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It may now be a collectible, but that Paper magazine shoot was not Kim Kardashian's first naked cover. W magazine editor Stefano Tonchi, who worked with Kardashian on a nude photoshoot way back in November 2010, feels the need to declare that W's naked Kim K cover was more about making an artistic statement than #breakingtheinternet.
"Kim was the perfect person to express the message of the new selfie culture. It was Kim Kardashian being used by W, not Kim Kardashian using W. There's a big difference," Tonchi told Page Six.
"Everybody says, 'Oh my God, look at the cover of Paper magazine with Kim Kardashian. I'm like, yeah, I think she is using them. We used her," Tonchi said.
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