Meet Iain Thomas, the 36-year-old South African poet who is famous all over the world except in SA

Trevor Noah has pulled out at the last minute from hosting the MAMAs 2016, due to 'a severe upper respiratory infection'

Kim Kardashian West's new book is made up of 2000 selfies!

2014-10-28 04:00

Los Angeles - Kim Kardashian West's new book features "2 000 selfies".

The reality TV star has revealed the much-anticipated book, Selfish - which is set for a pre-Christmas release - was the brainchild of husband Kanye West and the 352 pages contain thousands of her self-captured photos.

Kim, 34, explained to the Evening Standard Magazine: "Kanye came up with the concept and the name and everything."

"He introduced me to the book publisher. And I was like, 'This is such a good idea, I can't believe I didn't think of it.' It's 352 pages and multiples on the page, so I turned in probably 2 000 selfies.''

Kim - who married 37-year-old Kanye in May this year - has refuted accusations that the tome is nothing but a vanity project for her, insisting it is a catalogue of her life and a reflection of the modern world.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star added: "I've been taking selfies for a long time - it's like now seen as such a vain thing, but it really started off with me just having a camera around to capture memories. They're selfies taken over a decade."

Kim - who gave birth to daughter North in June 2013 - has also given her top tips on how to take the best selfie possible.

She explained: "Lighting is key. I think a lot of people take a lot of selfies before they actually post one. So, in the book you'll definitely see ... like I posted this one selfie of myself in a white bathing suit, after I had the baby ... it was kind of like from the back in the mirror... and I took about 10 shots to get that one. So I'm probably going to put all ten in there."

Read more on:    kim kardashian  |  selfies  |  gossip  |  celebrities
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent Gossip

Shailene Woodley has written an essay detailing her arrest for trespassing and what people can do to help protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read More »

Brad Pitt has met up with his oldest son Maddox, separately from the rest of his children, in a supervised visit. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.