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Lady Gaga caused a stir on Instagram when she posted an image that shows her rocking a boa made out of fake $100 bills.

Gaga posted the image on her private flight to Las Vegas on Tuesday.

According to Page Six, the 35-year-old "House of Gucci" star wore a polka-dotted Magda Butrym dress ($1,300), Valentino cat-eye sunglasses ($449) and a hot pink Hermès Kelly bag ($22,550).

"What's your point?" asked one incredulous IG follower. "We already know you're rich. Why rub it in our faces?"

Another IG user wrote: "Gaga can you give me that scarf I'm ... cold." While a third person wrote, "I need some scarfs [sic] like that in my poor life."

A user said Gaga was flaunting her wealth and reminded her that she turned her back on her dog walker, Ryan Fischer, who was shot protecting her privileged pooches.

Others took a more positive tone. One user congratulated the pop singer for being able to fly on private jets while they wait in line for their canceled flights to be rescheduled.

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Kim Kardashian's 8-year-old daughter North West is already showing signs of narcissism by making fun of her home to upset her mother.

The TV reality star – who has North, Saint, 5, Chicago, three, and Psalm, two, with estranged husband Kanye West – said her eldest child has learned how to hurt her feelings.

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Kim claims the child knows one of the easiest ways to hurt her feelings is to mock the "ugly" way she decorates their spacious $60 million mansion.

"Every time I get into some kind of disagreement with my daughter North, she thinks this is a dig to me and she'll say, 'Your house is so ugly. It's all white. Who lives like this?'

"She just thinks it gets to me and it is kind of mean because I like my house."

Mental health experts warn parents to be aware of signs of narcissism in children who have been raised on social media.

Hurtful, vindictive words that are meant to cause emotional pain in adults are typical of children with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD).
 
READ ALSO: Medical Minute: Are You Raising a Narcissist?
 
Narcissism is the prevailing attitude that a child is superior to others and is entitled to things that she wants.

The narcissistic child is characterized by extreme selfishness and attention-seeking behavior.

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According to WENN.com, the former "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star is guilty of offering her children a "good bribe" in order to win their cooperation and affection.

Speaking on the new Ellen Digital series Mom Confessions, she admitted: "My biggest parenting fail is I give in too easily sometimes and bribes. I'm guilty of a good bribe."

But Kim tries her best not to lie to her children.

"I really try not to lie to my kids," she said. "I was doing that at the beginning to try to get them out of the house or to try to go into a playdate or things like that, and I just realized quickly it wasn't going to work for me and I'd rather be honest with my kids."

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What are the warning signs of narcissism in children?

1. Attention-seeking behavior

The child seeks attention, but does not express gratitude to the parents for being kind and nice to them.

2. Entitlement

The NPD child believes that she is entitled to have everything she asks for. She believes she is superior and that others (including parents) are beneath her.

3. Unreasonable expectations

The child has high and unreasonable expectations from others. They are opportunists who constantly look for weakness in others to take advantage of them.

4. Inability to maintain friendships

The NPD child finds it difficult to make and maintain friendships. She seeks inappropriate friendships with older children and adults who can provide her with the things she wants.

5. Selfishness

The NPD child is extremely selfish with high levels of self-importance. They are exploitative by nature and are envious of others' achievements.

6. Can't take criticism

The NPD child can't take constructive criticism and is easily insulted. She blame others for her failures.

7. Behaves formally

The narcissistic child behaves formally (too grown) in the presence of adults. She is then praised by adults for being "more mature" than other children.
 
What causes NPD in children?

1. Narcissistic parents who are self-indulged, detached, or emotionally unresponsive to a child's needs

2. Parents who are too permissive

3. Excessive and constant praising of a child's beauty (you're so pretty; you're so handsome).

4. Too much negative criticism

5. Irrational expectations of a child

6. Excessive abuse (physical and mental)

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Katie Couric's bombshell memoir, "Going There," has been banned on CBS for its hateful and vindictive content.

For decades Couric's bubbly personality and professional demeanor endeared her to millions of television viewers.

However, critics say her new memoir exposes her as a vengeful narcissist with a mean attitude toward female colleagues.

According to the New York Post, Couric's girl-next-door demeanor was just an act.

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Couric was booked to promote her memoir on "CBS This Morning" with Gayle King -- until CBS News execs and producers read the memoir and canned her interview.

"Nobody can understand why Katie did this," a senior news producer told The NY Post. "She's ruining her legacy."

In her memoir, Couric shredded her competition and cast herself as an enemy of professional women.

She drops names and drags her female colleagues, while claiming to be blissfully unaware of rumors about Harvey Weinstein or Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.

Couric claims she never heard a thing about Weinstein, while feigning ignorance about Roger Ailes: "Who knew he was a monster?"

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Similarly, she handled sexual predator Matt Lauer with kid gloves, claiming she "heard the whispers" about Lauer from women "he damaged."

"I knew Matt loved beautiful women... he could charm the pants (as it were) off any celebrity," she wrote.

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On the day Matt Lauer was fired, Couric texted him, "I am crushed, I love you, and care about you deeply."

She removed her kid gloves for her female competition.

Couric was so desperate to top Diane Sawyer's morning TV ratings that she fumed, "That woman must be stopped!"

"I loved that I was getting under Diane's skin," she writes of her former rival.

Couric claims Sawyer exploited the late pop icon Whitney Houston in an exclusive interview.

"There was a very fine line between a revealing interview and the exploitation of troubled, often traumatized people in service of tawdry tidbits and sensational sound bites (e.g., Diane bearing down on an agitated Whitney Houston about eating disorders and drug use, which yielded the memorable comeback 'crack is whack')."

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Are you in a narcissistic relationship? Living with a narcissist can be bad for your health, according to mental health experts.

Narcissists are evil personified. They are soulless humans who lack empathy and harbor an exaggerated sense of entitlement.

Narcissists are in love with an idealized self-image. They use their victims to project that idealized self-image back to them.

When a victim worships a narcissist it validates the narcissist's sense of self importance.

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"In this industry, you come across all kinds of narcissists," Jada Pinkett Smith said on an episode of her popular Facebook Watch show Red Table Talk.

"Definitely. Big time. Big time. Devastated. Because you bring people into your inner sanctum. They make you believe that they're one thing, and then something happens, and you realize that they are something completely and utterly different. It can be very painful and dangerous."

You don't have to be a celebrity to be a narcissist. Pathological narcissism is on the rise in America thanks to the Internet. Social media is a breeding ground for narcissism. Children as young as 5 have access to social media which instills a superficial sense of importance in the child.

Children who were exposed to the harmful influence of social media are now young adults terrorizing their partners.

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Psychology Today listed warning signs to watch for.

1. Lack of Empathy

Narcissists have a stunning lack of empathy for the suffering of humans and animals. Their lack of empathy makes it easy for them to prey on people or take advantage of family members.

2. They Are Very Charming

Narcissists can be extremely charming. They can make you feel very special and wanted and desired. They hone their skills by watching others and then they practice their charms on their victims (you). They can be very persuasive and seductive and overpower you in a process called "love bombing."

3. Conversation Interrupter

The narcissist constantly interrupts conversations and switches the focus of the discussion back to them. What you have to say is not interesting, so stop talking and listen.

4. Silent Treatment

The silent treatment is one of the tools in the narcissist's sinister arsenal. It is the ultimate rejection. The narcissist can ignore you for days, weeks, or even years. The narcissist usually ignores you until you apologize to them -- even though they were the cause of the conflict!

5. Rule Breaker

Narcissists frequently break rules because they believe rules and laws don't apply to them.

6. Grandiose

The narcissist has an exaggerated sense of self importance. They believe they are extremely handsome or beautiful -- and how lucky you are that they "chose" you. They can be extremely convincing, but watch out for their lies. Remember, you are just a part of their fantasy world. Nothing they say or do is real.

7. Entitlement

Narcissists have a distorted sense of entitlement. They insist on having the best of everything. They don't have to wait in line or follow rules - rules are for peasants!

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8. Conversation Hoarder

Narcissists love to talk about themselves. But more importantly, they love to hear you talk about them. They dominate conversations so you can't get a word in. If you do get a word in, your comments are dismissed as insignificant.

9. Fixation On That Mirror

Narcissists live in the mirror. They can't pass a mirror or a storefront without looking at their reflection. You might joke about their love for mirrors, but they're not laughing inside. The mirror validates their idealized self-image. They need the mirror because their internal self-image is so distorted.

10. They Mirror You

Watch out for this one! Be careful of narcissists who mirror you. When a narcissist mirrors you, she wants to manipulate you into loving her by acting as if she is your perfect twin. You are her narcissistic supply.

She copies your style of dress, your hairstyle, how you walk and talk, your hand gestures, etc. Your friends might say you two are twins (but don't take it as a compliment). She is learning your strengths and weaknesses and all your insecurities. Eventually, she will replace you by taking your man, your job, or your life. Mirroring is a red flag. Proceed with caution!

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Amber Rose is a single mother again after she dumped her cheating boyfriend, Alexander "AE" Edwards, who confessed to sleeping with a dozen women.

The 37-year-old single mom of two boys took to her Instagram Story on Saturday to share her experience after living with a narcissist for three years.

Rose opened up about her struggle to "fix" AE -- and ultimately deciding that fixing a narcissist is impossible.

"When ur in love with a narcissist, ur brain tells you to run when ur heart says stay. Unanswered questions. Gaslighting. Stonewalling, Deflecting, Projecting. I wish it was easy for me to 'fix him,' but that's not for me to do. The pain cuts so deep, especially when there are children involved."

"I will always love him so much, but I know I can't heal him," she continued.

"Only he can do that. I knew I had to set myself free publicly or I would've stayed forever never receiving the love I craved and begged for. Tough choice because it hurts so bad, but I choose me.

"I didn't want to have to do this at all, I just wanted my family MY HUSBAND. There's only so many times I can ask a man to just be transparent, honest and love me wholeheartedly. I don't know if I'll get the happy ending i wanted but maybe I'll get the happy ending I deserve - Muva."

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Rose, 37 and AE, 33, share 22-month-old son, Slash Electric. She also has a son, Sebastian, with ex-husband, rapper Wiz Khalifa.

She was spotted shopping with Sebastian at a mall in Van Nuys, California, on Wednesday, August 18.

Like most women who spent years trying to fix a narcissist, Rose has embarked on a journey of self-discovery to understand why she fell for one so easily. She is determined to cut off the narcissistic supply.

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Alexander responded to Amber's cheating allegations by claiming he's just a man who wanted to "have his cake and eat it too."

He wrote:

"I know that I could stop [cheating]. I could give her a good, solid six months and just really like, deprive myself of my true nature for as long as I can take it but I don't want to live like that."

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Barack Obama's supporters are speaking out against him after he hosted his 60th birthday bash at his $14 million mansion during a pandemic.

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd wrote a stinging opinion editorial slamming her former friend's birthday bash as an "orgy of the 1%."

Fashion critic André Leon Talley is also among Obama's allies who criticized the former president in the NY Times op-ed.

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Talley compared Obama to infamous French queen Marie-Antoinette who once told starving citizens to eat cake.

"I think the nouveaux riches Obamas are seriously tone-deaf," said Talley.

"We all love Beyonce. But people have so many things to worry about with Covid, voting rights, climate warming. People are afraid of being evicted from their homes. And the Obamas are in Marie-Antoinette, tacky, let-them-eat-cake mode. They need to remember their humble roots."

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Maureen Dowd stopped short of calling Obama a narcissist for hosting a party amid the surging coronavirus Delta variant:

"Barack Obama gave a big, lavish, new-money party at his sprawling mansion on the water because he wanted to seem cool. Being cool is important to him...

It’s hard to stop thinking about the over-the-top fete the former president held at his Martha’s Vineyard manse for his 60th birthday. It is such a perfect taxonomy of the Obama arc."

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LeBron James clapped back at social media trolls cracking jokes about his "geriatric" Los Angeles Lakers teammates.

After being knocked out of the NBA playoffs in the first round, the Lakers rebuilt the team by trading nearly every player.

READ ALSO: Director of Michael Jordan’s Space Jam Says ‘LeBron Ain’t Michael’

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The Lakers sent forward Kyle Kuzma, guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, backup center Montrezl Harrell and a first-round pick to Washington in exchange for star guard Russell Westbrook (pictured above).

Westbrook, 35, forms the Lakers Big 3 -- alongside LeBron, 36, and center Anthony Davis, 28.

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The Lakers also signed 37-year-old free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony, left, to a one-year deal at the league minimum salary.

Social media trolls clowned the new Lakers as the oldest team in the league.

LeBron clapped back, telling critics to "keep talking about my squad, our ages, the way he plays... we're past our time in this league, etc etc etc."

He added: "Do me one favor PLEASE!!!! And I mean PLEASE!!! Keep that same narrative ENERGY when it begins! That's all I ask. #ThankYou."

LeBron is very sensitive to any form of criticism.

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Jay Z is suing the legendary hip-hop photographer who shot his debut album cover, Reasonable Doubt.

The rap mogul is suing Jonathan Mannion and his company, Jonathan Mannion Photography LLC, claiming Mannion is exploiting his name and image without the rapper's consent.

In docs, obtained by TMZ, Jay says Mannion has Hova's name and likeness plastered all over his website and sells enlarged photos of Jay-Z for thousands of dollars each.

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In court documents obtained by TMZ, Jay Z claims Mannion demanded tens of millions of dollars when he asked him to stop selling the photos.

Jay claims Mannion is making an "arrogant assumption that because he took those photographs, he can do with them as he pleases."

Actually, he can do whatever he pleases.

As the photographer, Mannion owns the exclusive copyrights to the photos -- so he doesn't need Jay Z's permission to sell the pictures.

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Jay hired Mannion in 1996 to shoot the cover for his debut studio album, Reasonable Doubt. He said Mannion took hundreds of photos and Roc-A-Fella Records used some of the photographs for his album covers and paid Mannion a modest sum for the use of the photos.

Jay-Z claims Mannion continues to prominently display his image on the landing page of his website, where he sells Jay-Z pics and merchandise for millions of dollars.

Jay is annoyed that Mannion continues to eat off his name and image by selling his most famous photographs. The rapper claims he has strict control over his name, likeness, identity and how his persona are used.

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Jay grumbled it's "ironic" that a photographer would take advantage of a once poor "Black teenager, as a piece of property to be squeezed for every dollar it can produce. It stops today."

He is suing to stop Mannion from selling anymore of the photos, and wants him to fork over any of the profits he's made off his likeness.

However, unless Jay Z can prove he purchased the exclusive rights to the original photos, he can't tell a photographer what to do with his photos.

Mannion will likely win the lawsuit, because the rapper is too cheap to pay the photographer for the exclusive rights to the photos.

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Chrissy Teigen issued a lengthy new apology, vowing to do better after she was canceled for bullying young women on social media.

With her world crumbling around her, the 35-year-old Sagittarius issued a lengthy apology for her bad behavior in an essay published on Medium on Monday.

Teigen said she has grown up in the "very humbling few weeks" since she was canceled.

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"Not a day, not a single moment has passed where I haven't felt the crushing weight of regret for the things I've said in the past," she wrote.

She said she thought it was "cool" to bully celebrities, and she believed she needed to "impress strangers to be accepted."

In addition to saying she's ashamed of herself, the mom-of-three apologized to actress Courtney Stoddard and others she disrespected online.

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She didn't name names publicly, but she said she is reaching out to everyone she dissed, including Stoddard, Lindsay Lohan, Farrah Abraham, and Quvenzhane Wallis.

"Many of them needed empathy, kindness, understanding and support, not my meanness masquerading as a kind of casual, edgy humor. I was a troll, full stop. And I am so sorry."

Chrissy was recently dropped from a Netflix show due to the controversy, and she lost all of her corporate sponsors.

There is also a rumor that her husband, singer John Legend, is considering exiting the marriage.

Chrissy was previously canceled for her creepy, pedo tweets about small children.

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Tip "T.I." Harris laughed off Sabrina Peterson's request for an apology in exchange for dropping her lawsuit.

Peterson previously accused T.I. of putting a gun to her head during an argument a few years ago. She also accused the 40-year-old rapper and his wife, Tameka "Tiny" Harris, 45, of sexually assaulting her.

After her allegations went viral, dozens of women came forward and accused the Harrises of drugging and raping them as well.

Last week, Peterson demanded an apology from T.I. in exchange for dropping a sexual assault lawsuit that she filed earlier this year.

"Tell the truth about me, tell the truth about what you did to me and apologize and I'm gone. I don't want one dime and here's the other stipulation, do it within seven days... Within seven days, tell the truth and apologize and I'm gone."

The busy entrepreneur said the ongoing legal drama was taking precious time away from her growing brand.

"I don't want a dime from yo... but if I gotta keep drawing this sh-t out, if I gotta keep stepping away from my motherf--king brand, I gotta keep stepping away from my weed and my weed jars, I gotta keep stepping away from my motherf--king packaging, I gotta keep stepping away from my fundraising I'm supposed to be doing, my 12 million dollar fundraiser, if I gotta keep stepping away from my godd--mn desk to answer these godd--mn calls... then it is what it is."

On Monday, T.I. responded to Peterson's request by laughing. The father-of-seven posted a photo of himself laughing his head off. He captioned the image, "An apology? - Drako voice #WhatItsComeTo."

On Memorial Day, Peterson fired back by posting a "Narcissist Check List" along with the caption: "Pride comes before the fall."