Kim Kardashian West's nude International Women's Day snap stirs debate on Twitter as Piers Morgan chimes in

Kim Kardashian West has courted controversy on Twitter by marking International Women's Day with a nude photograph of herself alongside the caption: "Liberated".

She shared the image following an online spat with a host of celebrities over another naked selfie she had posted on the site yesterday (7 March).

Taking to the microblogging site to defend the previous image, Kardashian West called out Daily Mail columnist Piers Morgan after he offered to "buy her some clothes," before penning an entire opinion piece around the matter.

Also in the firing line were actors Bette Midler and Chloë Moretz, who had voiced opinions on the celebrity's earlier image.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star appears to have taken a leaf out of husband Kanye West's book when it comes to responding to Twitter storms.

Tweeters were quick to get involved in the debate, with some stating International Women's Day wasn't the time to attack Kardashian West for posting naked pictures, while others likened the stunt to her cover for Paper Magazine in which she tried to "break the internet".

Ever on-brand, the star responded to critics with one of her own 'Kimojis', before revealing that her Glu Mobile game had seemingly raked in $80m.

Referring to Kanye West's supposed $53m worth of debt, which he asked Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to help him pay off, she said: "Sorry I'm late to the party guys I was busy cashing my 80 million video game check & transferring 53 million into our joint account."

Rebecca Stewart

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