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Kim Kardashian Has a Crunchie and You Don't

Founders toil for years to win the TechCrunch honor. Kim Kardashian won it simply by being herself.

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Selfie enthusiast Kim Kardashian won at the TechCrunch Crunchies Awards last night for her video game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. The addictive app was the voters' pick for the Can't Stop, Won't Stop award, beating out runner-up Buzzfeed lists and fellow finalists Giphy, Threes, and Twitch. Granted, it was technically the game, —not Kim personally— that won, but we all know that the Glu Games social-climbing app was going nowhere until Mrs. West lent her star power to it. (Sidenote: We appreciate the nod to Bangerz, but it's kinda weird that TechCrunch has an award named for a Miley Cyrus song. Right? Right?)

Kim's app was the sole celebrity winner last night, but it wasn't the only famous contender. Jessica Alba's The Honest Company was the runner-up in the Best E-Commerce Application category, and Ashton Kutcher was a finalist for Angel of the Year.
· 8th Annual Crunchies Awards [TechCrunch]
· Kim Kardashian Is a Gaming Success and You Can Be, Too [Racked]