Instagrandma Baddiewinkle Says She's 'Always Been A Rebel'

Baddiewinkle’s Instagram bio reads, "Stealing your man since 1928." It’s rare to talk to a celebrity who hits as many demographic heights as Baddiewinkle . She’s an Instagram influencer with more than 3 million followers; she’s been featured by two major cosmetics lines; and she turned heads when she wore a bedazzled nude bodysuit to the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Baddiewinkle is also a great-grandmother, and at the age of 88 she’s written a new book: Baddiewinkle’s Guide to Life . The Instagram star, whose real name is Helen Ruth van Winkle, says coming up with her account name was pretty easy. "I’m a bad bitch; always been a rebel. So we decided ‘bad’ — ‘baddie.’ And then my last name was van Winkle, so we put the Winkle on." Before she became famous, Baddiewinkle lead a pretty normal life in Waco, Ky. "I had a little 6-acre farm. I took care of it by myself for 15 years," she says. "I did everything that you’re supposed to do: mowed, trimmed, had a little garden. I kept busy at all times." Then one day her great-granddaughter saw her in a pair of cut-off shorts and a tie-dye shirt […]

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