Emily Ratajkowski received quite a thank-you surprise from Kim Kardashian after showing Kim support amidst critics bashing the reality star’s latest nude selfie. Talk about women empowerment! Was this Emily’s initiation into Kim’s girl squad?
Can anyone say, girl power? Although Kim Kardashian, 35, has faced a lot of flack for posting countless nude selfies on the Internet, she does have a loyal fanbase who totally support her — model Emily Ratajkowski, 24, included. How’s THAT for an epic friend group? And in Kim’s crew, you get gifts for playing nice — we even have a pic of the gorgeous bouquet of flowers Kim sent Emily to prove it!
“Thank you for the beautiful flowers and note @kimkardashian 💛 it’s so important that we let women express their sexuality and share their bodies however they choose. ✌🏼️🌟💕,” Emily captioned an Instagram pic that she posted on March 15. The photo, which features a large bouquet of white roses propping up a handwritten note signed, “Xo, Kim” reveals just how much support from other women means to the reality star. After all, you don’t get a gorgeous present like that from Kim K for NOTHING! To hear more about Kim Kardashian, head over to iTunes and download the latest HollywoodLife podcast for free!
Emily ended her caption with a quote from the late women’s rights activist, Emma Goldman. “Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free,” Emily wrote. Wow — talk about getting deep!
And Emily isn’t alone in her fight for women’s ability to practice self-expression without ridicule. After Kim went full-fledged nude on the Internet…again, she was slammed by critics saying she was over sexualizing herself — cue famous ladies coming to Kim’s defense in the name of feminism! The reality star was fearlessly backed by Beyonce, Amber Rose, Chrissy Teigen, and more. Don’t you just love seeing strong women band together like that?
We’re not surprised Emily rushed to Kim’s defense like that either. After all, the model has faced her own fair share of slut shaming. In case you forgot, Emily is best known for her appearance in Robin Thicke‘s music video, “Blurred Lines.” And yes, she was the totally nude model dancing around the singer.
But unlike Emily, not everyone has been so supportive of Kim. In fact, the reality star even received major backlash from the likes of Bette Midler, Chloe Grace Moretz, and even Pink. Come on ladies, let’s just all be friends! Maybe then there’d be more white roses to go around!
What do you think of Kim’s gift to Emily, HollywoodLifers?