Kim Kardashian Talks 'Selfies' and Upcoming Book Release

PHOTO: Kim Kardashian is seen on Feb. 15, 2015 in New York City. Alo Ceballos/Getty Images
Kim Kardashian is seen on Feb. 15, 2015 in New York City.

With 27.2 million Instagram followers, Kim Kardashian is no stranger to social sharing.

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In an interview with Adweek, the queen of social media spoke out about her upcoming book, which will feature selfie photography captured over the years.

"[I took] my first selfie in 1984 and that opens up the book," Kim said. "For a decade, I've carried a big digital camera, and I think it's just fascinating to see the process of what types of photos evolve. Mine started off on digital cameras, then they went to a BlackBerry and then a smartphone. There's just such an evolution of the selfie. And I captured that, I think, really well."

As for her 'ridiculous' selfies, the the reality star, 34, defended her so-called obsession -- saying that it's all in good fun.

"You have to have a sense of humor every once in a while," she said. "So many people think that taking so many selfies is just ridiculous. For me, what's so funny is I love taking pictures and posting them on social media for memories. I genuinely love the glam of life and hair and makeup and all of that, so I love just sharing my life with people -- that's who I've been.

"I live my life on a reality show. But sometimes people take it very seriously, or they think it's ridiculous. I'm kind of letting them know, yes, it is ridiculous, but it's all fun. I can look at a photo on social media and see a picture and know exactly where I was by the outfit I had on or who I was with. I take it more as a fun, emotional scrapbook that I love to look back on," she added.

Her book, "Selfish," will be released May 5.

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