Kim Kardashian: Stop Bringing Up My Sex Tape!

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That's going to a challenge, seeing as it launched her career.

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Kim Kardashian is all sorts of pumped up about her turn as a bad-ass Twitter feuder (not a word), to the point where she defended her actions (and that nude selfie) in an open letter posted on Us Weekly.

"Hey, guys. I wanted to write a post elaborating on my tweets last night," Kardashian wrote.  "In all seriousness, 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? It always seems to come back around to my sex tape.

"Yes, a sex tape that was made 13 years ago. 13 YEARS AGO. Literally that lonnng ago.

And people still want to talk about it?!?!"

To be fair, that sex tape kind of launched your career and you make a living off of your (very awesome-looking) body, so...

"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.

Let's move on, already. I have." 

See, the thing is...when Kardashian posts naked photos, we're reminded of said sex tape.

Anyhoo, moving on.

"I am empowered by my body. I am empowered by my sexuality," she continued.

"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.

I am empowered by my husband, who is so accepting and supportive and who has given me a newfound confidence in myself. He allows me to be me and loves me unconditionally.

I feel so lucky to have grown up surrounded by strong, driven, independent women. The life lessons I've learned from my sisters, my mother and my grandmother, I will pass along to my daughter. I want her to be proud of who she is. I want her to be comfortable in her body. I don't want her to grow up in a world where she is made to feel less-than for embracing everything it means to be a woman.

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.

#happyinternationalwomensday"  

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Kim Kardashian Biography

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Born
Birthplace
Los Angeles, California
Full Name
Kimberly Noel Kardashian

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