She may be the queen of Instagram selfies, but Kim Kardashian is not looking forward to the day her daughter North West starts using social media. On Sunday, the reality star told ET Online that she worries about negative comments her toddler daughter may have to deal with someday, much like her younger sisters, Kylie and Kendall Jenner, do now.
"I feel really bad for my little sisters, and I would really hate for the day when my daughter has to get on social media, because the comments [can be] like cyber bullying. Sometimes they can be so negative,” the 33-year-old reality star said. "But they can be really uplifting too. That's why, sometimes when I need motivation to work out or ask for a different hair color, they are supper positive and supportive. But it does suck when they can be negative."
While Kardashian has received plenty of feedback (both good and bad) for her steady stream of Twitter posts about everything from her dyed-blonde locks to her post-baby weight gain, social media comments aren’t always reserved for the celebrity.
USA Today recently posted a profile on celeb children who are the victims of social media bullying, pointing out that Jay Z and Beyonce’s daughter Blue Ivy is constantly under scrutiny for her hair, while Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s daughter Shiloh has been pegged a tomboy, with some commenters going so far as to debate about her sexuality. Meanwhile, Kardashian and Kanye West’s baby North has been already critiqued for her pierced ears and her eyebrows -- and she’s not even two years old!
But for someone who claims to worries about social media bullying, Kim Kardashian definitely likes to make her presence known online. The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star is an avid Twitter and Instagram user, and she even once proclaimed that taking selfies is “the purpose of life.” Of course, a selfie is only as good as the social media platform it’s posted on, so as a seasoned selfie poster the reality star should know that feedback will come—both good and bad.
Kim Kardashian recently signed a book deal to publish “Selfish,” a 352-page collection of her favorite selfies, which is slated to hit stores in April 2015. No word yet on whether North West will make any cameos in her mom’s new picture book.