Everyone poses for a fugly photo now and then, but while you might be powerless when your Great Aunt Edna tags you on Facebook, Kim is anything but.
With an army of PR specialists to help hide unflattering pics from the world, Mrs. West does her best to scrub the best of any less than flattering images.
But this is the Internet Age, and she has cameras on her 24/7.
Even the daily avalanche of Kim Kardashian bikini selfies can't bury every pic of Kim looking like she should be strolling through Wal-Mart stocking up on one-ply TP and bargain basement diapers for North.
The main lesson to be learned from the gallery above is that there's no avoiding the occasional foul photo, no matter who you are or what you do.
So next time you end up on Instagram mid-blink with nacho cheese on your chin, just be glad that unlike Kim, you don't have 17 million followers.
The other lesson to be learned is: Kim crying in public is a terrible sight to behold.
It's amazing that she still allows herself to be photographed weeping in public, but we wouldn't be surprised if she used her ugly crier status to her advantage.
We're guessing Kanye gives her anything she wants just to keep her from crumpling up her face in front of the paparazzi. And if he doesn't he should start.