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9 Questionable Things Kim Kardashian Has Made A Dollar Off Of

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When it comes to Kim Kardashian West's obsession of remaining relevant, some things don't come as a surprise. Actually, mostly everything involving the socialite are no longer surprising now that we think of it. She's got a true hustlers spirit, point blank.

The reality TV star who got her fifteen minutes of fame thanks to an allegedly leaked sexscapade with Ray J has catapulted her likeliness into absolute stardom. For Christ's sake, she's married to Kanye West, that should be enough proof. Yet, even still Kimberly Noel has a past and that past (and present) is one full of questionable things that have resulted in the advancement of her bank account and Kardashian empire as a whole. Don't believe us, just watch.

Continue clicking to see the 9 most questionable things Kim Kardashian has made a dollar off of.

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Sex Tape

Ah yes, how could we forget—the sex tape. It'll forever be her claim to fame regardless if she acknowledges it or not. 2007 was Mrs. West's come up year.
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Short-lived Music Career

Remember "Jam (Turn It Up)"? Okay, neither do we because it was clearly a flop. Even with the help of musical genius, The Dream, Kim's music career was short-lived. I mean seriously, do you remember those horrid lyrics and the cheesy video? Where was Ye when you needed him?
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Acting

While reality TV is just the opposite of its claim of "real TV" Kim decided to give acting on the big screen a try. Why not? What has she got to loose at this point? Executing a few minor roles in mediocre films, her second venture into the film industry quickly fizzled out.
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Quick Trim

The fact that people really buy into dieting products is unbelievable. Why not try working out and eating healthy? Want to hear a secret, that's what Kim's doing. She's selling you all dreams of her physique with Quick Trim's, "live the dream with the body you deserve" mantra. There's no way you'll have a banging body like that from simply taking Quick Trim, end of story.
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Marriage to Kris Humphries

Was it really love? The public claims she was publicity hungry. Then again, they did have a $10 million wedding, a TV special, and exactly 72 days of marriage. You do the math.
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Hairfinity

So now she endorses IG popping hair product Hairfinity? Really Kim, did Blac Chyna put you up to this? It's been about five months now. Can we get a length check or update since you now swear by it?  How much are they paying you per post/tweet? Anything to remain relevant and make that coin, I guess.

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Baby North West for CR Fashion Book  

As much as Kim and Kanye seem to hate the paparazzi they've done just the opposite of their stance on the publicity scene. Only a few months old baby North joined her parents in their acclaimed Vogue spread, which we can't deny was super cute. But when there's a round two that includes the one-year-old in a solo photo someone has to ask, who allowed this to happen? Friends with CR Fashion Book creator, Carine Roitfeld, or not Kim seems to be cracking the whip in true Kris Jenner fashion: molding North into what we hope is not a fame-obsessed individual. Don't get us wrong, we love the photo and North is a natural born star but we don't see Blue Ivy on VIBE do you?
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Kim Kardashian Video Game

Just when we thought Mrs. West tapped into all of her sources to make money, she pulled yet another off the wall venture out of her large backside: a video game about her life. Want to live the Kardashian lifestyle? Download this game. Want to learn how to become a celebrity the Kardashian way? Download this game. And people are clearly downloading it as she's already brought in $200 million in revenue since it's launch in July. No one sells a dream better than Kimberly, hands down.


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Selfie Book

Can a book of selfies really be published? Well Kim Kardashian thinks so. And by the instant success of her video game, the 352-page is bound to be a hit. If anyone can make fifteen minutes of fame last, it is her.

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Beyoncé comes in at No. 3 on the list with an earning of $60 million as she made most of her money through her historical Coachella performance, the joint album with husband JAY-Z, Everything is Love, and the Carters' On The Run II Tour in support of its release.

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