“I still try to do everything that I really want to, like go to the mall,” she says in her gentle voice. She’ll do what she wants to do no matter what.” But Jenner only shows small glimpses of “Kylie” to the public. In a episode this past June titled “Fake It ’Til You Make It,” Kylie, Kendall, and Khloé disguise themselves with prosthetics in order to experience a “regular” day as “regular” people.
“But once I get there it’s not a fun experience anymore.” Jenner has built her fame on sharing her life on Instagram and Snapchat, but she’s also careful to keep big parts of it secret. They take a Hollywood celebrity tour but their cover is blown by paparazzi.
Jenner was pressed about the topic in nearly every interview.
“I’m not going to be walking around like that with a bunch of guys there.” The women allowed to stay—mostly Jenner’s personal entourage, made up of stylists, makeup artists, hair stylists, assistants, etc.—mob around her as she poses for photos. At 19, Jenner has seemingly spent more of her life on camera than off.
She leans on her right leg, cups her breasts, and whips her lofty ponytail back and forth. The youngest daughter of Caitlyn (born Bruce) and Kris Jenner, she first starred alongside her family—that’s Kendall, Khloé, Kourtney, Kim, and Rob—on , the hit reality TV show now in its 12th season, when she was nine.
Kylie also created a self-titled paid app, which offers her fans exclusive access into her life via videos, behinds-the-scenes pics, and more; it’s one of the 10 top-grossing entertainment apps in the U. Jenner is aware that fame has afforded her opportunities that most teenagers can only dream of.
“It’s definitely easier for me than for most people,” she says.
“Growing up with her, I always knew her name, but now everybody else knows it, too. It feels different when you say it now: But unlike Kim, whose initial claims to fame were a sex tape and reality TV, Kylie is a new kind of celebrity: one whose stardom is fueled primarily by the image she portrays on social media.
That fame—along with the Kardashian-Jenner name, of course—has opened many doors for her.In 2014, she was named one of the most influential teens by and Business Insider.“When I was younger, I used to think about my sister’s name, Kim,” Jenner says.“There are so many doors that I’ve walked through.” But she also struggles with the trade-offs.Jenner says she has been cyber-bullied since she was in her early teens and criticized for her body. But everything that comes with it—the paparazzi and not being able to do normal things?Then, in a 2015 episode of , she finally copped to getting filler injections when she was 16.