The star previously revealed that she had stopped smiling on the photos after suffering from pre-eclampsia while she was pregnant with her first child, North, who is now five years old. This disease caused her to swell and bloat, which affected her feeling of being photographed. "The last time [contributed to] not only the weight, but also the swelling that everyone would laugh at, not understanding that I was suffering from this affection, "she told C Magazine in 2015.Kardashian then revealed that shame that she had suffered during her preeclampsia pregnancy "changed the way [she] seen, wanting my photo to be taken. "Before, I always smiled, so I went outside," she said. "After having the baby, I said to myself," These are the same people who were making fun of me and posted stories so ugly, calling me big for something I could not control. "Even though I was more confident I just did not want to be the girl who would smile at each photo." It changed my mood; it changed who I was. has changed my personality a lot. "Kanye West, Kardashian's husband, also defends his approach without smiling." You know, the paparazzi always come to me [and say]"Why do not you smile?" And I think that not smiling makes me smile, "he said in 2015." When you see paintings in an old castle, people do not smile if it does not look so cool. "