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With her net worth at a staggering $68 million according to Forbes magazine, 2014 has been the most lucrative year yet for Kim Kardashian, who has earned a staggering $28 million in just 12 months.

Thanks to her appearance on a string of magazine covers, including the highly coveted Vogue and her extravagant marriage to Kanye West which spanned four days and two cities, the 34 year-old has seen her stock rise even higher making almost triple of what she brought in during the twelve months before. From June 2012 - 2013 Kim made $10 million, meaning she added an extra $18 million to her earning power in just 12 months. So where has it all come from?

Kim's earning power: How did she build her $64 million empire?

Even before fame Kim was already considerably wealthy. Her father, Robert Kardashian Snr left his $100 million estate in a trust fund to be divided between his four children when he passed away in 2003. She also earned a cool $5 million from Vivid Entertainment for the release of her sextape with Ray-J, meaning even before the launch of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kim was building her empire.

Appearances and Endorsements: Kim's earning power seems to be pretty reliant on working her way up the A-List. The more in demand she becomes, the more she can command for public appearances and brand endorsement. In 2014 there was no bigger celebrity than Kim, meaning she could command insane appearance prices. According to Forbes Kim made more out of public appearances than reality TV and can command anything from $100,000 to $1 million to hit a party or club. Sponsorship and endorsement deals are also believed to earn Kim millions, according to the and as her star gets higher she can command even bigger pay cheques from companies desperate to have their brand linked to golden Kim.

Reality TV: Not that TV isn't working for her, it's interesting that Kim picked up a pay-check from E! for both the tenth season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians and Khloe and Kourtney Take The Hamptons, proving for the hit TV show, she's still the star. Kris Jenner signed a $40 million deal with E! in 2012 for the hit reality TV show and it's rumoured Kim picks up between $40,000-80,000 for each episode she features in.


E! are also rumoured to have spent $15 million for the rights to air exclusive footage in the build up to Kim and Kanye's wedding day. While the ceremony itself was kept private, footage from her wedding dress fitting, the pre-party in Paris and the actual morning of the wedding in Florence all featured in the wedding special, safely the most talked about celebrity event of 2014.

Kardashian Brands: Kim also takes a nice slice from the Kardashain Kollection clothing line with sisters Khloe and Kourtney. The clothing line sold by Sears earned around $600 million in 2013 alone, with the sisters taking a combined cut of $30 million. There's also the earnings from the sisters Dash stores which currently have locations in Miami, New York and Los Angeles and their Kardashian brand make-up.

The Kanye West factor While Kim and Kanye don't make money as a duo - we can't see West, who has a net worth of an estimated $100 million, going in for a Kimye spin-off show, the marriage has helped raise the couple's earning potentials.

Through Kanye's connections Kim's found her way onto the A list, would she have posed on the cover of Vogue if she was still married to Kris Humphries? She's now front row for Givenchy and Balmain boosting her brand's worth and potential worth. Would Paper Magazine really put a naked Kim on the cover if she hadn't already made the transition to the A-list?


Unlike her 2011 wedding to Kris Humpries, Kim stressed that she wanted her marriage celebration to Kanye West to be private. She also appeared to avoid cashing in on the big day by posting her wedding pictures on Instagram. But the event is still estimated to have earnt the couple around $21 million. While they didn't physically sell the rights to the photos, E! did get the images first and put them out on their site around 30 minutes before Kim posted them herself. This meant every news outlet, publisher and broadcaster had access to the images and they were plastered all over the media for weeks and no doubt helped the image become the most liked Instagram image of all time, with over 2 million likes in 24 hours.


Social media queen With 25.8 million Twitter followers and 22.4 million on Instagram, Kim is a powerhouse in social media earnings. She can command around $25,000 per product tweet, with just one mention from the star giving a brand huge publicity. She also uses the page to promote her own products as well as the high end fashion brands, who have started flocking to Kim and her sister Kendall. Lets not forget Kim and Kanye's wedding picture became the most liked on Instagram in history.


2015 will be all about the App factor In July Kim launched her very first app 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood', which became a hit within weeks. While some might have scoffed at the idea of millions playing a game based on Kim's life, Bloomberg predicted it could make an estimated $200 million by the end of the year. According to TMZ Kim cut a deal to pick up 45% of the net profits and with costs of $10 million to develop, they estimate she could earn $85 million from the game alone, meaning her earnings for 2014-2015 could see her even passing the net worth of hubbie Kanye.

Fans got even more ecstatic about Game of Thrones' season five this week when a brief teaser of the 2015 installment was released, sparking a bunch of brand new theories about what could be in store for the players of Westeros. But how realistic are the predictions for season five?

The 10-second teaser, which premiered on Wednesday along with a Three-Eyed Raven promotional website, featured young Arya Stark, played by Maisie Williams, laying down while having a vision of incidents from her travels so far including the moment when she killed a man using her beloved sword Needle and holding the coin given to her by Jaqen Hagar.

The very brief season 5 teaser:

The only voice heard over the short clip is that of Melisandre, musing: “I see a darkness in you,” which was featured in a scene from season three, leaving the door wide open for speculation as to what lies ahead for Arya and if she'll have any connection to The Red Woman.

Of course there are plenty of theories as to how the entire Game of Thrones series will end, but what are just some of the predictions specifically for season five?

Margaery Will Be Cersei's Downfall:

We all know the famous Walk of Shame is coming for Cersei so it's clear that she's set to lose her composure and dignity but will her power go along with it? In season four, we saw Margaery butter-up young Tommen Baratheon, Cersei's son, in a bid to become queen following the death of King Joffrey. There are hints that Margaery will get a ring on her finger again but what does this mean for Cersei? It's no secret she despises Margaery but with the Tyrell beauty now having control over her youngest - and only living - son, this could be the final nail in the coffin for Cersei's reign and influence over King's Landing.

Cersei Lannister and Margaery Tyrell (HBO)

Arya Stark and Tyrion Lannister Join Forces:

Pictures emerged from the set of season five this summer showing Maisie Williams filming scenes as Arya and Peter Dinklage, who plays Tyrion, in the same location - Braavos. It's looking likely that Arya and Tyrion will join forces in the coming episodes although there's one small problem, Tyrion's family are responsible for her family's major downfall so they won't be thrilled to see each other - if in fact they do. They do have a shared hate though - the Lannisters, so perhaps this will be the bonding factor. After all, now that they're both in unfamiliar territory, it's probably wiser for them to stick together right?

Arya Stark and Tyrion Lannister (Game Of Thrones Not Official/Instagram)

The Greyjoys Reclaim Winterfell From The Boltons:

Poor Theon. He's really been through it since being held hostage by Ramsay Snow - sorry that's Bolton now - like, the guy lost his penis. His PENIS. But could he get his mojo back sooner than we think? He's pretty much a lost cause at the moment, currently a slave to Ramsay and going by the name “Reek.” Although he rejected the help of his family in season four, will they try again? Now that the Boltons are running Winterfell, the Greyjoys will probably want to take back what was temporarily theirs when Theon was in charge and the poor lad will probably come with the package.

Theon Greyjoy and Ramsay Bolton (HBO)

Jaime And Brienne Will Reunite:

It's been reported that Jaime will leave King's Landing on a mission to rescue his daughter niece Myrcella from Dorne where she was shipped in season two, but something tells us he'll come across his old pal Brienne on his travels later down the season. At least, we're hoping this is the case as we suspect Jaime has deeper feelings for her than he realises and it would just be cruel to keep them away from each other for too long.

Jamie Lannister and Brienne of Tarth (HBO)

Daenerys' Reign Will Start To Crumble:

She's already lost her confidante after Ser Jorah revealed himself to be a spy from King's Landing and her dragons are straying further from her grasp so something's got to give. It's a tricky one because we do see Dany going far with her mission to reach Westeros, but, she'll probably pay the price at some point, while her ego continues to inflate as the power comes. Plus, it's kind of already started - in season four, one of her civilians in Meereen challenged her about her army killing an innocent child when she first took over the city.

The Most Ridiculous Theory:

Comes from YouTube user Rome Werty, who commented under the teaser: "Tyrion is going to lose one nipple, Aria will dance with a panda for money, Jon Snow becomes a man-whore in Valyria, Sam get's a wooden c**k and balls and wears them with honour, Joffrey comes back and kills Tommen with a shoe... Hodor becomes a rock star, Khalessi marry Hot Pie." Yes, we can totally see all of that happening.

Of course, we don't know anything for sure with producers keeping everything under lock and key. The teaser didn't even give anything away, making season five perhaps the most secretive season to date. And as history has taught us, anything is possible in the game of thrones. Spring 2015 will be eventful!

Daenerys Targaryen (HBO)

Get your GoT fix by checking out sneak pics of Cersei and Tommen filming season five scenes below:

Anna Todd finally released the follow-up to her first After novel, After We Collided, this week, and as her army of fans will have already figured out, quite a lot of the book doesn't match up to the Wattpad version, the original copy. And Anna now has another surprise for all you fans out there, with her exclusively revealing to us that she's added some of the shock factor into the end of the entire series.

This year has been a whirlwind for Anna, with her not only releasing two out of four After books, but it was also confirmed that Paramount had bought the movie rights to the novel, so she's going to be hitting the big screen very soon! Throughout the whole thing, the 25-year-old has kept in close contact with EntertainmentWise to fill us in on her new found fame, as well as giving us lots of exclusive goss and she's only gone and given us yet another teaser.

Anna shot to fame with 1D fanfic After (Splash News)

Anna will be releasing the third book After We Fell on December 30, before following this up with the final novel After Ever Happy on February 15th and after her Wattpad fan fic, that's loosely based on One Direction's Harry Styles, racked up a whopping BILLION reads, no doubt the rest of the books are going to be worth a read. And by the sounds of it, she has some very exciting surprises in store for you all!

The final chapter of After on Wattpad includes lead character Tessa basically agreeing to marry Hardin, who she has plenty of on and offs with throughout the book. However, will they actually end up tying the knot in the novel? When we quizzed her for a hint of what's to come, she told us: "Just a little one! Hardin and Tessa have never been a traditional type of couple ;)" A WINK? Does that mean that they do actually get wed in Las Vegas? ARGH. She also added that there will be "lots of additions at the end" with "most of the loose ends being tied up." Exciting stuff or what?

Anna always RTs pics of her army of fans and their copies of the book (Twitter)

Anna has been hard at work promoting After this month, with her having countless book signings and interviews, but with the release dates being so close to one another, she's basically going to be on a constant promo tour for the next few months. But she loves it! She told us of the crazy amount of fan attention that the book has gotten: "I can't believe what started as a story to entertain myself on Wattpad has turned into all of this! I just got home from my first book tour recently and it was absolutely amazing. I love signing the books, it's so exciting to see my readers in person. That's my favorite part of all of this, seeing these amazing people who support me through all of this excitement!"

Lots of new surprises have been added to the After novels (Packshot)

And like Tessa and Hardin, Anna has had her own Happy Ever After after getting married at 18. She said of her other half's support: "My husband is so proud of me. He's in the Army so he doesn't get to travel much with me, but when I come home he's the exact same so it's really nice to have him so disconnected from all the other stuff so my life can still feel normal at home. I have been recognized in public but not that often, which is nice."

But, with Anna's face now being shared on Twitter hundreds of times a day by excited fans that have met her at book signings, no doubt this is still just the beginning for her! She'll be getting recognised a LOT more, very soon.

Be sure to also check out our previous interview where Anna talks After the movie, more about her amazing fans and what Harry Styles thinks of all of this!

If, like us, you're both eagerly awaiting The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, but at the same time dreading the moment you've watched the Hunger Games for the final time, then we might have some pretty day-making news for you!

Mockingjay director Francis Lawrence has said that there could possibly be more films in the franchise once Mockingjay - Part 2 is completed.

Speaking to MTV about extending the series, Lawrence said: "Everybody is thinking about it, and talking about it.

"I just think that one has to go into that world carefully. Because I think a huge part of what makes the stories great is that it was really built on this idea of the consequence of war, and you have an amazing character like Katniss at the centre of it."

Could The Hunger Games come back with a new leading lady? (WENN)

Given the success of the current Hunger Games franchise, the director has said that expanding the series would however be a really risky decision. "To just say, 'Oh, we're still in the Hunger Games world', I think is really risky, and you need to make sure that you have something new to say, and either new characters need to be created that are just as compelling as Katniss," he explained.

But is the filmmaker up for the challenge? You bet! "It's a tricky thing, but I'm definitely open to talking about it, and I think everybody's thinking about it. Everybody loves the world and the ideas."

What do you guys think? Should The Hunger Games continue or is it always best to leave audiences wanting more?

Abigail Breslin debuted her brand new music video for 'You Suck' yesterday and the singer has already caused chaos in the Twittersphere because it's basically a song just dissing 5 Seconds Of Summer's Michael Clifford.

The pair may have kept detes about their romance on the down low, but despite not naming names in the new track, Abigail references the guy's band sounding like All Time Low, his bleached hair and even the fact that his bandmates are all hotter than him. Ouch! The song may be catchy, but as you can imagine, it's not really gone down too well with 5SOS fans across the globe, with #AbigailYouTried trending worldwide.

Lyrics to the harsh track include: “I hate the scar above your eye, it looks like you're on drugs / And you really need to learn to wash your hair / Overall, you're not a catch, you're just a dumbass / Bleaching your hair, I hope it all falls out.” She also sings about Michael always calling her when he was drunk and the fact that he sounds like a girl. Oh, and he's a massive player, apparently! There's really no stopping her is there?

Abigail premiered her new video last night (YouTube)

Comments have been flooding the online world all morning and just keep on coming, with one protective fan posting: "when you're a groupie who tries to write a song about a famous band member and fails miserably #AbigailYouTried" whilst others slammed her voice, appearance and the fact that she's "not welcome in the industry."

Is this supposed to be 5SOS' Michael covered in cake? (YouTube)

Despite the hate, Abigail conveniently ignored all the negative messages when she was re-tweeting response to the new track and despite not naming any names yet again, it looks like Michael may have seen it too, with him taking to Twitter to post: "Hahahahahahahhahhahaahahahhahahahahahahahah" after saying "Oh man".

Abigail revealed all about her former romance (YouTube)

Michael most likely had an idea that the track may be about him before the vid was released, with Abigail previously telling Teen Vogue: “This is a song I wrote about those guys who are players and use people and just generally aren't really good people," with rumours claiming she also wrote the song about All Time Low's Jack Barakat. She continued, “It's about things I've witnessed, it's not OK when guys don't have respect for girls. I wrote it in the heat of the moment, and I think a lot of people will relate to it.”

Give the video a watch for yourself below:

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