Kim Kardashian Instagrams a side-by-side homage to Elizabeth Taylor: tacky?

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Kim Kardashian posted this ^^ photo on her Instagram today. I guess we’re supposed to think, “OMG, Kim is just like Elizabeth Taylor!” Elizabeth was married like eight or nine times, and Kim has been married twice. Elizabeth received some of the most famous jewelry in the world – Kim has received a few nice pieces from Lorraine Schwartz. Elizabeth was an Oscar-winning actress at the top of her game for decades, who then devoted herself to decades of activism and HIV/AIDS causes. Kim… has a reality show. Elizabeth was the height of scandal, controversy, public sympathy and media attention. Kim… just starred in “Bound 2”.

To be fair to Kim (I guess), she did meet Elizabeth back in 2011. Elizabeth invited Kim into her home and Kim interviewed Elizabeth for Harper’s Bazaar. I think Elizabeth sort of liked her. Which is nice and I would be dining out on that if it was me, but let’s be clear – just because Elizabeth was nice to Kim, that doesn’t give Kim any right to actively pursue the comparisons. Just the fact that Kim is trying to act like her Lorraine Schwartz diamond from Yeezus is somehow the same as The Krupp Diamond is flat-out blasphemous.

Also – The Daily Mail has some new photos of Kim and Kanye’s Bel Air mansion – you can see them here. I think Kim and Kanye wanted to move in next year, but it looks like the place has been totally gutted. It’s probably going to be a while until they move in. Where are they even staying nowadays? Are they still with Lucifer’s Homegirl?

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  1. nico says:

    Just stop, Kim.

    That picture of Liz in the white dress is downright gorgeous.

    • Demi says:

      Exactly, Kim is just a glorified prostitute..

    • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

      Do you guys think it’s time for me to switch my Gravatar? I like to switch up my Elizabeth Taylor picks–the one where she’s in a gold dress and has a tear drop diamond/emerald necklace on is my favorite one. But I love this one because it’s only showing her face. God, she was beautiful.

      I wish I had 1% of her jewels–I need to marry Liam Neeson quick!

      • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

        Or Prince Harry–he has access to the good stuff! I just need to cozy up to ‘granny’ and then I’m in! (Note: remind one’s self to bring a copy of a Lane cake to England with me).

        I think it was LAK who said a few posts ago that she loved how Charles absolutely showered Camilla in jewels. I saw her wedding ring–I am jealous! It reminds me a lot of AJ’s engagement ring–I guess that’s what they were going for. But I sort of didn’t like Charles because I hadn’t really heard the whole story between him, Camilla, and Diana–and also didn’t know that Diana wasn’t as innocent or heart broken as people made her out to be. But I really like Camilla. I think it shows that Charles really does love her–I can imagine the uproar when they first got married.

      • Secret Squirrel says:

        I love your Gravatar!

        Liz was stunningly beautiful. Kim can’t compare in a million years.

      • Florc says:

        It must be the size of my screen. I thought your gravatar was Vivien Leigh. Both beautiful ladies imo.

        Kim, Lindsey, and past famewhores. They have all tried to compare themselves to Taylor. Their actions are dim witted and to be taken with a lot of salt if at all.

        I all honest i’m shocked kim is still around. Her E! show is tanking in the rating and Kanye is losing his fame. What keeps her as a topic of discussion? People talking about how much they dislike her. When we stop caring enough to even discuss her she’ll vanish. That’s my Christmas wish.

    • Nina W says:

      These bitches may think they compare to La Liz but until they display her heart and spirit they will never hold a candle to her. Elizabeth Taylor was much more than a pretty face, she was also a real person who lived a life of great passions. KK is so plastic and contrived there is no comparison to be made. Kim lacks passion for anything and has so distorted her natural beauty she looks like a cheap blow-up doll from China.

  2. lucy2 says:

    For all the talk of their house, I’m a bit underwhelmed seeing the photos. And with all the tacky crap they’re going to pile into it, no way they’re moving in soon. If ever.

    • Hautie says:

      Here is what I am puzzled about.

      Why purchase a house… that is what less than 10 years old. And gut it. When they could have built a new home for less money and half the time.

      It makes no sense.

      And I am not convinced that Kayne has that kind of cash flow. He might have had that cash flow 6-7 years ago. But not now. So how can he afford to drop twenty million on a friggin house. That they will probably never live in. And will lose millions on trying to sell it.

      Because we all know Kim’s cash is not going into that house.

  3. LadyMTL says:

    It’s not tacky, it’s delusional. KK will never be even 1/1000th the woman and humanitarian that Liz Taylor was.

  4. emmie_a says:

    Kanye’s delusions of grandeur must be contagious.

  5. prissa says:

    Someone made the comment that she looks like the fish Lola from Shark Tales. She really does in the pic where she’s pushing the stroller. What happened to her looks? Who is telling her that plastic surgery looks good??? She really needs to STOP NOW before it’s too late.

    LOL at the comparisons in the first paragraph. Especially this one:

    “Elizabeth was an Oscar-winning actress at the top of her game for decades, who then devoted herself to decades of activism and HIV/AIDS causes. Kim… has a reality show.”

    LOVES THIS!!!!! HA!

  6. FingerBinger says:

    Kim and Kanye are perfect for each other. Two delusional airheads with absolutely no self awareness. If little North East/West weren’t being raised by a team of nannies I’d be worried about her.

  7. idk says:

    I wonder if Kim is even upset her house won’t be ready for a really long time? I mean while at her mom’s house she has it made. Plenty of people to help with the baby, she doesn’t have to clean, cook, or do anything other than take selfies. Plus, this gives her an excuse to not have to really “live” with Kanye…remember she said she didn’t want Humphries moving in with her (after they got married) because she doesn’t like people in her “space”?

    With regards to the pic above, did Kanye put her up to that? LOL delusional. That poor little baby, how is it possible she will grow up even slightly normal?

  8. The Original Mia says:

    Have a stadium full of seats, delusional twit!

  9. Eugenia says:

    LOL!

    Kim and those damn spider eyelash extensions. Liz Taylor had an abnormality where she was born with an extra row of eyelashes. Liz was just genetically predestined to be gorgeous!
    Kim had the goods then threw them out in the trash in exchange for plastic parts and face paralyzers.

  10. Really says:

    The only thing good about it is that it might get more young people to discover Elizabeth Taylor. And then maybe the other bad ass vintage stars will follow and they’ll realize today’s choices are a pale comparison.
    There, that’ s my one nice thing to say today.

  11. skeksis says:

    “Doesn’t give Kim any right” to pursue comparisons to Elizabeth? Is this statement for real? Seems like a very dramatic take on a silly picture. If I had a gigantic diamond I’d do the same, just for fun. I don’t think this is Kim asserting that she and Liz are exactly the same.

    • Nina W says:

      Yeah but if you did it would you post the selfie? I can see doing it for a lark but you know Kim is half-brained enough to be thinking “I can own this.” Kim is a narcissist and doesn’t see the fundamental difference between her and Liz or any other icon. This is just like Kanye and his cheap ass niece of Warhol Kimmy art. If they were being modern and laughing about it, I would like it but they’re not, they’re buying into selling themselves as important icons and taking themselves seriously with these BS pop culture references.

  12. Denise says:

    Whenever I see Kim Kardashian, I think of Elizabeth Taylor. During her Larry Fortensky phase.

  13. JudyK says:

    Stop taking selfies and go take care of your neglected baby.

  14. Nroth Wset says:

    Liz’ ring was MUCH BIGGER!! But the other tabloids say that KIMYE is BROKE AS A JOKE, flying round the world acting like they BEYJAY. THEY BROKE THEY BROKE…THEY bout to disappear, AMEN!Vingers crossed.

  15. tiki says:

    kim=liz. yeezus=richard. every kiss begins with kay diamond=Krupp diamond. um…yeah…sure. I totally see it. as we say here in the south, bless her heart. translation–she’s a moron.

  16. Tracy says:

    Oh Gawd. Stop it, porn ho, just stop it!

  17. pfeiffer87 says:

    Tbf she has a right to compare herself to anything/anyone she wants. Whether people buy it of course is another question…

  18. LAK says:

    I have a copy of the Harper’s Baazar you’ve mentioned. Kim tried to interview Taylor and failed. She does a photospread which is an homage to ET as CLEOPATRA. Taylor was having none of it. A separate interviewer obtained some quotes from ET about Kim which were neutral at best.

  19. Maria says:

    I can’t believe I’m doing this, but I will defend her here. I don’t think she’s saying: Hey, I’m just like her, I think she’s in her own way trying to pay homage to the late great Liz. Because if Kim is thinking she’s anywhere near the same playing field as Liz, she needs to pop some meds. And fast.

    Plus, this is simply a ploy to get every one worked up. And it’s working.

  20. Debbie says:

    Kim Kartrashian is not even close to camparison to Ms. Taylor. Kim is pathetic! Ms. Taylor was an icon. Kim is an eye sore. She’s only doing this because Kanye keeps comparing her to Ms. Taylor & Ms. Monroe. Please stop!

  21. truthful says:

    she is dumb as a box of rocks….she glosses over the fact that she has no talent, LOL. just attention whoring.

    Ye does not stay with PMK, he has a place in LA, never understood why the kid and his fiancée couldn’t stay with him but I can imagine.

    its the place w/the white cement front in pictures.

  22. dorothy says:

    So pathetic the attempts to stay relevant with the “selfie’s”. Just go away and stop embarrassing yourself.

  23. Palermo says:

    Liz did work for AIDS foundation for years, what has Kim EVER done for anybody else? I won’t even go into all the other ways they are different, cause we all know

    • Amy Tennant says:

      We can only hope that Kim will choose Dame Taylor for a role model in more than just poses! Wouldn’t it be nice if she took an interest in Elizabeth’s charity work and decided to follow in her footsteps that way?

      Not saying there’s been any evidence to indicate it might happen, but you never know. I would love to be happily surprised.

      As for the picture, I think it’s relatively harmless and silly, but it sure did get people fired up!

  24. Gen says:

    Except, Elizabeth had real talent.

  25. Kaylah says:

    I see baby kompass is having one of her marathon sleeping episodes again.

  26. BooBooLaRue says:

    Something nice, her hands and nails look great! Wish mine were as nice. Opps, I work for a living!

    • KromBoom says:

      I think her hands are airbrushed in this photo – even stretched out by Photoshop! Compare this to the hand selfie she took when she got her engagement ring where you could clearly see how short and stubby her fingers were. So BooBooLaRue, don’t stress!

  27. Sandy says:

    Liz Taylor didn’t need five nose jobs, mini face lifts, fillers and Botox to look beautiful. And even with all that, Kim is not even close! Don’t get me started on Kim’s deficit of class compared to La Liz, either.

  28. shellybean says:

    Kanye probably tells her daily “Girl, you is Liz reincarnated, you the most beautiful woman of all time. You even better than Liz.”

    I’m just guessing.

    Delusion, thy name is Yeezus.

  29. Kcaia says:

    Wow, these comments are horribly cruel, and for what? To me, this says much more about how cold humanity is towards each other then all else. I am NOT a Kim Kardashian fan, at least in the traditional sense, but I’ve never seen her say something hurtful towards another the way so many speak of her. These kinds of posts make me respect her more, because she never drops to that level. Are these the same commenters that were calling Maria Kang a mean girl? I think Liz Taylor would be mortified, not that Kim K took a picture in her likeness, but that people used that as an excuse to abuse and denigrate another in her memory, especially considering she knew but too well how it feels when the world points their hate at someone

    • mar says:

      are you kidding me? This woman wants to shove herself down all of our throats and has the nerve to talk about that she is “natural”. She constantly lies to the public and does things for attention, so damn right people are going to talk.

    • Dawn says:

      Oh please! You are always on here defending Kim and her actions so I do think you are a fan. And come on the woman is like 33 years old NOT 13 trying to copy the actions of her fav. I am sure that in private she and her sisters are not all that nice about others either. She put it out there and now could care less what I think or what you think because she and her family can only think and care about each other. She has enough money that if she could disappear with North forever and live a very fine life.

      • Kcaia says:

        No, Dawn, I don’t even read the majority of Kim stories, bc it brings me down to see all the mean things ppl say about her and her child. I like to try to stay of the opinion that humanity is good underneath, and it becomes hard to do so after reading such hate towards a harmless woman and her family. You’ve probably seen me use her name as an example in other comments on unrelated posts as an example of cruelty.
        I actually use to think the Kardashians were obnoxiously overexposed, which they are, but when I saw the way people speak about them, especially Kim, it made me feel protective of her, because I know she has done nothing to deserve that level of hate.

    • Nina W says:

      You are a fan, don’t lie. I watched her show and got to know Kim “first hand” through her manufactured persona and she is a nasty person. I feel no guilt at all criticizing her because she is not someone I can respect. She also represents many of the things I don’t like in our society such as relentless superficiality, meaningless celebrity and rampant materialism. You may find something admirable in her ambition at any cost but I do not. She is a horrible example for women and a very sad human being. I feel very sorry for her dead father and all her Armenian family who have had their name dragged through the mud thanks to her and her evil mother. There is nothing harmless about teaching women that all they are is a pretty face or a sex object.

      • Kcaia says:

        Nina, for real the only episodes I’ve seen were first a couple of the first or second season, to see what all the hype was about, but I thought they were boring, the show seemed too fake and they were all too whiny (yes except Khloe) and materialistic (but so is basically everybody I know, poor or not). And second, I watched most of the episodes where she was married to Kris H, because that WAS entertaining, but still I don’t think she deserves the hate she gets, none of them do. But I’m sorry for the no good left in humanity comment, that seems like an ahole way to put it now, but it is depressing sometimes for me to read *some* of the comments, but for me what I don’t like is seeing anything bad towards the baby, anything bad about Kim as a mother, or anything degrading towards her. It doesn’t matter to me if she degrades herself, because maybe she feels that way about herself because that is how she is treated. But no ones perfect, including me, so again, sorry about being snarky earlier towards all Kim haters. My bff was over for the weekend recently, and we haven’t seen each other much the last few years, so I was surprised when we started talking about Kardashians randomly, that she said she couldn’t stand that bitch Kim, she’s such a whatever, but she loved Khloe, and I was like “really? Bc I stick up for her online…” And I told her like above how I wasn’t a fan but how everyone really hates her and says really fd up things like she’s a baby killer or something and how I don’t understand it. And my bff doesn’t go on blogs or use internet barely bc she’s extremely dyslexic, she’d get ripped to shreds posting a comment with her spelling and grammar, but she is smart and insightful and very compassionate (that’s why I was surprised she hated Kim). Anyways, she was like-No! I don’t really hate Kim, they’re like my family…sometimes I can’t stand them, but I watch all their episodes, Kim’s like my sister! So that made me more understanding towards some of the Kim hate, and I like to remember that when I think of these comments sometimes, and don’t understand why.

  30. badrockandroll says:

    What on earth did Liz Taylor do to deserve both La Lohan and KK descending upon her?

  31. mar says:

    Kim is looking FUG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  32. TeresaGiudice says:

    She looks heavily medicated. I guess I would be if half of the world thought I was a talentless joke. I think all the hate has made her very insecure and that’s why she’s gone overboard on the plastic surgery. I feel bad for her. . . .

    • Vee says:

      Yes, she does look drugged, and she still looks okay from the eyes up to her forehead. It’s what the heck has she done from her nose down to her chin that is in question? Hopefully, for her sake, it’s just something like botox, that has frozen her face, and not some permanent damage, and that it will wear off after time.

      She’s beginning to look strange like Michael Jackson. Stop the plastic surgery, girl. It’s not good.

      • Lady D says:

        Her and Niki Minage have the same scary plastic-looking face.

      • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

        Lady D, at this point KimK looks worse than Niki…Niki looks somewhat human. I am absolutely horrible at pointing out plastic surgery, unless it’s obvious. KimK’s work is OBVIOUS. Her face is sooo weird now.

      • Vee says:

        Usually, (I think studies have shown) beautiful people have a symmetry to their face. Well, that doesn’t sound right, but it looks like KimK has too small of a nose now for her large features. Small, is not always, good.
        I think KimK was a natural beauty, but what the heck is she doing to herself. Elizabeth Taylor was a natural beauty and it shows in the pictures, plus like Angelina Jolie, there are pictures when they were children showing they were born beautiful. Like Marilyn Monroe….sure she had a slight bit of her nose changed, but it was so slight. KimK is not making herself look better!

  33. Camille (TheOriginal) says:

    In her dreams (and in our nightmares..). Honestly, this bitch…ugh.

  34. Garrett says:

    Take several seats back in the auditorium Kim.

  35. Kathryn says:

    You’re just like her, Kim!
    The sextape, the lack of talent, the privates smelling contest you hosted with your sister, the gross comparisons go on and on!
    Oh, wait……

    • Crystal says:

      Oh, and let’s not forget about the times that Kim stole her sister Kourtney’s breast milk (it was pumped & in a bottle in the fridge), so that she could apply it to her psoriasis. Kim had read that it helped cure psoriasis or ease it or something like that. How low do you have to be to steal food from a baby for your own selfish needs? Pathetic!

  36. Dawn says:

    With her hair that color and all the surgical work she has done on every square inch of her face she is starting to look more like Joe Camel than Elizabeth Taylor. And yep I know she thinks she wants to copy Elizabeth’s life but gee, Elizabeth was not only beautiful on the outside but on the inside as well.

  37. Aysla says:

    I’m not a Jolie fangirl, but I think Angie is the celebrity most like Elizabeth Taylor… she pretty much ticks all the boxes, minus the jewelry.

    For those of us who can’t stand the K-family and it’s ultimate famewhore, I really feel like their “15 minutes” is finally winding down…

  38. GIRLFACE says:

    Oh hell no. SHE and KANYE are the biggest try hards on the planet. It is so gross. They are gross.

  39. Kay Vincent says:

    Omg! Everyone should just calm the f*%k down. Did it ever occur to anyone that she’s just having a little fun? I’m not even a Kim K fan, but I’m astonished that so many folks are bent out of shape because she posted a playful pic!

  40. Ajla R says:

    OMG, people stop! Did she claim to be like Elizabeth Taylor?! As I can see she only wrote “#MyIdol” . I recently posted a pic on Instagram posing like Katy Perry – do I compare myself to her, too? REALLY? Get over yourselves..

  41. Mingy says:

    for a new mum, she has way too much time on her hands.

  42. bunny says:

    As a fan of Elizabeth Taylor, I’m not particularly offended by this picture. How many women try to emulate Old Hollywood actresses like Elizabeth, Audrey, Marilyn? I get that Kim is a special case of annoying and egotistical, but I’m struggling to have more distain for this particular picture than *any* of her instagrams.

    She is trolling us, and it’s working.

  43. Missykittens says:

    Rumour has it that Kim is obsessed with Elizabeth Taylor and wants to emulate her many marriages and abundant jewellery collection.

  44. lisa2 says:

    I just notice that women that are truly beautiful. (the real meaning of that word, because it gets applied to everyone) are not posting self photos of themselves. They are not always talking about their looks or superficial things. They are Beautiful women in the true meaning of that word; and don’t need assurance.

    Kim is not one of those women.

  45. DailyNightly says:

    I don’t recall Elizabeth Taylor ever allowing herself to be peed on while being filmed.

  46. Caz says:

    I’m not dignifying this latest PR travesety with a response :)

    Ignore them, they’ll go away.

  47. Az says:

    I see Kimmy is drinking the Yeezus Kool Aid. Bitch, sit down. As if. Maybe if it were a side by side with the Cracken as la Liz…

  48. dj says:

    I know it has been mentioned on this website before that Kim had never really given to charities or charity causes. Now Kanye seems to have taken her to a couple of things lately and it seems in a bid to become a “Socialite” (that word has started being used to describe her) instead of “Celebrity” (which is still a stretch since “porn star” seems more accurate). Anyone else notice the PR machine running super high? Ugh. That’s not even addressing comparing herself to Elizabeth Taylor who had talent and beauty! A new ring of hell folks.

  49. poof says:

    “Lucifer’s Homegirl”. That just made my day. Well put.