What The Rich Kids Of Instagram Do For “The Holidays”

We can’t help but check out what the Rich Kids of Instagram/Snapchat do for the holiday season. Except for them, it’s always holiday season. We love to hate them. Cue the jealousy-tinged exclamations of “Whatever,” “Oh my god” and “Phfft, seriously?” Especially in response to their obnoxious-as-hell captions like “What is a weekend? Have fun going to work tomorrow” and “Stop being poor.”

For a split second, imagine what it would be like to have so much damn money that you’re regularly lounging on a multi-million dollar yacht in St. Tropez like it’s no big deal, without a care in the world other than which one of your 36 Rolex’s you’re going to wear to brunch on which you’ll probably drop $30 grand.

Yes, it’s a tempting lifestyle but I personally prefer having a soul. That isn’t to say that all wealthy people don’t have souls, but rather that these kids are spoiled AF and the way in which they flaunt their “riches” only demonstrates how callous they seem.

As Louis CK says, “There’s no way someone who is raised rich, is not going to be a piece of sh*t human being.”

I mean, imagine what they would say upon hearing that I got toothpaste, Kleenex and cough drops for Christmas—things I’m actually quite happy with, being the practical person that I am. The RKOI would keel over laughing and likely set a wad of hundreds on fire, just ’cause.

Having said that, I still get sucked into viewing their lives, clicking through each image highlighting their indulgent and pampered lifestyle with a complicated mix of envy and abhorrence.

So I put together a list of what these wealthy a**holes do for the holidays. You may be surprised just how far back in your head your eyes can roll.

1. Christmas shopping in the McLaren.


2. Lounging in opulent rooms reminiscent of the library in Beauty and the Beast.

🔥🎄❄️ #Christmas by andrewmedjuck #richkidsofinstagram #rkoi #home

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3. What else? Vacationing in St. Tropez.

Home for this vacation #yacht #frenchriviera #sttropez 🇫🇷 by adam_sabbagh #rkoi #richkidsofinstagram

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4. Drinking champagne infront of a massive pile of expensive gifts.

Merry Christmas everyone 😘 by aman_bains #rkoi #richkidsofinstagram

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5. Spending Christmas on a yacht.

Wishing everyone a happy and healthy Christmas by gb91 #rkoi #richkidsofinstagram #yachtlife

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6. Getting away with saying sh*t like this.

When your presence is a present 🎁by stevenrsachs #rkoi #richkidsofinstagram

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7. Spending time in the Four Seasons Paris as “punishment.”

On the naughty list again! Guess I’ll buy my own stuff by ryan_tlb #paris #fourseasons #rkoi #richkidsofinstagram

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8. Touring the city on Christmas Eve by personal helicopter.

Christmas eve flight over my city. by 1hungj #hongkong #blessed #grateful #rkoi #richkidsofinstagram

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9. Buying countless bags for…themselves, most likely.

Bags, bags, bags! #howmanyistoomany #rkoi #shoppyshoppy by ciiaaraa_

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10. Paddleboarding in the Pacific Ocean.

Hey Europe, how’s winter? Greetings from the Pacific Ocean 😘🌴🍉 by clarisselafleur #rkoi #richkidsofinstagram #richkid

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11. Taking the private jet home, of course.

Homeward bound! by nicolasbijan #rkoi #richkidsofinstagram

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12. Making sure to only bring the essentials home for the holidays.

Just packing some holiday essentials. #uglychristmassweater #rkoi #pizza⠀ www.uglychristmassweater.com / @ugly.christmas

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13. And lastly, acknowledging their good fortune this season…on a condom wrapper.

Yes, yes indeed. #rkoi #richkidsofinstagram #rkoirubbers

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