Kanye West has banned his wife Kim Kardashian from helping their daughter North launch her own YouTube channel for make-up tutorials.
The four-year-old has developed a love of all things beauty, just like her mother, and Kim reveals her girl recently asked for help in filming her first video lesson.
“My daughter watches so many YouTube tutorials and videos,” the reality TV star explains to WWD.com. “She was unboxing the My Little Pony Colourpop collection and I thought to myself, ‘I wish I was recording this,’ because her reaction was so funny. And then she did make-up on the My Little Pony (toy) that they gave and she said, ‘Mom, I want to do a YouTube video.'”
Kim seriously considered the new venture, but rapper Kanye, who is known for guarding his privacy, wasn’t having any of it. Instead, the couple agreed to let North film some tutorials just for her family’s entertainment so she could “test it out”.
“I don’t know if it’s something she would really want to do… but it’s always a struggle on how much you want to have exposed or how much access you want them to have to have to social media,” Kim says.
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, who is known for occasionally sharing pictures of North and her little brother Saint on her social media pages, is well aware of how cautious parents have to be monitoring with kids’ Internet access nowadays, but it’s something she’s already had practice with from looking out for her youngest siblings, Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
“I remember when Kendall and Kylie were growing up,” she shares. “We were so freaked out and we always had their (social media) passwords and we would always go check their accounts, and I mean, they were really little. I don’t know if they knew we knew.”
Despite her concerns, Kim, who is expecting a third child with Kanye via a surrogate, has no plans to order her kids to stay off social media sites when they come of age.
“In the world we live in today, I don’t think you ask someone young growing up to not be on social media – that’s just cruel,” she remarks. “That’s like asking (someone) to not communicate.”