09 February 2011

Kim Kardashian Graces Harper's Bazaar's Cover

Kim Kardashian graces Harper's Bazaar's March cover and is featured in a photoshoot paying homage to Elizabeth Taylor's iconic portrayal of Cleopatra in the 1963 film. Kim interviewed Ms. Taylor for the story, chatting with her idol about glamour, giving back, and how to live like a legend. And with a business empire, hit TV show, and a headline-making body, Kim proves that she's queen of her self-made kingdom.

Kim Kardashian quotes:
#Kim has always had a head for business: "I would absolutely characterize myself as ambitious," she says. She credits her late father, lawyer Robert Kardashian, with instilling a work ethic in her. "I put myself on a budget. My parents raised us saying that at 18, we'd be cut off," she explains.
#Kim was recently in New York filming Kourtney & Kim Take New York:
“I worked out once. I gained like 10 pounds. All the papers were like, Kim’s pregnant! I ate the nuts on the street corner, the hot dogs, the street meat. It was not a joke.”
"The city asked us not to tweet when we were there because the population growing around our store was becoming a fire hazard."
#She recently filmed her first music video with Kanye West. “I can carry a tune, yeah. I have a cute little voice. I talked to people in the business, and they said, ‘This is what we do for fun. You go to the movies, you go shopping, why don’t you try what we do?’” And with no less than West as a collaborator, Kim might yet be a hit. Has Kanye ever come courting? “We are good friends.”

Kim Kardashian - Elizabeth Taylor Q&A (full interview at Harpers Bazaar):

KIM KARDASHIAN : You are my idol. But I’m six husbands and some big jewels behind. What should I do?

ELIZABETH TAYLOR: I never planned to acquire a lot of jewels or a lot of husbands. For me, life happened, just as it does for anyone else. I have been supremely lucky in my life in that I have known great love, and of course I am the temporary custodian of some incredible and beautiful things. But I have never felt more alive than when I watched my children delight in something, never more alive than when I have watched a great artist perform, and never richer than when I have scored a big check to fight AIDS. Follow your passion, follow your heart, and the things you need will come.

KK: You have starred in movies with some of the dreamiest men of all time: Rock Hudson, Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, James Dean, Paul Newman, Michael Caine, and Warren Beatty. Who else would you have loved to work with?

ET: I love Johnny Depp, and I love Colin Farrell—both brilliant, nuanced actors with great range.

Check out the behind the scenes footage and interview at the photoshoot:

1 comment:

Soho500 said...

Kim is so beautiful, but something is wrong with that cover. Can't put my finger on it. Maybe the hair?

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