drugs, I hardly drink, I’ve never committed a crime — and yet I’m a bad role model for being proud of my body?” she wrote on her website, going on to say how frustrating it is that people bring up her 13-year-old sex tape.
“I lived through the embarrassment and fear, and decided to say who cares, do better, move on. I shouldn’t have to constantly be on the defense, listing off my accomplishments just to prove that I am more than something that happened 13 years ago,” she wrote, adding, “Let’s move on, already. I have.”
I am empowered by my body. I am empowered by my sexuality. I am empowered by feeling comfortable in my skin. I am empowered by showing the world my flaws and not being afraid of what anyone is going to say about me. And I hope that through this platform I have been given, I can encourage the same empowerment for girls and women all over the world.
It’s 2016. The body-shaming and slut-shaming — it’s like, enough is enough. I will not live my life dictated by the issues you have with my sexuality. You be you and let me be me. I am a mother. I am a wife, a sister, a daughter, an entrepreneur and I am allowed to be sexy.
On Why She Posed For Playboy
“I did it because I’m not one of those stick-skinny girls you see. I felt like girls today need to see a normal body,” she told the New York Daily News in November 2007.
Her Feelings On Her Nude W Cover
“Looking back, I love the photos,” Kardashian told Us Weekly in February 2004. “W Magazine is iconic so I’m really happy that I did it and that those are the photos.”
Why She Posed Nude For Paper Magazine
“And for me that was something I knew I wanted to do to make myself feel confident,” she explained during an appearance on Australia’s “The Project.” “To each his own, as you were saying, as a role model I’m not saying anyone else should do that, but for me, I did it as an art project that was going to make me feel confident and feel good. And it taught me to do what you want to do.”