Well, turns out she was holding out on ALL the party details, including the most impressive party surprise of all – a hologram of her late father Robert Kardashian.
Organised by her husband Kanye West, the Rob K CGI projection did it all: he talked, he reminisced, he sang, he danced, and even said Kanye West was ‘the most, most, most, most, most genius man in the whole world’. He also talked about how he lets her know he’s there in special ways and that he was proud of her. The whole thing was sort of sweet in a dystopic Black Mirror sort of way.
Twitter was a mix of supportive and freaked out. While some people said it was a nice gesture, others said it was a bit too freaky and maybe a sign that you have too much money. As usual, it was perfect fodder for gags and memes….
Hopefully, this sort of technology becomes available to the general public and we can all have dead relatives visit us on our birthday. I’d love to have my great uncle Dennis drop by for my 40th, though he will be pretty annoyed he can’t drink beer in hologram form.