The Kardashian Craze
As the modern generation has fallen in love with the hilarious Kardashian family, the reality show, Keeping up with the Kardashians heightens the craze and obsessions of these public figures as it gives today’s minds an inside scoop to the everyday adventures of all the Kardashians . The television series was released in 2007, and is still ongoing today with 12 seasons. Throughout every episode, the sisters are constantly being followed and watched throughout the day, where their whitty and sarcastic commentary are being documented. Thus, it is inevitable that it will be recreated and share in today’s social media network platforms.
Through the lives of Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kendell and Kylie, Keeping Up with the Kardashians shows and promotes what is new in their lives and the problems that arise within their family.
Through this close up in their lives, brings the endless about of memes and gifs as they are constantly being shared on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter as the comical expressions of each sister is spread out to fit in to different context; whether that be teen drama related, the school of stress, or how the mishaps of reality hit us harder some days than the other. A tweet that I made a few weeks ago perfectly fit a Kardashian meme and become one of my most liked tweet.
Further, the Kardashians remain a popular interest within today’s culture as headlines of their misfortunes, success, and outbreaks are always currently a tabloid across magazines and online blogs. Within the past year, the Kardashians have continued to made themselves an ideoloized public figure: from the success merchandise of Kylie Jenner’s makeup line to the new arrival of babies, and to Kendal Jenners’ newest photo shoots.
As a new caputre of the Kardashian ladies becomes a fan favourite, social media platforms evidently exploit this within all the forms of new media. Thus, new content of these public figures are being released, online users cannot help but to share and or reposted these memes and gifs daily.
Every reaction is constantly being recreated to fit certain situations and problems within relatable issues in society today. Some reaction photos are common than others, however this reaction photo of Kim Kardashian is constantly being shared each with another laugh worthy text to go along with it.
This reaction of Kim Kardashian’s annoyed rolling eye face has reproduced over a thousands to create content of different memes, a variety of tweets, and is shared worldwide each captioning it through a different context. For example:
As society continues to be compelled by the Kardashian craze, the more famous these reaction photos are being publicized. This photo originally derived from their television series and once viewed, it was seen everywhere in the cyberspace as a comical reaction image to attach to tweets.
I will admit that I am a Kardashian enthuasist as almost every tweet of mine that follows a gif is more than likely to be from their show…what can I say, they’re hilarious.