The 11 Best Quotes From Kim Kardashian’s Powerful Speech At The Commonwealth Club
She talked selfies, insecurities and Caitlyn Jenner
Love it or hate it, Kim Kardashian is one of the most famous and influential people on the planet.
And on Tuesday (June 30), she was invited to speak at San Francisco’s extremely prestigious Commonwealth Club, where she discussed a whole bunch of topics including husband Kanye West, Caitlyn Jenner and the objectification of women in the media.
According to The Mirror, Kim didn’t hold anything back during her talk, so here are her best quotes from the illustrious event…
On objectifying herself with her selfies: "I think there's power in that”
“I don't think it's a bad thing," she added. “I think I have the control to put out what I want so even if I'm objectifying myself, I feel good about it."
On becoming more private: “I used to film everything but now I’ve stopped doing that”
On her advice to teen girls: “Be confident and secure and [be] who you are. If people around you are different, that's OK”
On THAT Paper cover: “I loved that shoot… It was so empowering to me”
“I always learn from my mistakes but something like a photo shoot, I never regret. I would so do them over.
“I was trying to get pregnant, I had put on so much weight but it was my, 'I'm confident again.'"
On Kylie: “I was a teenager and I would have to watch Kylie while my mom was in the shower. That's why I got involved [in children’s hospitals]”
Kim revealed that little sis Kylie was ill as a child, even spending a month in hospital over fears she had a brain tumour.
On gun control: “I truly, honestly believe we don't have strict enough gun control laws”
On new marriage equality laws: “It was about time!”
On interviewing anyone in the world, dead or alive: “Donda West. I would just like to get to know her”
On Kanye: "I love the way he creates, thinks, and stands up for what he believes in whole-heartedly”
“I have gotten a lot of my confidence from him. I used to care so much about what people thought of me [but] he has taught me to not care - he is such an honest person.”
On Caitlyn: We go to group therapy together. Caitlyn has taught me to be less judgemental”
She added: “I hope people understand it, or have compassion. I hope people are non-judgemental.
"People have been so amazing and Caitlyn appreciates that so much.”
On getting the perfect selfie: “The key to a good selfie is lighting. If you're not feeling yourself, make it darker”