Taylor Schilling feels sad for America these days.
The actress, who is about to star in Orange is the Black Season 3 when it hits Netflix on June 12, opens up to the latest issue of Elle on a number of topics; from the Internet to how Kim Kardashian has pretty much ruined everything.
First, the blonde beauty takes aim at today’s self-obsessed social media society.
"There is something so sad about going online and seeing almost everyone shouting ‘Notice me, notice me!’ Which is such a human desire – to be acknowledged," Taylor says.
"But me responding to that with some sort of ‘You’re noticed, you’re seen’ only perpetuates the loneliness."
"Because I’m not seeing you; I’m not noticing you."
Schilling makes a point of saying that we all “deserve to be noticed and valued," but that she feels “lucky to have not grown up with the Internet because it forced me to get out, struggle and be so messy.”
So, what does this have to do with Kim Kardashian… or Kendall Jenner… or Kylie Jenner?
Schilling doesn’t believe they live real lives. She thinks they basically exist at this point just to blog and/or pose for selfies.
"It has almost become a defiant thing at this point because I do not believe this celebrity Kim Kardashian culture is what I signed up for," Schilling tells the magazine.
"I’d rather create something honest than try to create something for a social media account."
In general, Schilling simply thinks Kim is fake.
Moreover, the thinks that anyone who posts too much on Twitter or Instagram is not giving people a glimpse at his or her true self.
"It takes a lot of bravery to be authentic and honest and to take that social mask off in order to connect with another human being. So much of what makes us who we are is smoothed away online.
"And what truly connects us is the wrinkles, not the smoothness."
Fair point, but in Kim’s defense, she’s not all fake. These photos are nothing if not authentic (note: we didn’t say they were good) …