Kim Kardashian is messing with the media the same way it messes with her.
That is, if the media were in the second grade, or a nearly 2-month-old child.
The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, who has shielded herself from public view since the June 15 birth of her daughter with rapper Kanye West, popped out of her quarantine Tuesday in full makeup to tease her fans, followers and the press.
With a video. A three-second Keek video. A video in which she does nothing else but stick out her tongue.
And neener, neener, neener!
Just show us you're skinny already, OK?!
The new mom, 32, also attempted to bamboozle fans last week with a "faux" appearance on her mom Kris Jenner's daytime talk show. She and Jenner led fans to believe that she would be a guest on the show and show off her post-baby slimdown, yet only her upper half appeared, and that via video message.
"I just wanted to say congratulations on your new show," Kardashian said. "I'm sorry I couldn't be there in person but I'm just loving life a little too much at home right now."
The fashionista has been holed up at her mother's sprawling Hidden Hills mansion while her home with West is being renovated. Kardashian reportedly wants to lose most of her baby weight before making her official post-baby debut -- you know, a full-body, flesh-and-blood debut.
Seriously, is she afraid if she's gone for too long she'll become irrelevant? Doubtful.
Still, it may justify all these incidents of a "peek-a-boo." Apparently there's no such thing as wasted ink in the digital age.
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