15 Little-Known Facts About Kim Kardashian

Amy Goldman | Jan 28, 2016 Celebrities
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It's easy to think we know everything there is to know about someone with as much visibility as Kim Kardashian, but we'd be wrong. It turns out there's a lot more to the reality star than meets the eye. We found some interesting facts about Kim that might surprise even the most devoted Kardashian fan. It turns out the perpetually Instagram-ready Kardashian has just as many quirks and guilty indulgences as the rest of us.

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It's hard to believe since the Kardashians have been on TV for a long time, but there are still things that fans might not know about the woman who started it all, Kim Kardashian. How can this be? We tend to think that Kim shares everything; from interviews, her TV show, and her Instagram, folks might think they have all the Kim Kardashian news covered. But think again! There are still plenty of things that not every fan might know about Kim K. And we're about to reveal some of her most hidden secrets. Even the most famous people have a few surprises up their sleeves. 

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Keep reading for 15 things fans might not know about Kim Kardashian!

  • Way Harsh, Tai

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    Kim's favorite movies are The Notebook and Clueless. She also loves watching NBC's Dateline.

  • Good Deed, Less Good Song

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    Kim tried to break into the music business in 2011 with a single called "Jam (Turn it Up)," and she donated half of the proceeds to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 

  • Hot 'n' Cold

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    Kim blow-dries her rings before putting them on because she hates the feeling of cold jewelry. We feel you, Kim. We hate that rings don't fit under leather gloves in the winter. The struggle is too real.

  • Guilty as Charged

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    Kim's favorite guilty indulgences are deep-fried Oreos. She learned how to make the tasty treat with Guy Fieri during an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

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  • Spice World

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    When Kim had "no uniform" days in high school, she and her friends would dress up as the Spice Girls. Of course, Kim's favorite was Posh Spice. Zig-a-zig-ah.

     

  • Working Class Hero

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    Most teenagers' first jobs are at pizza joints or coffee shops, but Kim had access to a more prestigious opportunity. She worked at her father's music marketing firm, Movie Tunes.  

  • Ready for Her Close-Up

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    For her performance in Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, Kim was honored with the 2014 Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress. 

  • Spick-and-Span

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    Kim has admitted to experiencing some symptoms of OCD. According to the reality star, she can't take a shower unless her bathroom is spotlessly clean, and she insists on recleaning everything herself even after her cleaner visits.

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  • Forever in Never Never Land

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    Kim celebrated her 14th birthday at Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch, which was packed with wild animals and amusement park rides rides. It sounded a little more exciting than our 14th birthday, which involved watching The Ring in our parents' basement.

  • Cover Girl

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    Everybody needs a hobby, and for Kim, it's collecting vintage Harper's Bazaar and Vogue magazines. 

  • Selfless

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    Kim produced a documentary about the intersection of mental illness and social media called #RedFlag. Using her fame to advocate for mental health awareness is an impressively unselfish act for someone who once published a book of her own selfies. 

  • Sister Kim

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    Kim attended the same Catholic high school as Mia Farrow, Giada De Laurentiis, Marlo Thomas, and Mariska Hargitay. Marymount High School is an all-girls school in Los Angeles that requires students to commit themselves to community service. We wonder if North West will be one of the school's future alumnae!

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  • She Works Hard for the Money

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    Kim earns up to $25,000 per tweet about a company or product. How do we get in on that? There's a vacation to Iceland with our name on it.

  • I Dream of Jenny

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    Kim's idol is Jennifer Lopez. We can't blame her for admiring the seemingly ageless singer.

  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

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    Before she was rich and famous, Kim earned her keep by organizing the closets of big-name celebrities like Nicole Richie, Nicky and Paris Hilton, Cindy Crawford, and Serena Williams. She was also the personal stylist of Lindsay Lohan and Brandy.  

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