29-year-old Kim Kardashian can’t sing, can’t dance and can’t act, yet she’s one of the worlds most famous women. Why? Well she’s really quite hot. As these pictures for W magazine testify, she has what art historians would call a ‘Rubenesque’ figure, which basically means she’s really curvy. And she is. That bottom? Painted silver it looks like an Anish Kapoor sculpture.

These picture are the fisrt time Kardashian has appeared nude, or pretty much nude, since her 2007 Playboy cover shoot. Which she regrets by the way. "I’m sorry I did Playboy. I was uncomfortable," Kim told Harper’s Bazaar in an interview where she - ironically - strips down again. Kim is now basically famous for being her. She has the reality shows, as do her two sisters Khloe and Kourtney. And now they all just kind of exists, in a state of sort of sexy suspended animation.

It’s all very strange. But when it facilitates pictures like these. We are not about to lodge a complaint or send a stern sound email. It just wouldn’t be beneficial to anyone would it? What else? Oh yeah, she has a waxwork figure, a workout DVD called ‘Fit in your jeans by Friday’, she was on Dancing With The Stars, she did charity work with Cyndi Lauper, she had a home sex tape leaked, she has her own perfume and she’s probably really nice.