By now you are certainly familiar with the Ferrari 458 convertible Kylie Jenner received as a gift from her boyfriend Tyga for her 18th birthday. Though we've only known the car for about a month, it has quickly become one of the most hated pieces of modern popular culture. Here is how we got here.
Kylie's car drama began just before her big day when she showed up to to a birthday dinner with her family in a red Mercedes G-Wagon. It was notable first of all because it's a similar car to the one Jenner crashed just days after getting her driver's license. It was also notable because the Mercedes had the very same license plate as the Mercedes Blac Chyna drove while she was with Tyga. Did Tyga regift the car he'd once given the mother of his son to his new, underage girlfriend?
As it turns out, Kylie was just borrowing the car from Tyga and the whole thing became a moot point when, later that weekend, Tyga presented Kylie with his gift to her: a $320,000 white Ferarri.
The brand new Ferrari got its first experience with internet rumors that very same night when it was reported that Kylie had already crashed it. Because men can't resist a chance to incinuate themselves into any situation, that story gained credibility when Austin Mahone seemingly confirmed it on Watch What Happens Live.
After Kylie took the undamaged Ferarri out for a spin, Mahone apologized for speaking out of turn saying he didn't realize that not everything you read on Twitter is true. "I was at the party and I saw she got a Ferrari," he said. "And then a couple hours later I saw on Twitter and I saw like the same Ferrari, like the same color and it was all smashed up and like everyone was going crazy on Twitter like 'Oh, Kylie crashed her Ferrari' and I was like 'Oh, no way.'" (Wait until someone tells Mahone, who'll be voting in his first presidential election next year, that politicians also sometimes lie.)
Like any other young starlet, the Ferrari faced its first real media controversy when it had a little cosmetic work done, going from white to matte grey.
All of this, however, was peanuts compared to what was to come for the Little Ferrari That Simply Could Not. Less than a month into the Ferrari's newfound fame, it was reported that Tyga had actually leased, and not bought, the Ferrari for Kylie, the equivalent to giving someone a Netflix DVD with a "happy birthday" note attached. What's more, it was also reported that the Ferrari was leased in Kylie's own name, so the equivalent to giving someone a Netflix DVD out of their own mailbox with a "happy birthday" note attached.
Because no one ever sent Tyga to Shade School, he prolonged the story over the weekend, posting a shot of himself on Instagram with the caption, "When the hating don't work they start telling lies. #WhereYoFerarriTho ?"
Whether this was actually a direct attack on Tyga's ex, Blac Chyna, we may never know. But Blac Chyna's ride-or-die bestie Amber Rose took it as such and fired off a response.
"She don't need a Ferrari, she can drive mine #BFFGoals," Amber Rose wrote alongside a photo of her own pink Ferrari.
Tyga was not done and even as Kylie's grey Ferrari was begging, nay pleading, Tyga to let it have one day without its name in headlines, he shared a picture of his Rolls Royce, writing: "We drive our own whips peanut head." "Peanut head" being a very classy and adult reference to Amber's signature bald look.
And now you know everything there is to know about Kylie Jenner's Ferrari, America's least favorite mid-engineered sports car. While all this was going down, Kylie wanted us all to know which fake eyelashes she prefers. They are the Lilly Lashes "Miami" style which retail for $29.99 and are good for 20-25 wears, according to the company's website.