Thumbnail for 359606 didn’t throw shade at Kylie Jenner. It actually made an important point.

By Rachel Thompson


There’s a difference between throwing shade and making an important point.

When tweeted out a definition of the word “self-made” it was accused of the former. But, was it really throwing shade, or was this simply a distinction that needed to be made?

On Wednesday, Kylie Jenner’s first Forbes cover was unveiled. “At 21, she’s set to be the youngest-ever self-made billionaire,” reads the cover. “Welcome to the era of extreme fame leverage.”

In the piece, Forbes discusses how Jenner — a member of the Kardashian-Jenner family — built a “900 million fortune in less than 3 years.” …

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