The Duchess, Kim Kardashian And The New Trends And Mores Around Birth

( via ) The moment that Kim wants to lose weight, whether baby or otherwise, all she has to do is vaguely project an interest out into the world, and she could immediately land a sponsorship with a company that wants to pay her to do so. ( via ) Meanwhile, over in normal town, the rest of us poor schlubs have to pay for a membership to a gym out of pocket, get ourselves off the couch without the benefit of a personal trainer, and watch what we eat without a personal chef. ( via ) I mean, think about the Kanye West story. Think about how bankable she made that.

But its not clear where the lines are now: Sonograms shared on social media? Delivery room photos? Birth photography is actually a growing business . Celebrating a birth in real time, and chronicling all the challenges that come before, during and after it, has real implications for a personal brandand not only that of the woman giving birth, who has suddenly added mother to her personal brand attributes, or who has new jiggles, surging hormones and sleep deprivation (lets give Kardashian some benefit of the doubt here) that can be instantaneously and permanently broadcast.

Kim Kardashian Consults Kylie Jenner for Fashion Advice: “I Just Want to Be That Cool Again”

in Oklahoma, E! News reported . It may not have been new family’s ideal public outing, but it definitely got them out of hiding. Also PHOTOS: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Williams, whom Kardashian reportedly met in February, died Aug. 10 at age 98, according to the New York Daily News.

Kim Kardashian’s Baby to Make Public Debut on Kris Jenner’s Talk Show

Kylie, for her part, was unimpressed. “Kim acts like my Tumblr is VogueMagazine,” she said. “I’m over it.” But she clearly wasn’t “over” Kim’s closet: Kim caught Kylie dressed up in one of her old outfits at a movie premiere! If there’s one thing we’ve learned from this many seasons of KUWTK, it’s this: Don’t take things from Kim’s closet without her permission! Kim confronted Kylie about the thread theft, but Kylie brushed it off…so Kim went through Kylie’s closet with her and took back everything Kylie had borrowed!

Kim Kardashian, North attend Kanye West’s grandpa’s funeral

Kim Kardashian didn’t mince words regarding a baby gift she received from Katie Couric . Kim Tweeted a photo of the gift for daughter North (a polka-dotted sleeper set from Barney’s New York) along with the enclosed card which read, “Dear Kim and Kanye, Congratulations on the birth of your baby girl! And may I humbly suggest you continue the K tradition. Fondly, Katie Couric.” The new mom, 32, captioned the photo using hashtags “I Hate Fake Media Friends” and “May I Humbly Suggest You Not Send Gifts Then Talk S**t.” PHOTOS: The Many Men Of Kim Kardashian The Twitter smackdown may have been prompted by a comment Katie made earlier in the week. When asked about the pop culture phenomenon that is the Kardashian/Jenner family, the former “Today” anchor told In Touch Weekly, “I don’t understand — why are they so famous?

Kim Kardashian Blasts Katie Couric: Don’t ‘Send Gifts Then Talk S**t’

On Tuesday, distributor Twentieth TV has released a photo from the forthcoming episode showing West making an appearance. Sources close to the talk show would say only that Friday’s episode is a “must watch” when reached by The Hollywood Reporter. Last week, Kardashian made her first public appearance since giving birth, when she and West took their daughter to a doctor’s visit. The baby was in a carseat, covered by a blanket.