Brave: Kylie Jenner Isn't Afraid to Say What We're All Thinking About Butterflies

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There are so many reasons the Kardashian-Jenners are America’s first family—their impeccably-shaped brows; the way they say, “Hey guys,” in a way that makes you feel like you really are their guys and they are excited to be hey-ing you; and, above all, their commitment to speaking the truth, even when it’s not popular.

On Friday, E! News posted a clip of Sunday’s episode of Kylie Jenner’s solo show, Life of Kylie, in which Jenner brings her acuity to the animal kingdom. While touring a London zoo with friend Jordyn Woods, she finds herself in a butterfly sanctuary, much to her own dismay.

“I’m scared if one lands on me!” she yells, before dropping the ultimate truth bomb.


“Butterflies are just a part of the secrets of Kylie,” Kylie explains. “It’s kind of just ironic cuz I’m terrified, terrified of butterflies... All butterflies. This is how I think of them: cut the wings off and if you just look at their bodies, they’re not that pretty. It’s literally a bug.”

Thank you, Kylie, for ripping the mask off the butterfly industrial complex, which forces us to worship what is essentially a bug in not-bug drag, and for dispensing a bit of philosophical wisdom: cut the wings off of anything beautiful, and it’s not that pretty. It’s literally a bug.

Senior Editor, Jezebel

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