Although she's rich, famous, and insanely fabulous, once again Blac Chyna has proven she's totally relatable. The former stripper (no shade, it takes skills and confidence to put on a good strip club performance) turned reality star shared an epic photo of herself on the 'gram from when she was a teen that’s giving me major feelings of nostalgia. Like, who doesn't love to reminisce by looking through all of those tacky-yet-awesome photos our moms made us take as kids and teens? I know I do.
Love her or hate her, Chyna is a full-on viral marketing machine who knows how to keep fans interested and — more importantly — talking about her. The social media queen often shares what some might consider “embarrassing” photos of herself on Instagram, and is certainly no stranger to Snapchat filters — even the less-than-flattering ones. Why? Because we love seeing the real Blac Chyna, who clearly doesn’t take herself too seriously. It's a very Kardashian-like mentality, as fans often see members of the family (and extended family) go from ball gown chic to cheesy throwback Thursday real in a matter of seconds.
On Friday, Chyna shared this amazing photo of her 17-year-old self posing in front of what looks to be a faux beach backdrop:
Crazy-bad glare aside, the photo is all kinds of awesome. The on-point early 2000s hair and makeup, the backwards chair pose, and let's not forget about that backdrop. I'll admit it: There are definitely photos of me posing with my brother in front of a faux beach backdrop during a formal night on a cruise ship floating around somewhere. But — unlike Chyna — I'm definitely not posting them online any time soon.
Last Wednesday, Chyna also surprised fans with pics from a shoot where she's sporting a different, shorter 'do.
Although most of the comments praise Chyna's look, a few followers showed off their Chyna-like humor with LOL-worthy comments. My fave being: "She got that 'can I speak to the manager' haircut."
Here's to not taking yourself too seriously!