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Karl Lagerfeld Thinks Your Social Media, Selfies Are Really Sad

Hate to break it to you.

If there's one figure in the fashion world whose sound bites consistently make us chuckle, it's Karl Lagerfeld. The 81-year-old designer is never afraid to tell it like it is, making for some seriously funny (if not harsh) commentary in his interviews. 

Now, the Kaiser has a new place to share his thoughts with the world at large: WWD has learned that Lagerfeld will begin publishing a satirical newspaper called The Karl Daily beginning later this month — perhaps in time for Paris Fashion Week? — that will include the designer's sketches, photography and information on upcoming product releases, with a large helping of his signature sarcasm and humor.

The paper will be distributed in Europe and Asia to start, and he decided to start the new venture as a celebration of his favorite publishing medium. He isn't a fan of fashion blogs, and one place you will definitely never see Lagerfeld sharing his famous quips? Over social media.

"I don’t do it for personal reasons because I don’t want anybody to get inside my private life," Lagerfeld explained to WWD. "I have no desire to share anything with unknown persons."

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His scathing rant continued, and if you're a frequent selfie poster, you might want to brace yourself: "Those social networks, there’s something sad about them. Is it because they don’t have enough knowledge about friends and people? I don’t understand it. It’s like a talkative mirror where people talk to themselves. And what I hate most in life is selfies."

Ouch. Well, at least you can take solace in the fact that his Twitter-famous cat, Choupette, doesn't agree.