Celebrities Totally Obsessed With Taking #Selfies

Kim Kardashian stands in front of a vehicule with a stroller as she leaves her hotel on May 23, 2014 in Paris. Hip hop star Kanye West and reality TV celebrity Kim Kardashian are expected to tie the knot this weekend, fuelling speculation about the wedding's location. AFP PHOTO/KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)
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I'm not sure what came first: the front-facing phone camera or the selfie. Whether technology started this cultural phenomenon or whether technology simply caught up to it doesn't really matter — we are now in the generation of the #selfie. And though the selfie has garnered a less-than-stellar reputation, there's something cool about letting the world see you in a way that you alone chose — with the proper filter, of course. So which celebrities can't get enough of their self(ie)? Click through to find out. 

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Selena Gomez

The “Come and Get It” singer shows off killer winged eyeliner in this selfie. 

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Selena Gomez

Here, she’s showing off her new contract with Interscope. 

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Selena Gomez

Singing while selfie-ing is actually pretty impressive. 

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Nicki Minaj

Here’s the “Super Bass” artist hiding behind her album The Pinkprint. 

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Nicki Minaj

If only we could all have eyelashes as gorgeous as Minaj’s falsies. 

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Nicki Minaj

Cute pout, Minaj. 

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James Franco

The Interview actor is so obsessed with selfies that he started selling shirts with them on it. 

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James Franco

Bed selfies are kind of Franco’s thing. 

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James Franco

This paparazzo got a shot taken of him when he followed Franco around. 

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Justin Bieber

Hate to admit it, but damn does Bieber give good selfie. 

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Justin Bieber

Private plane selfie with one of your BFFs is a celebrity staple. 

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Justin Bieber

Let the record show that the Biebs does, in fact, have platinum hair.

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Taylor Swift

Everyone needs at least one selfie by a pool of water. 

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Taylor Swift

Taking a cue from Minaj and posing with the deluxe edition of 1989. 

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Taylor Swift

Bringing in bud Jack Antonoff for a selfie of wide-eyed wonderment. 

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Kylie Jenner

Jenner is making her 16.7 million Instagram followers happy with this makeup-free selfie. 

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Kylie Jenner

Girl really knows how to put on her face…

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Kylie Jenner

…even when she’s going to seductively hide it behind a couch. 

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Kim Kardashian

Kardashian and her little sister might be in competition over who can post the best selfie. 

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Kim Kardashian

Keep your eyebrow game fierce, Kim K. 

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Kim Kardashian

They don’t call her the queen of contouring for nothin’. 

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Demi Lovato

Lovato puts her typically rainbow hair in a hair net for this selfie. 

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Demi Lovato

The body image heroine goes makeup-free for her new hashtag #MakeupFreeMonday. 

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Demi Lovato

Don’t eat the Eos, Lovato. Even if it does smell like cupcakes. 

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Miley Cyrus

The “Wrecking Ball” singer shows her followers how she gets her hair so white — lots and lots of bleach. 

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Miley Cyrus

It wouldn’t be Miley’s Instagram without a selfie involving some kind of smoking apparatus. 

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Miley Cyrus

Yes, that’s blood. No, I have no idea why. #BloodSelfie?

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Lena Dunham

The Girls creator poses with her latest read. 

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Lena Dunham

Here, she shows off what is absolutely her color of lipstick. 

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Lena Dunham

The caption? #ittakesalotofmoneytolookthischeap. Obsessed!

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Beyonce

Queen Bey gets deep in black and white. 

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Beyonce

Loving the hat, B. 

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Beyonce

Check out the reflection in the sunglasses — ultimate selfie. 

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Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga’s Instagram is the rare view we have into the artist without all of her bells and whistles. 

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Lady Gaga

Love seeing this lady smile. 

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Lady Gaga

This makeup-free selfie barely looks like the Gaga we know, but it’s still gorgeous. 

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