Jon Hamm's Kim Kardashian "Stupidity" Slam Is "Not Personal"
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After his interview with ELLE UK, where he dissed reality TV stars Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian, hit stands this week, Jon Hamm is offering an explanation.
"It's surprising to me that it has become remotely a story," he told the outlet of the reaction to that specific part of his interview. "I don't know Ms. Kardashian, I know her public persona. What I said was meant to be more on pervasiveness of something in our culture, not personal, but she took offense to it and that is her right."
In his interview with the mag, Hamm complains, "Whether it's Paris Hilton or Kim Kardashian or whoever, stupidity is certainly celebrated. Being a f-cking idiot is a valuable commodity in this culture because you're rewarded significantly," adding that the idea that reality stars can create successful businesses "doesn't make any sense."
While Hilton has yet to respond, Kardashian responded to the Mad Men actor's remarks, via her personal Twitter on Monday.
"I respect Jon and I am a firm believer that everyone is entitled to their own opinion and that not everyone takes the same path in life," the E! reality star wrote.
"We're all working hard and we all have to respect one another. Calling someone who runs their own businesses, is a part of a successful TV show, produces, writes, designs, and creates, 'stupid,' is in my opinion careless."
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