Give Ray J credit: The guy is under no illusions.
He’s well aware of why he’s famous.
Does he rap? Sometimes. Does he appear on random reality shows? Absolutely.
But why is he remotely relevant? Why does he qualify for D-List status?
Because he once put his penis inside of Kim Kardashian while a video camera rolled and that footage was then released to a salivating public.
Just go ahead and ask Ray J yourself. He gleefully admit this is basically why he’s stuck around in the pop culture universe for so long.
Heck, he just made this admission on Tuesday, during an episode of Celebrity Big Brother UK.
“You might know me for a lot of things – music, reality TV, oh, and you might also know me for my dick,” Ray J hilariously told the camera.
Yes, the dick he inserted into Kim’s vagina back when the two dated in 2003.
The Kim Kardashian sex tape (titled Kim Kardashian Superstar) did not come out until 2007, shortly prior to the premiere of Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
What crazy timing, huh?!?
It’s almost as though Kim and Kris Jenner planned it that way.
To this day, people still purchase the tape, with recent reports claiming Ray J banked thousands of dollars per month in royalties from it.
“People wanna know about the sex tape with me and Kim Kardashian,” he added on Big Brother this week, taking advantage of the opportunity to promote it some more:
“Order it, put some money in my pocket … Y’all still j-rking off to the sex tape? Enjoy!”
Who out there does not adore Ray J?
Moments after making these comments, Ray J entered the Celebrity Big Bother house for the first time… to his 2013 track “I Hit It First.”
That single, of course, served as a taunt to Kanye West back when it went viral, as Ray J made it clear to the world that… well… he hit it first.
(The “it” in this case is… nevermind. You can figure it out for yourself.)
Of course, not everyone was as entertained by Ray J’s references and antics as we clearly are.
Semi-famous close Kim friend Jonathan Cheban jumped on Twitter and called Ray J a “loser” shortly after this episode aired:
We somehow doubt this insult affected Ray J very much.
Not when he continues to literally laugh all the way to the bank on a monthly basis simply because he porked Kardashian in front of a camera.
Kim continues to bring up the sex tape, even while alleging that she played no role in its release and claiming she is sick of people talking about it.
In March of 2016, the reality star opened up in a blog post about how the stigma from her sex tape has followed her for more than a decade.
“It always seems to come back around to my sex tape,” Kim wrote back then, adding:
“Yes, a sex tape that was made 13 years ago. 13 YEARS AGO. Literally that lonnng ago. And people still want to talk about it?!?!”
“I lived through the embarrassment and fear, and decided to say who cares, do better, move on.”
“I shouldn’t have to constantly be on the defense, listing off my accomplishments just to prove that I am more than something that happened 13 years ago.”
“Let’s move on, already. I have.”
Yes, Kardashian has moved on to such an extent that she still feels a need to remind people about the sex tape that launched her career.
It’s diabolical, really … and nothing short of genius from a business standpoint. STOP TALKING ABOUT IT! (But seriously, think about it.)
Talk about someone who is laughing all the way to the bank!