Khloé Kardashian covers the new issue of Complex, and it's quite something—think of it as a competition Khloé's having with herself: Can she "bare all" more in terms of the photo shoot or the accompanying interview? Either way, she's winning!
Sister Kim, who showed up to help direct proceedings, described it as Khloé's sexiest shoot ever, but did apparently want more nipple all the same.
And yes, her interview proves to be just as revealing—asked about her role as protector of the Kardashian family's honor in all things tabloid/social media, Khloé replies, "I am a lion and these are my cubs. Don't fuck with my cubs because I will rip your head off." And that's just the first question! In the same, she stands by her Twitter blowout with Amber Rose from a few months back and refutes the assertion she'd got slut-shamey. ("I am not one to slut-shame, I have done slutty behavior myself," she explains.)
She then discusses all things Kylie—as the root of that back-and-forth with Amber and in general. Her lips are her business, Khloé says, and so is her relationship with Tyga, which Khloé seems to confirm is a sexual one regardless of the criticism thrown around. "From what Kylie has been through and the life she lives, she's not a normal 17-year-old," she argues:
"I think at 16 I was probably fucking someone that was in their 20s, for sure. I wouldn't say I was even dating, probably just sleeping with them. But again Kylie is not a normal 17-year-old. You're not gonna say, 'Hey, so what are you doing this weekend,' and have her say, 'Having a slumber party at my girlfriend's,' or 'Going to prom.' That's not what Kylie does. Kylie is taking business meetings and bought her first house, or she's going on a private plane with Karl Lagerfeld to take a meeting. That's not even what people do in their 30s. It's a rare circumstance, so let's treat this as a special case."
She also touches upon sister Kim's relationship with Kanye, which is basically perfect, and mama Kris's relationships, which are gross, apparently, but still more power to her. "My mom is living the good life right now, "Khloé says. When I found out she was dating, or even texting back and forth, it was so weird to see her giggly...And it is disgusting. It's awkward. Why is a 32-year-old, or whatever he is, why is he talking to a 50-fabulous-something woman? That's just—and I say it to her all the time—weird. Hearing them have sex is wild and I'm traumatized."
On her relationships, she describes her relationship with French Montana as not quite a rebound, but a pretty casual one. They're just friends now—and get ready for the best line you'll read on why it's cool to stay friendly with your exes this year, as Khloé explains that "if someone has seen my vagina, I think it's OK that I say hi and give him a hug hello." Just for old time's sake, you know?
And even though she's finalized her divorce from Lamar Odom since conducting the interview, Khloé speaks fondly of their marriage. He's "one of the best people" she's ever met, and "that person" for her. Khloé says she misses him every day, but that "even if I had it for five years or whatever, it was the best ever and I'm grateful I did. Some people don't get that [love] ever and I had that magic for a long time."
Click through to Complex.com for more photos (which are stunning) and more pithy Khloé quotes too, because she's just dropping unfiltered family truthbombs start to finish. Seriously, it's an amazing Q&A.