Until Kim Kardashian births that tiny Kimye baby, each day, all day, there are going to be rumors swirling around regarding her pregnancy. Some will be ridiculous and totally un-noteworthy, others will be ridiculous and worth reporting. And this claim that Kim is set to make an unsettling $16 million off her pregnancy is worth reporting.
Because it's that ridiculous.
The Evening Standard, as well as other websites, is reporting that ubiquitous reality star is set to rake in the cash during her gestation, thanks to various endorsement deals, filming, etc. A mysterious, unnamed source is quoted as saying: "Kim is in talks with TV execs about filming the run-up to the birth -- scans, hospital visits, everything. She could make $16 million from the pregnancy alone." They then added: "She's already been bombarded with tons of potential deals to endorse parental products."
I know that the Kardashians monetize everything. And we know that Kim will (willingly) cash in on her babe-to-be, but something about hearing the number "$16 million" is just gross. It's ... too much. This is coming from an unnamed source, so who knows if it's true, but you know Kim will make some money off of this pregnancy. Is nothing sacred, Kardashians? How much more rich does Kim need to be? Unless she plans on donating all that cash to starving kids, it isn't necessary.
As of now, I'm still holding out that Kim won't turn her pregnancy into a giant, money-making media circus. I'm hoping she learned from her over-the-top wedding that resulted in a 72-day marriage. I can't say I have the utmost of confidence in this theory, but hey, babies do weird things to people.
What do you think of this?
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