It’s the truth universally acknowledged that kids who start social media accounts to showcase their wealth probably have more money than sense.
First came the Rich Kids of Instagram: a narcassitic account which showcased some of America’s most privileged.
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Ah, the 1%.
Then came a TV show, naturally. The Rich Kids of Beverley Hills was both grotesque and captivating.
And now? Well, the Middle East has jumped on board. Iran to be precise.
At the beginning of September a ‘Rich kids of Tehran’ Instagram was created.
It depicted wealthy Iranians driving around in extremely expensive cars, wearing expensive clothes and drinking, yep you guessed it, extremely expensive champagne.
And it raised some serious eyebrows. The page also shows scantily-clad women drinking and not wearing hijabs — something that could be considered a crime in Iran.
The ‘Rich Kids of Tehran’ account received over 98,000 likes in a month. We grabbed some of the pics before the account was deleted – feast your eyes on theses excesses (everyone needs a diamond-encrusted steering wheel):