Earth Mother Kim Kardashian opens up on pregnancy and life in the public eye

Earth Mother Kim Kardashian opens up on pregnancy and life in the public eye
Pregnant Kim Kardashian is trying out the Earth Mother look, and it”s a good fit.

With the reality TV star currently visiting Nigeria on a promotional tour, a stripped-down shoot taken taken for Du Jour magazine shows Kim at her most natural.

In the images, taken by monochrome maestro Bruce Weber, the expectant mum shows off her gently swelling tummy. Her makeup is minimal, her hair swept back and un-styled. 

Kanye Wests girlfriend was also in the mood to share, and opened up on a range of personal topics such as her ongoing divorce from Kris Humphries, protecting her privacy and, of course, her impending motherhood.

“I just feel so blessed and excited and ready for the next phase,” she said of her pregnancy, revealing that she was having an easy time, with no morning sickness, cravings or tiredness. 

Kim also reflected on the trappings of fame and being in the public eye, and said that her boyfriend Kanye helped her navigate the A-list lifestyle.

“When you live your life so publicly, like on a reality show, people assume that they know every side of you already. But they always want more,” she said. 

“My boyfriend has taught me a lot about privacy. I”m ready to be a little less open about some things, like my relationships. I”m realising everyone doesn”t need to know everything. I”m shifting my priorities.”

Kim”s ongoing battle to cut ties with her ex Kris Humphries tops that list of priorities. The 32-year-old filed for divorce in October 2011 after just 72 days of marriage but remains legally bound because Kris, 28, has been demanding an annulment based on fraud, rather than a divorce.

A date has now been set for their court case and the former couple will thrash out an agreement on May 6.

Kim told Du Jour: “Going through a divorce for anybody is devastating and heartbreaking, and then to have to do it and feel like you have to explain what is happening is such an awkward thing.”
Meanwhile, Kim recently came out in defence of her sister Khloe after rumours began swirling she had been fired from her presenting job on US X Factor, which Khloe fronted alongside Saved By The Bell actor Mario Lopez .

Her protective sibling swiftly set the record straight, telling TMZ: “A lot of people say a lot of incorrect things.”