For Kim Kardashian, life in the spotlight has meant a real gain in the butt. Amid new reports that Kardashian is in denial about just how much junk she's carrying in her trunk these days, RadarOnline.com takes a look back at how her famous curves have grown out of control.
Kardashian was curvy but contained at the beginning of her career in 2006, one year before her sex tape with Ray J was released.
In July 2007 -- five months after her sex tape was released -- Kardashian's profile already appeared to be growing.
A certified sex tape smash, Kardashian posed for Playboy in December 2007, and one month later her rear was already taking on a life of its own.
As Keeping Up with the Kardashians grew more popular in 2010, Kardashian's endorsement deals soared and her booty became a real moneymaker.
By September 2010, Kardashian had already perfected a pose to best showcase her growing assets.
Four months before her August 2011 wedding to Kris Humphries, Kardashian's booty seemed to swallow the excess fabric of her jumpsuit on April 8 in L.A.
When Kardashian wore this Gucci number to a perfume launch in London in June 2011, critics called the look "too tight." One wrote, "Her size 4 is spilling out!"
Kardashian was already wearing bridal white in the weeks before her marriage to Humphries. But maybe she should have opted for slimming black.
Stress eating? Kardashian's curves strained the seams of her pants in January 2012, as her divorce proceedings rolled on
Critics of this look said her pants were "one size too small" and that "high-waisted trousers are NOT flattering when you have wide hips like Kim!"
Kardashian's curves got the designer treatment when she rocked this Balmain with baby daddy to-be Kanye West at Cannes in May 2012. One critic wrote that the dress "is best suited for a petite frame. It's doing too much on her thicker figure."
A black tee couldn't hide Kardashian's leather-clad rump in June 2012.
West's influence on Kardashian's style started to become obvious in September 2012, as she shifted to a wardrobe of neutrals. But no color could camouflage her curves.
Kardashian rocked a red leather skirt highlighting every inch of her curves in NYC in October 2012. Just a few weeks later, she'd announce she was dieting.
Relationship weight? Kardashian hit the gym hard as her curves looked larger in November 2012.
Weeks after West and Kardashian announced her pregnancy, there was no hiding her growing curves in NYC in January 2013.
Kardashian's booty seemed to be growing along with her baby bump in March 2013
A white pencil skirt strained to contain the reality star's pregnant body in March 2013, amid reports that she refused to don maternity wear despite her growing size.
Kardashian's booty balanced out her ready-to-pop bump in April 2013, two months before she'd give birth to daughter North West.
Four months after North's birth, Kardashian's stomach had shrunk. But her backside looked just as voluptuous.
She vowed to hit the gym hard to get her post-baby body back, but in early January 2014 it was clear she still had a few pounds to go to get back to the look she had in her heyday years before!