Kim Kardashian Finally Admits to Getting Butt Injections—But There's Way More to the Story


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Kim Kardashian is a tech developer, reality star, and author (Selfish totally counts, guys), and she also happens to be one of the most body positive women in the game (opens in new tab). But Kim comes under a lot of unfair and pretty sexist scrutiny surrounding her famous curves—specifically in regards to whether or not she's had butt injections. So, has she? Answer: No. But also yes.

In a recent live stream (opens in new tab), Kim admits that she has, in fact, had injections—but there's a simple explanation. She suffers from psoriasis, and was told by a doctor that getting cortisone shots could help. Kim says rumors of fat injections started when she was spotted with a dent in her skin, a common side effect of the medication.

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"I went to go get a cortisone shot in my butt," Kim says. "I lived right behind Kitson. One of my neighbors was a dermatologist at Cedars. I go in there and he's like, 'There's a one in a billion chance that you will get a huge indent in your butt.' Of course I get a huge indent on my butt."

As Kim goes on to note, there are several photos where the indent is visible. "There is a picture of me in Miami wearing an electric blue dress, and another picture of me walking down Robertson," she continues. "You see the indent. And I think that's when the rumors started: 'She's had implants.'"

Well, there you have it. Mystery of the 🍑 = solved.

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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.