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So far, so good, Kim Kardashian. You are getting very close to breaking the Internet.

Every inch of reality star is featured in the Winter 2014 issue of Paper Magazine, with Kardashian’s bare butt gracing the publication’s cover and Kardashian’s naked body completely exposed once readers turn the pages.

And, yes, she shaves. Entirely. Down there.

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In an interview with Yahoo, Paper Editorial Director Mickey Boardman makes it clear that North West’s mommy was the one who wanted to bare it all for the pictorial.

"Kim’s attitude was ‘if we’re gonna do it, let’s do it, let’s really go there,’" Boardman reveals. "And it was her idea to take off her clothes and show more than her butt."


The decision has led to some backlash, of course, most famously from Glee star Naya Rivera.

In pointed, simple criticism, Rivera left a message on Kim’s Instagram page soon after the butt naked pictures went viral that read: "You’re someone’s mother…"

But the folks at Paper certainly don’t care. They have never received such press and attention.

"We didn’t say ‘let’s do a cover with your butt hanging out,’" Boardman explains. "She said she was willing to take her clothes off and one thing led to another, and history in the making!"

But have the provocative pictures been Photoshopped? Yes.

"[There was] much less [retouching] than people think," Boardman says/admits. "That’s really what she looks like…she has a teeny little waist, she has that huge butt, and skinny little legs. That’s her… I would say it’s the normal amount of retouching that’s on a normal cover."

That can be A LOT of retouching, of course.

Click through the above gallery to see Dane Cook’s hilarious take on what the original Kardashian cover photo looked like, prior to Boardman’s admitted editing.