Thai woman posts more than 12,000 selfies

Mortao Maotor said the reason she takes so many selfies is "quite personal."
By Aileen Graef Follow @AileenGraef Contact the Author   |   Aug. 19, 2014 at 6:02 PM

BANGKOK, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Kim Kardashian has competition as the queen of selfies.

Instagram user Mortao Maotor of Bangkok has posted more than 12,000 selfies on the social media website.

Mortao, which is not her real name, has 20,000 followers and snaps an average of 200 selfies per week. She is not the stereotypical selfie-taking teenager but a married Thai woman in her 40s, Time reports. Mortao did not speak English but said through her husband's daughter that her reason for the high number of self-portraits is "quite personal."

She also shoots pictures of her legs, older siblings, desserts, and dogs but most are standard selfies.

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