Backlash over Forbes dubbing Kylie Jenner 'self-made'

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Robehmed's article describes how Jenner owns 100 percent of Kylie Cosmetics, which has very little overhead and marketing costs.

After Forbes magazine touted "America's Women Billionaires" with Kylie Jenner on its cover, the backlash was immediate over the reference to the reality TV star as "self-made".

But many people on Twitter took issue with the magazine's claim that she was "self-made".


Kylie Jenner has been slammed for being called a "self-made billionaire" by Forbes.

Jenner now ranks at number 27 on Forbes' list of "America's Richest Self-Made Women".

Once she crosses the $1 billion mark, she will unseat Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg as the youngest-ever self-made billionaire.


In another tweet, she stated that if there should be someone celebrated for being "self-made", it should be Jenner's mother, Kris.

The story also reports Jenner, who became a mom in February, has also earned several million from her share of E!'s "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" and endorsement deals with Puma and PacSun. "She grew up in a wealthy, famous family". "Self-made means having succeeded in life unaided", its post stated yesterday, July 11. And sure, there's no disputing that the 20-year-old, who launched Kylie Cosmetics in 2016, is a highly successful businesswoman. Used in a sentence: "Forbes says that Kylie Jenner is a self-made woman". "Words have meanings and it behooves a dictionary to remind us of that".


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