Kendall Jenner's Proactiv Brand Deal Doesn't Make Her 'Brave' or 'Vulernable'

Kendall Jenner's Proactiv Brand Deal Doesn't Make Her 'Brave' or 'Vulernable'

Wow, she has acne breakouts like 80% of people aged 11-30?

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On January 5th, Kris Jenner tweeted the following tweets saying that she was proud of her daughter (Kendall) for being brave and vulnerable.

Now, many people thought that this was a big announcement as momager Kris had sent out another tweet following the previous one telling everyone to watch Kendall's Twitter to see what the "big announcement" was.

If you don't already know, the "big announcement" was a brand deal with Proactiv. It wasn't some life-changing, revolutionizing news that would change the world as we knew it. So, if you wanted it in news form, THIS JUST IN: KENDALL JENNER SUFFERS FROM BREAKOUTS. Whew, I don't know how you or I could have lived without that information.

On a serious note, this is just embarrassing. Kendall has her own dermatologist, first of all. Actually, scratch that- the entire family goes to the same dermatologist. It has been said in many interviews, so it's not some piece of secret information.

If this isn't proof of how detached the Karjenner's are from the real world and ACTUAL issues, I don't know what is. They have millions (if not billions combined) of dollars and a HUGE social following to actually do good in the world, but instead, we are given some "life-changing" and "raw" gimmick.

Acne is a serious thing that people actually deal with (coming from the girl who has been on Accutane twice). A couple of pimples that go away in a day or two isn't #lifechanging. Acne is something that can be damaging to someone's self-confidence and while I'm sure Kendall didn't feel her best with a breakout at an award show, I don't think Proactiv is what solved it, but probably expensive skin treatments and trips to the dermatologist.

Just a tip for Kendall, you have a HUGE platform to talk about real-life things. Use it for good. Talk about anxiety and mental health. Talk about charity work. Talk about something that doesn't write you a check once you tweet about it. A paid brand deal makes what you're saying sound very insincere.

And, by the way, Kris, none of us were moved by this announcement. A brand deal isn't life-changing news.

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11 Things Psychology Majors Hear That Drive Them Crazy

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We've all been there. You're talking to a new acquaintance, or a friend of your parents, or whoever. And then, you get the dreaded question.

"So what are you studying in school?"

Cue the instant regret of picking Psychology as your major, solely for the fact that you are 99.9% likely to receive one of the slightly comical, slightly cliche, slightly annoying phrases listed below. Don't worry though, I've included some responses for you to use next time this comes up in conversation. Because it will.

Quick side note, these are all real-life remarks that I've gotten when I told people I was a psych major.

Here we go.

1. So are you, like, analyzing me right now?


Well, I wasn't. But yeah. Now I am.

2. Ugh so jealous! You picked the easy major.


"Lol" is all I have to say to this one. I'm gonna go write my 15-page paper on cognitive impairment. You have fun with your five college algebra problems, though!

3. So can you tell me what you think is wrong with me? *Shares entire life story*


Don't get me wrong; I love listening and helping people get through hard times. But we can save the story about how one time that one friend said that one slightly rude comment to you for later.

4. Well, s**t, I have to be careful what I say around you.


Relax, pal. I couldn't diagnose and/or institutionalize you even if I wanted to.

5. OMG! I have the perfect first client for you! *Proceeds to vent about ex-boyfriend or girlfriend*


Possible good response: simply nod your head the entire time, while actually secretly thinking about the Ben and Jerry's carton you're going to go home and demolish after this conversation ends.

6. So you must kind of be like, secretly insane or something to be into Psychology.


Option one: try and hide that you're offended. Option two: just go with it, throw a full-blown tantrum, and scare off this individual, thereby ending this painful conversation.

7. Oh. So you want to be a shrink?


First off, please. Stop. Calling. Therapists. Shrinks. Second, that's not a psych major's one and only job option.

8. You know you have to go to grad school if you ever want a job in Psychology.


Not completely true, for the record. But I am fully aware that I may have to spend up to seven more years of my life in school. Thanks for the friendly reminder.

9. So you... want to work with like... psychopaths?


Let's get serious and completely not-sarcastic for a second. First off, I take personal offense to this one. Having a mental illness does not classify you as a psycho, or not normal, or not deserving of being treated just like anyone else on the planet. Please stop using a handful of umbrella terms to label millions of wonderful individuals. It's not cool and not appreciated.

10. So can you, like, read my mind?


It actually might be fun to say yes to this one. Try it out and see what happens. Get back to me.

11. You must be a really emotional person to want to work in Psychology.


Psychology is more than about feeling happy, or sad, or angry. Psychology is about understanding the most complex thing to ever happen to us: our brain. How it works the way it does, why it works the way it does, and how we can better understand and communicate with this incredibly mysterious, incredibly vast organ in our tiny little skull. That's what psychology is.

So keep your head up, psychology majors, and don't let anyone discourage you about choosing, what is in my opinion, the coolest career field out there. The world needs more people like us.

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