Kim Kardashian crushed by reason she was told she won’t be the next James Bond

Kim Kardashian in The Kardashians
Kim Kardashian has stated her desire to become the next James Bond (Picture: Hulu)


James Bond’s feted producer Barbara Broccoli can officially call off the search for 007 as Kim Kardashian has thrown her hat in the ring.

Forget Aaron Taylor-Johnson, or other rumours including Leo Woodall, because the Skims founder, 43, is convinced she could ‘totally’ replace Daniel Craig.

The reality TV star made a genuine pitch to be the next James Bond in the latest episode of The Kardashians and said she ‘really loved’ the idea of joining the franchise.

However, she admitted there was just one single obstacle blocking her route to 007 glory – her penchant for Botox.

Kim’s play to become the British spy arose when she was discussing her blossoming acting career, following on from her successful turn in American Horror Story, with her ‘lifers’ – a group of female friends she has known since childhood – at dinner.

Her best friend Allison Statter suggested she could become the first ‘female 007’ – and you could see Kim contemplating ordering a martini – shaken not stirred – at the bar.

Daniel Craig as James Bond
Kim wants to take over from Daniel as the next 007 (Picture: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Omega)

Kim Kardashian with her 'lifers' on The Kardashians
Kim discussed her Bond ambitions with her ‘lifers’ on The Kardashians (Picture: Hulu)

Kim Kardashian in American Horror Sotry
Kim’s first major acting role was in American Horror Story (Picture: FX Network)
Nodding in approval, Kim replied: ‘Instead of a Bond girl, it should be Bond boys. That would be epic.’

But – despite stating she ‘really loved’ the idea of taking over from Daniel Craig, Kim admitted her Botox procedures could put a stop to her Hollywood career.

She joked: ‘I also feel like you need less Botox for more emotion, and I don’t have it.’

A The Kardashians producer then grilled Kim about her James Bond future in a confessional, with the Skims founder doubling down on her ambition.

Roger Moore in James Bond
Could Kim be joining a lineup of Bonds including the late Moore? (Picture: Sipa/REX/Shutterstock)

Kim Kardashian on The Kardashians
Kim is taking on more acting projects since American Horror Story (Picture: Hulu)

Sean Connery as James Bond
Connery is one of the most iconic Bonds (Picture: Warner Bros/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock)
When asked if she would make a ‘great 007’, the reality TV star replied: ‘Totally.’

On The Kardashians, Kim revealed that offers from acting agents began pouring in after she starred in American Horror Story alongside Emma Roberts.

She has even pitched comedy film The Fifth Wheel, in which she stars and producers, to movie studios, eventally accepting an offer with Netflix.

Written by SNL’s Paula Pell and Janine Brito, Kim compared the project to The Hangover and Bridesmaids.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Aaron is still the hot favourite to become the next 007 (Picture: Dave Benett/Getty Images for Universal Pictures)
Kim is also slated to star in a show – created specifically for her by American Horror Story’s Ryan Murphy – about a divorce lawyer who leads an all-female firm.

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Read More StoriesAccording to Deadline, Hulu has commissioned the show with a ‘big series commitment.’

Meanwhile, the hunt for James Bond continues with Aaron remaining the favourite to take on the role according to betideas.com, which puts his odds at 4/6.

Other serious contenders include Henry Cavill (7/2) and James Norton (5/1).

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