Entertainment Forbes ripped for calling Kylie Jenner "self-made" billionaire on magazine cover

16:11  12 july  2018
16:11  12 july  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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Forbes was slammed on Twitter Wednesday for calling Kylie Jenner a " self - made " billionaire . Forbes was handed a grammar lesson on Twitter for its choice of words to describe Kylie Jenner , who graced the magazine ’s cover on Wednesday.

Kylie Jenner is on the cover of Forbes ' "America's Women Billionaires " issue, with the magazine reporting that Jenner is the 27th-richest self - made woman in the United States. Some took issue with Forbes for calling Jenner

a close up of a newspaper: Forbes was slammed on Twitter Wednesday for calling Kylie Jenner a © Provided by Fox News Network LLC Forbes was slammed on Twitter Wednesday for calling Kylie Jenner a "self-made" billionaire. Forbes was handed a grammar lesson on Twitter for its choice of words to describe Kylie Jenner, who graced the magazine’s cover on Wednesday.

“At 21, she’s set to be the youngest-ever self-made billionaire. Welcome to the era of extreme fame leverage,” the magazine cover read alongside a photo of Kylie wearing a black blazer.

The term “self-made” didn’t sit well with Twitter users. Jenner is the youngest daughter of the reality TV family in “Keeping up with the Kardashians."

Kylie Jenner Covers Forbes As The Next Youngest Self-Made Billionaire

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Kylie Jenner Covers Forbes as Youngest Self - Made Billionaire . A post shared by Kylie (@ kyliejenner ) on Jul 11, 2018 at 7:00am PDT. On the idea of launching the company, she says: "I struggled for a minute with finding something to do on my own.

One person wrote “ calling kylie jenner a ‘ self - made billionaire ’ is like claiming you made soup from scratch because you opened a can and reheated it.” Another tweeted “ Calling Kylie Jenner self made is like saying cardi b spelled ‘kulture’ right.” Tom Hinds wrote “ Self made lol.

Dictionary.com was quick to point out that, “self-made means having succeeded in life unaided," and then posted this example, apparently in jest: “Used in a sentence: Forbes says that Kylie Jenner is a self-made woman."

Another Twitter user said “calling Kylie Jenner a ‘self-made billionaire’ is like claiming you made soup from scratch because you opened a can and reheated it.” While others called it a “slap in the face” and questioned whether the outlet even knows what the term means

“Calling Kylie Jenner "self-made" is like calling McDonald’s "homemade" stop this madness,” a user said on Twitter.

Kylie Jenner Named One Of The Richest Self-Made Women In America By Forbes

  Kylie Jenner Named One Of The Richest Self-Made Women In America By Forbes Twenty-year-old Kylie Jenner is officially one of the richest female entrepreneurs in America. Forbes released its annual list of the country’s richest self-made women, and coming in at No. 27 was the Kylie Cosmetics founder with an estimated net worth of $900 million, according to WWD. RELATED: Kylie Jenner Opens Up About Motherhood, Fame And Plastic Surgery In Tell-All Kim Kardashian InterviewLaunched two years ago, Jenner's cosmetics line has been a massive success, selling more than $630 million in product and bringing the company's worth to a cool $800 million, with the reality star owning 100 per cent.

Kylie Jenner appearing on the cover of a magazine is hardly an event, but even we did a double take when her famous mug was plastered on Forbes ’ Within the next year, she’s set to become the youngest self - made billionaire ever, besting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Snapchat king

Today, the financial magazine Forbes estimates that she is worth 0m, making her not just the richest member of the Kardashian- Jenner clan (Kim Kardashian West is believed to be worth around 0m), but on course to become the youngest self - made billionaire ever.

But not all were so quick to discredit the accomplishments of the 20-year-old, who is likely to grab the title of youngest billionaire ever from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg – he reached the elite status at the age of 23.

“Unpopular opinion: Kylie J has built an empire of quality makeup and while she isn’t “self-made” we should all still be happy for her success,” Twitter user named Andy wrote. 

Another user agreed with the debate about whether “Self-Made” was the right word, but noted “she definitely took the foundation that was given to her and ran with it. Can’t even be mad. Not one bit.”

Kylie, who was placed on the cover of Forbes’ “America’s Women Billionaires,” launched her own cosmetic brand called Kylie Cosmetics less than three years ago, and has since sold more than $630 million worth of makeup, according to Forbes. In 2017 alone, she sold an estimated $330 million.

Paris Hilton Says She’s ‘Obviously’ Self-Made, Just Like Kylie Jenner

  Paris Hilton Says She’s ‘Obviously’ Self-Made, Just Like Kylie Jenner Paris Hilton, the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the man who built the hotel empire that bears their name, might want to refer to the dictionary every now and again. On Monday, TMZ posted a video of one of their reporters asking the 37-year-old heiress to comment on the controversy surrounding Forbes Magazine’s claim that Kylie Jenner was a “self-made billionaire.” Hilton’s response, as she arrived at Los Angeles International Airport over the weekend. Her response may raise a few brows.“Would you call [Jenner] a self-made billionaire?” the reporter asked.“She’s a girl boss… [she’s] killing it,” Hilton said.

According to Forbes magazine , the 20-year-old baby of the Kardashian family is on her way to beating Mark Zuckerberg's standing record as the youngest self - made billionaire , ever. Anyone sitting there and saying either "who the hell is Kylie Jenner " or "no way

Kylie Jenner Record-Setting Billionaire Now Forbes Certified. Finally, Kylie Jenner did NOT land a magazine cover for her looks, instead it was her FAT assets as she's set to become America's youngest self - made BILLIONAIRE .

Forbes valued the company at nearly $800 million, while Kylie rakes in another $100 million from endorsement deals and appearances on her family’s reality TV show. 

Whether the reality TV star and social media authority is “self-made” is open to interpretation, however, it’s important to note Kylie did invest $250,000 of her own money from modeling gigs to produce the first line of lip kits that eventually led to her makeup empire. 

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