Kim Kardashian West requires no introduction. With over 200 million followers across social media, she is one of the most famous and instantly recognizable women on the planet. But after her recent brush with mortality, Kim slipped out of the limelight altogether, gaslighting the public eye, only to reappear several months later with a completely new style and outlook on life, which has left the world stunned and wondering what exactly is on Kim Kardashian West’s mind?
What is your idea of perfect happiness? My children, my husband, and the peace of Allah.
What is your greatest fear? The beginning of wisdom is fearing Allah.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself? Vanity.
What is the trait you most deplore in others? Shamelessness.
Which living person do you most admire? Malala Yousafzai.
What is your greatest extravagance? Kanye got me Olympia Scarry’s Givenchy burka. I told him to give it back, yet somehow it remains in my closet.
What is your current state of mind? Tranquil and serene. I’m getting over things.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue? Ambition.
On what occasion do you lie? I try not to lie at all anymore. Even white lies. And most especially to myself.
What do you most dislike about your appearance? I’ve turned my gaze away from the selfie.
Which living person do you most despise? Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred.
What is the quality you most like in a man? Softness of heart.
What is the quality you most like in a woman? Demureness.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse? Like or because. But I’m working on expanding my vocabulary. That’s a joke, by the way.
What or who is the greatest love of your life? Allah, followed by my children. And Kanye too.
When and where were you happiest? I think only recently. My understanding of happiness is changing. It should change in light of things.
Which talent would you most like to have? I did not know I could paint until I painted. I would like to write a memoir next. So I would like to have the talent of letters. All the letters, I suppose.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? My past. Or at least my lens on the past.
What do you consider your greatest achievement? Surviving, building my family, and hopefully something yet to come.
If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be? A bird. Unfettered, lightweight, and gliding free. But I don’t believe in reincarnation.
Where would you most like to live? I’m working on that part. Haven’t quite figured it out yet.
What is your most treasured possession? We recently invested in a 400-year old, gold-plated Qu’ran. That’s something holy and special.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery? Being blinded by the hatred and evil of others.
What is your favorite occupation? Most recently, my charity work.
What is your most marked characteristic? Decisiveness.
What do you most value in your friends? Humility and sincerity.
Who are your favorite writers? Toni Morrison, hands down.
Who is your hero of fiction? Mary Poppins.
Which historical figure do you most identify with? I love Muhammad Ali.
Who are your heroes in real life? I love my mother.
What are your favorite names? Chicago, North, Saint.
What is it that you most dislike? Still has to be cardboard sleeves around coffee cups. You can get a girl out of coffee but you cannot get coffee out of the girl. Or something like that.
What is your greatest regret? Honestly, I regret nothing because all my mistakes have led to up this moment, now.
How would you like to die? In my bed, next to my husband, when I’m old and grey.
What is your motto? Know thyself. Or all that glitters is not gold. Most importantly, know thyself, though.