Kylie Jenner has been named the youngest self-made billionaire by Forbes, and that title certainly came with some internet drama. Not everyone agrees with it, saying that her platform on social media and her family's fame warrant more exposure than most business owners ever get. 

Forbes stands by its title of the mogul; it clarified that its definition of "self-made" is purely based on a lack of inheritance, and Jenner maintains she was cut off by her parents at 15. Ever since, though, she's had to fend for herself financially speaking. She even told Interview magazine that "self-made" is the only word that fits her situation. 

But now she's backtracking. In an interview with The New York Times, Jenner said that she "had a lot of help" in addition to her massive social platform. She doesn't specify what exact kind of help she got, but she stood by the fact that none of it was financial. 

Kylie Jenner, as you know by now, has been named the youngest-ever self-made billionaire. 

Back in March, Forbes named Kylie Jenner the youngest self-made billionaire ever. Jenner is only 21 years old and has amassed a huge fortune. Kylie Cosmetics alone is worth $900 million. Jenner claims she was cut off financially by her parents at 15 and that all the money she's used to build her career and her company is money she earned on her own. However, lots of people have issues with the self-made title. 

Despite the fact that Jenner's makeup empire is owned and operated by her and her alone, many people credit her family's fame with her extreme success in business.

Jenner had been on her family's reality show for years long before she started her company. The show debuted when Jenner was just 9 years old. So she had a strong following and fans on social media that she could market her company to off the bat. People feel like this completely negates her "self-made" title. agrees that Jenner isn't truly self-made, but Forbes has a slightly different definition of the term. got involved each time Forbes gave her the title. defines the term as "having succeeded in life unaided." Jenner's platform has certainly aided her despite not receiving any money from her family. So according to the literal dictionary, Jenner isn't self-made. But according to Forbes, a self-made figure is "someone who built a company or established a fortune on her own, rather than inheriting some or all of it." This definition does fit Jenner.

Jenner defended the title at first. 

Last month, Jenner was on the cover of Paper magazine, and her self-made title came up in the interview. She admits to having a platform that helped her out with her company, but insisted that because she made all of her money on her own, she's self-made. 

"My parents told me I needed to make my own money, it's time to learn how to save and spend your own money, stuff like that," she told the magazine. "What I'm trying to say is I did have a platform, but none of my money is inherited."

She even said "there's no other word to use [to define my status]."

Last month, Jenner was on the cover of Interview magazine, where the self-made topic came up yet again. She said the term is the only thing that can be used to accurately describe her success. 

"There’s really no other word to use other than self-made because that is the truth. That is the category that I fall under. Although, I am a special case because before I started Kylie Cosmetics, I had a huge platform and lots of fans. I did not get money from my parents past the age of 15. I used 100% of my own money to start the company, not a dime in my bank account is inherited …  and I am very proud of that."

Now Jenner is rephrasing her words and saying she “can’t say I’ve done it by myself.”

In an interview with The New York Times published over the weekend, Jenner kind of backtracks on the self-made defense. She tells the Times that she has, indeed, had help with her business, just not in the form of financial aid. 

“If they’re just talking finances, technically, yes, I don’t have any inherited money," she said. "But I have had a lot of help and a huge platform.”

Jenner didn't exactly specify what help she's received, though. 

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Kris Jenner has been managing her family for decades, so this may be the help she's referring to. Kylie Cosmetics only has 12 full-time and part-time employees. Jenner also has an assistant and close friend, Victoria Villarroel Gamero. She's pretty much Kylie Jenner's right hand, so that's a lot of help right there. 

So, Jenner admits she had help — still, the brunt of the work (especially the creative direction) of Kylie Cosmetics is hers.

A TV show and an Instagram can only go so far. Jenner's initial platform was a bigger head start than most people will ever dream of having. But she had to have put in some work on her own. This tweet points out that Jenner has a much larger net worth than her half-brother Rob Kardashian, even though they both essentially started with many of the same advantages. Jenner just hit the one billion mark, while Kardashian's net worth is reportedly $10 million. That's a lot of money either way, but still.

With her success, Jenner wants to inspire other women. 

Now that Jenner has made this fortune, regardless of how it was made, she wants to inspire other women in their own ventures. She told Interview magazine that she wants to be remembered as someone who "pushed boundaries."

"I hope to inspire other young women to know that there are no limits and to work hard for what you believe in," she said in the interview.

She also wants to give back in some way.

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Jenner told Interview magazine she always believed in Kylie Cosmetics and she's very proud of herself. She has plans for the business moving forward and wants to give back, although she didn't say exactly how she wants to do that. "I now want to focus on giving back to people and doing things that I’m passionate about," she said.