In a new selfie posted on Instagram, Kim Kardashian paid homage to her “idol,” the late Elizabeth Taylor, by recreating one of her most famous looks—with heavy eye makeup, a towel on her head and her giant rock on her ring finger!
Kim posed by standing in front of the iconic photo, and writing “My Idol” with an emoticon of a diamond ring.
In 2011, before Liz Taylor tragically passed away at the age of 79, Kim got to interview the larger-than-life actress and even recreated her unforgettable Cleopatra look for Harper’s Bazaar; at the time, the reality star teased that she was “six husbands and some big jewels behind.”
Kim has since played catchup—adding another husband and now fiancé, and, of course, a beautiful Lorraine Schwartz stunner from each.
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Still, Liz offered Kim some pretty great advice—that we’re sure the future Mrs. Kanye West can relate to.
“I never planned on acquiring a lot of jewels or a lot of husbands,” Liz told Kim. “For me, life happened, just as it does for anyone else. I have been supremely lucky in my life in that I have known great love, and of course, I am the temporary custodian of some incredible and beautiful things. But I have never felt more a live than when I watched my children delight in something, never more alive than when I have watched a great artist perform, and never richer than when I have scored a big check to fight AIDs. Follow your passion, follow your heart, and the things you need will come.”
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Shortly after Liz Taylor died, pieces from her iconic and impressive jewelry collection were auctioned through Christie’s New York; at the time, it was reported that Kim bought three jade and diamond bracelets designed by a Taylor and Kardashian favorite, Lorraine Schwartz.