KIM KARDASHIAN has vowed never to cease stripping off for selfies.
The 35-year-previous actuality star picked up the very first-ever Break the Net gong at the Webby Awards in New York on Monday night (16May16). Mom-of-two Kim looked spectacular in a black Vivienne Westwood dress as she arrived at Cipriani Wall Street for the ceremony, which has previously been labelled the Oscars of the Internet. As she took to the stage to accept her award, Kim complied with the organisation’s five word acceptance speech limit, deciding on to say, “Nude selfies until finally I die!’ to cheers from the audience. Kim has courted controversy with numerous seductive snaps she has posted for followers, with one that she shared in back in March (sixteen) displaying her entirely naked, with just two black censor strips defending her modesty. Kim was slammed by many, which includes Bette Midler, Chloe Grace Moretz and Piers Morgan, for the picture, whilst others praised her for her self-confidence in sharing the shot.
Regardless of the nature of the response, Kim’s pictures often garner interest from her followers – of which she has over 70 million on Instagram and 45 million on Twitter. She also has a hugely common mobile game entitled Kim Kardashian’s Hollywood.
Kim’s gong was offered to her “in recognition of her unprecedented success on the internet and the daring and creative techniques she has utilised the Web, social media, apps and video to connect with a really international audience”, Webby organisers stated.
Kim’s husband Kanye West was also honoured at the ceremony, choosing up the Artist of the Yr award following the release of his new album The Life of Pablo.
Rapper Kanye is well-known for his extended and rambling acceptance speeches, but he also stuck to the principles as he picked up his gong, choosing “I cannot stand quick speeches” as his 5 words. Other winners included Jessica Alba, who took house the Entrepreneur of the 12 months award for her function with The Honest Business, as well as Lena Dunham.
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