Kim Kardashian: “Butt Pad” Claim False
Kim Kardashian says she was not caught wearing a “butt pad,” despite claims that surfaced after she was photographed earlier this week. Gossip Cop can help correct the stories.
On Wednesday, paparazzi snapped pictures of Kardashian as she left Dave & Busters after her sister Khloe’s birthday party. In one of the shots, which was taken from behind the reality star, there is an indentation in the butt area of her skirt that gave some the impression that Kardashian had padded her booty. HollywoodLife, for instance, wrote in a headline, “Kim Kardashian: Does She Wear Butt Pads? — See The Awkward Pics.”
“There’s no denying that Kim Kardashian has a curvaceous backside, but she may be getting a little more plumping help than we thought,” said the accompanying story. “The 35-year-old reality star may just be guilty of using butt pads to help give her the famous derriere we’re all so familiar with — at least that’s what seemed to be inside her skirt on June 27! Talk about an awkward wardrobe malfunction!”
It’s actually more awkward that HollywoodLies fell for the rumors hook, line and sinker. Just because people are speculating about something doesn’t make it true. And in this case, the “butt pad” claims appear to be not.
Kardashian herself set the record straight on KimKardashianWest.com on Friday, in a post appropriately titled, “#FACTS: My Alleged Butt Pads.” The reality star acknowledged, “Another day, another crazy rumor! Apparently, I was caught wearing butt pads.”
She went on to write, “Here’s what really happened: A couple years ago, I wore a skirt in Miami that was totally sheer. I had no idea it was SO see-through on my butt. I definitely never want that to happen again, so now I always wear shapewear.”
“Sometimes, they have a sheer cutout like these capris from Body Wrap, so that’s actually what you’re seeing in the picture,” Kardashian explained, implying that the open design of the undergarment caused the indentation where her butt met the fabric cutout. “So, the fact is: I don’t wear butt pads!”
She also amusingly added, “At this point, I think everyone has seen my butt naked and knows I don’t need them, LOL!” Ain’t that the truth.