Kendall Jenner is opening up about why she got a controversial piercing on her nipple despiet being considered the 'more tamed Jenner sister'.

The 19-year-old model stunned fans at the Harper's Bazaar party at New York Fashion Week on September 16 when she appeared on a red carpet in a revealing white gown with what appeared to be a ring through her left nipple.

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Now the top model is setting the record straight about the racy hardware and why she got it; as well as how much it hurt!

"It is true," Kendall confirmed to Page Six regarding her wild new nipple hardware.  "I was going through a period in my life, having a rough time, being a rebel and was like 'Let’s just do it,'" the Estee Lauder model revealed during a launch party for one of the brand’s fragrances.

Kendall however admitted that it was a really painful way to deal with a rough patch in life. "[I was] so terrified, I’m laying on the bed like ‘Why am I doing this. Honestly, it hurt, but wasn’t as bad as everyone made it seem and maybe because everyone hyped it up and I thought it would be really, really bad. Then it wasn’t as bad as I expected."

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Kendall has joined the ranks of nipple piercers within her own family. Wild child little sister Kylie Jenner, 18,  first showed hers in January, when a pal of Kylie’s friend posted a pic, and it showed the reality star in a lavender halter top with no bra — exposing what looked like a tiny bar going through her left nipple.