Kim Kardashian Is On The Cover Of ‘Forbes’ Because She Made $45 Million From Her Mobile Game

Two of the most powerful cultural forces in the world: Pokemon, which is currently causing Nintendo’s stock to skyrocket, and The Kardashians, who prove that you can turn sex tape fame into an empire. Today Forbes released the cover of their latest magazine, which features Kim Kardashian as a “new mobile mogul” thanks to hauling in over $45 million from one game. All-in-all, the app has been downloaded 45 million times and generated $160 million in revenue, according to Forbes.

Because the Kardashians are the most culturally-divisive family in America, this naturally pissed a lot of people off: 

But whatever. Don’t hate the player, hate the game. She’s totally self-aware about the hate she’s receiving, too, tweeting shade at the haters: 

Shout out to the endless possibilities of free market capitalism: 

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