Kim is putting together a big book of selfies called "Selfish." She said she was assembling sexy pictures of herself from a trip to Southeast Asia for a book to give to her newish husband, Kanye West, on Valentine's Day.
But then the thought occurred to her -- why wouldn't everyone want one?
There hasn't been a single mass shooting in Australia since. The opinions in this commentary are solely those of the author.(CNN) -- It hurts me to say this, but I bet when I say "Kim," you know the last name.Academy Awards host Ellen De Generes takes a moment during the show to orchestrate a selfie with a group of stars.Bradley Cooper, seen in the foreground, was holding the phone at the time.Oxford defines a selfie as "a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website."After the Sky News People's Forum in August, then-Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, left, and opposition leader Tony Abbott took a selfie with Nada Makdessi in Sydney. Editor's note: Pepper Schwartz is professor of sociology at the University of Washington and the author of many books, the latest of which is "The Normal Bar." She is the love and relationship ambassador for AARP and writes the Naked Truth column for She is also a senior fellow at the Council on Contemporary Families, a nonprofit organization that gathers research on American families.Before their May 24 wedding, lovebirds Kim Kardashian and Kanye West pretty much took over Paris.Here, the couple -- who often enjoy matching one another -- take a pre-wedding stroll in the City of Light on May 19.Our world is no longer run by bankers and brokers but by public relations people who will do anything to keep certain names in (or out) of the news.If they are not trained psychologists, they sure act like them; they know how to get our interest even when we absolutely do not want to give it.