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5 Secret Facts You Never Knew About Kim Kardashian


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We know. “Things you didn’t know about Kim Kardashian” is sort of an oxymoron, as even she has admitted that her life is “like living on The Truman Show.” The woman is arguably the definitive reality star of our time; what else could there possibly be left to uncover? Plenty, it turns out; get all the details below.

Kim Kardashian’s alleged godfather is…

According to O.J. Simpson, he is Kardashian’s godfather. The Kardashians were very close friends with the football player—he says he was even in the delivery room when Kim was born—and Simpson’s late ex-wife, Nicole Brown. (Kendall Jenner’s middle name is Nicole in honor of Brown.) Kardashian recalled when her father, Robert, served as a member of Simpson’s “dream team” defense. “It was surreal, with Johnnie Cochran and Robert Shapiro and all these guys having meetings at my dad’s house,” she recently told Rolling Stone. “I definitely took my dad’s side. We just always thought my dad was the smartest person in the world, and he really believed in his friend.” When pressed about what she believes now, she said, “It’s weird. I just try not to think about it.”

The star spent a birthday at Neverland Ranch

Kardashian dated Michael Jackson’s nephew, T.J. Jackson, for several years as a teenager, and even celebrated her 14th birthday at Neverland Ranch. “That was the most magical place on earth,” she told People in 2009. “When you drove up, there were baby elephants and chimpanzees in overalls, and there was all the rides. It was everything you can possibly imagine. The memories I have from that place will last for the rest of my life.”

Kim Kardashian’s guilty pleasure might be the same as yours

Typical vices like drinking don’t do it for Kardashian. She abstains from alcohol for the most part. Her major weakness, however, is iced tea and the sweetener Equal. She revealed back in April: “I used to drink a ton of iced tea, but I’ve cut back. I had the craziest addiction to Equal. I’d put 10 Equals in every iced tea . . . I’ve trained myself to have just one iced tea a week, and I’m down to three Equals.”

She owns a piece of Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry collection

Kardashian is a self-proclaimed “Elizabeth Taylor nerd.” She can rattle off the carat counts of Taylor’s three most famous diamond rings, and Kardashian was the last person to interview the actress before she passed away in 2011. At a Christie’s auction that same year, Kardashian purchased three of Taylor’s jade bracelets for $64,900. “If you have a piece of jade, the energy goes into the piece and you absorb the energy,” Kardashian told Forbes at the time. “So I can feel Elizabeth in the piece.”

You won’t believe Kim Kardashian’s pre-jewelry routine

Speaking of jewelry, in 2011, Kardashian took to Twitter to reveal her own “weird Kim fact.” She wrote that she blow-dries all her jewelry ahead of putting it on. “I can’t stand putting on cold jewelry,” she wrote, “it gives me the chills!”

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