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Stormi in a Teacup
Comment Writer Helena Shaw discusses why she believes Kylie Jenner's pregnancy was an elaborate business plan.
It’s time to face facts. As much as the world tries to deny it, the Kardashians are business women, and Kylie’s pregnancy has just got her promoted to CEO of their omnipotent empire. Whilst there has been scandal before: a robbery, sex tapes and multiple memes, a hidden pregnancy really takes the cake. Kylie could never shove her sister Kim from the crowning position in the family, but the fact that staying out of the media has increased her popularity definitely shows her as a force to be reckoned with.
I know, I know. You’re sick of hearing about the Kardashians, they’re vapid, talentless, annoying, and any other insult you can think of that demeans their feminist empire. But I will defend the Kardashians to my dying breath, because they are business women through and through, and this pregnancy only goes to show that they are here to stay.
Having hidden the pregnancy since rumours started in September 2017, her radio silence broke during the super bowl on the 4th of February. Despite the fact that Kylie had barely been seen for nine months, she was still the talk of the town. Yes, I know it all started with a sex tape (not even Kylie’s) and they’re all living off of that fame... blah blah blah. But it is one thing to release a sex tape, it is another to still be relevant sixteen years later! The fact of the matter is that Kylie, like the rest of the family, used the first boost to create an empire that only the savviest of businesswomen could have imagined. She is now the richest sibling with a £278 million empire and increased demand for her make-up brand since the birth of her daughter.
“Every aspect of these women’s lives is orchestrated to build interest and money. Is that not what business is?
Fame cannot make an empire like that. Fame may pique interest, but hard work goes into it too. Every aspect of these women’s lives is orchestrated to build interest and money. Is that not what business is? Kylie’s pregnancy is the prime example of this. With rumours for months, enough snippets of her face and subtle hints, the public was captured, even obsessed. Even if you don’t follow the Kardashians you ‘knew’ Kylie was pregnant, or at least you wanted to know for definite. The conformation of the birth was strategically planned. Despite being born days earlier, the birth announcement came during the Super Bowl, America’s biggest sporting event. Don’t be naïve enough to think this was a coincidence. Travis Scott (the baby’s father) was planned to perform on that night yet pulled out. The family would have been well aware of the date yet chose to wait till that moment to announce their new addition. Kylie knew what she was doing, I’m not suggesting any foul play during the sporting event, but I wouldn’t put it past them to have induced the birth for the fate, or at least prayed it would pop out fast.
But even before that, we were obsessed with a 20-year-old girl who could possibly be or possibly not be pregnant, yet had no confirmation. No-one had photos, no-one had proof. Kylie couldn’t have been cooped up in a house for nine months to hide it. In fact, we know she was at the Kardashian’s annual Christmas party, yet no confirmation. The level of cover up was so intense, I think the government should really take note, hire Kylie Jenner, and your secrets will never get out!
“The level of cover up was so intense, I think the government should really take note, hire Kylie Jenner, and your secrets will never get out!
Everything these women do is for attention, true, that is because they are running a business, one of the biggest. I implore you to find another business with as many followers or the most-liked photo on Instagram. Please stop underestimating these women, because I’d like to see you create what they have from a simple sex tape.