(Twitter/Kim Kardashian West)

Kim, Kanye and Hillary Clinton snap a selfie: Ultimate #squadgoals or sign of the apocalypse?

Is it too early to christen this duo Killary?


Anna Silman
August 7, 2015 5:46PM (UTC)

Last night, a very special moment occurred when a group of young celebrities gathered to fete Hillary Clinton at a fundraising event held by talent manager and Bieber mentor Scooter Braun.

At some point during the party, Kim Kardashian West and the former Secretary of State and would-be President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton crossed paths.

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Kim, perhaps humbled to cross paths with another woman of equal power and influence as her own, did the only thing one can do in such a situation. Initiating a protocol she has executed countless times before, a motion as second nature to her as running a buffed and polished fingernail across a stray lock of hair, Kimberly "Selfish" Kardashian activated the front-facing camera on her iPhone, before elevating the device and tilting it at a slight 30 degree angle, in accordance with Kardashian's Rules of Standard Selfie Protocol™.

Kanye West, recording artist and husband of Kim, perhaps knowing he was witnessing one of the most significant moments in self-recorded history, bowed his head ever so slightly so as to enter the frame, just a few millimeters above Madame Clinton’s shoulders — a gesture too gentle to truly call a photo-bomb. Then, as the planets aligned in a once-in-a-lifetime moment of cosmic convergence, with a gentle, satisfying click, a new selfie entered the world.

The selfie currently has an impressive 723,000 Instagram likes, although the number of likes that were gifted ironically remains unclear (the photo is either ultimate #squadgoals or a sign of the apocalypse, depending on the viewer). As with all great selfies, is a rare and wonderful beast that has the power to enchant or destroy. Look it at your peril:

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