In today’s OMG news, the Kardashian family is apparently shocked that the leader of the free world doesn’t consider them good role models!
Yes, TMZ is reporting today that days after the first lady Michelle Obama revealed her husband President Obama isn’t a fan of his daughters watching the E! show Keeping Up With The Kardashians, the family is now telling friends they were completely blindsided by that info!
How silly of the Prez not to consider sex-tape Kimmie and the cra-cra fam a positive influence for his kids! Oh the outrage!
According to TMZ, the Kardashians feel President Obama has them all pegged wrong. Umm no he doesn’t! It all started with an interview Michelle did with iVillage during which she stated, “Barack really thinks some of the Kardashians — when they watch that stuff — he doesn’t like that as much.”
The Kardashians were reportedly “surprised” by the news due to the fact that the Prez personally told Khloe Kardashianlast year that he thought the show was a “great show” when they met. Oh Khloe, it’s called being polite! See Khloe was at the white house last year due to the fact that her husband/Lakers player Lamar Odom was invited to celebrate his 2010 NBA Finals victory.
The Kardashian family is however insisting they believe Malia, 13, and Sasha, 10, could actually learn a lot from their show because it features girls in real-life situations facing real-life problems such as “health, relationships, how to turn your sex tape into mega millions and fame, get knocked up before marriage and just be an all around waste of space to society!”
Okay perhaps I added in those last three! Below is a photo of Khloe meeting President Obama last year.
TELL US – ARE THE KARDASHIANS DELUSIONAL OR VERY DELUSIONAL? WHO DO YOU MAKE OF THEIR RESPONSE?
It’s no secret (though it is a komplete surprise) that the Kardashian Konglomerate is a big-moneymaking business. Led by Pimp Momager, Kris Jenner Kardashian, the family has raked in millions starting with a little thing like an accidentally leaked sex tape. Well, I have more bad news…
After earning a reported $65 million in 2010, it seems the Sisters Kardashian are slated to make… wait for it: $200-$300 MILLION dollars in the the next year alone from their Kardashian Kollection for Sears. But it gets better as they are predicted to be closing in on a Billion-Dollar empire in the next 2 years!
Brian Dow, a partner at APA Talent and Literaly Agency who reps the brands komprised of the Kardashian Kingdom, tells Women’s Wear Daily: “The Kardashians could easily be a billion-dollar business worldwide in the next two years.”
Especially since they are planning to take their Sears Kollection global with markets in the U.K., Italy, and Australia. I feel so bad for those other countries. Or should I say kountries? Wow – that’s an incredible payout for such cheap and tacky clothes!
In addition to dressing like the sisters, people apparently want to smell like the Kardashians too, as their fragrance lines are huge money-makers!
“Kardashian is the type of brand that can afford to be everywhere — we’re not concerned about overexposure,” says Philip Zellner, CEO of Lighthouse Brands, the company that produces the Kardashian fragrances.
“Everyone who watches and reads about them feels like they know them, that they’re part of their family. There is an aspirational aspect that the consumer looks up to, as well as the day-to-day drama,” Mr. Zellner believes.
Because according to Mr. Zellner, the four fragrance lines kreated by the Kardashians – three (and a fourth on the way!) from Kim and one unisex fragrance from Khloe and husband Lamar Odom – are expected to generate $50M! Who is buying this stuff?! I am seriously perplexed!
So, just to break it down in the next couple years these ladies could be raking in close to a billion dollars! Kue the lawsuits that will likely be rolling in… especially considering they are already being accused of kopy-katting.
Photo credit: WENN
Did you feel nauseous after learning about the prospective income the Kardashians may earn pedaling their wares? Have you ever a purchased a K product? Would you?
You know those sisters Kardashian…they can’t be out of the limelight too long or they start to shrivel. It’s kind of like they are the exact opposite of Gremlins, yet just as creepy.
Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you have no doubt been inundated with the good ol’ U.S. of A.’s version of the Royal Wedding. Okay, so not America’s version, but Kim Kardashian’s delusional self-titled version. Kimmie’s groom Kris Humphries is now getting a crash course in Kardashian, by joining his new bride on a media blitz to tout the two-part wedding special — Kim’s Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event, which, of course, airs October 9th and 10th on E!
The hottest topic for the reality love birds? When are they going to add to the Kardashian (er, Humphries?) clan? Kimmie says, “I think we would wait like, a year before we really start trying to have kids.” She explains, “I think we want to figure out where [Kris] is gonna play and figure out his career and if we have to pack up and move somewhere, like the Midwest. Who knows?”
Kris agrees. He continues Kimmie’s sentiment saying he would like “lots of kids…having fun together, knowing that we can have fun and that life is fun and that we can spend time together and support each other.” Awww. It sounds almost like the Kardashian/Jenner family….minus the constant film crews.
The couple also joined Jay Leno who questioned the pair about wedded bliss, as well as adjusting to living together. When asked which of Kris’ habits most gets on her nerves, Kimmie divulged, “He, like, literally barks like a dog. It’s like him and his boys. Like one’s in the other room and they, like, all wanna leave, (so) they’ll be like, ‘Ar! Ar! Ar!’”
Humphries defends himself, exclaiming, “Not like that! It’s one bark!” And to be fair, he does kind of look like one of the werewolves from the Twilight Saga, so the barking makes sense to me.
While the newlywed ribbing seems to be all in good fun, Kimmie does provide a teaser for the wedding extravaganza. She admits, “My sisters attack him.” Kim further cites that her younger sister Khloe Kardashian “says whatever is on her mind. She just has no filter. Kris is the same exact way. They’ll go back and forth at each other and neither one of them will back down. It’s really hard.” You know what else is really hard? Avoiding tabloid stories about tension between Humphries and Kimmie’s sisters. While the rumors of unrest in this six(ish) week union run rampant, Kim reveals it’s for the ratings, “[T]he family gets through it.”
Below is a preview clip of Kim and Kris fighting over Kim wanting to keep her Kardashian last name from the upcoming E! wedding special!
While the older Kardashian ladies are dealing with cattiness among their bazillion reality shows, younger half-sister Kendall Jenner continues to make her mark on the modeling world. The 15-year-old stunner, who has been modeling with the Wilhelmina Agency since age thirteen, is the new face of White Sands, an Australian swimwear line. In fact, back in August, Kimmie joined little sis Kendall on her swimwear shoot. She posted pictures of her model sibling, saying, “How stunning does she look!?!? I couldn’t be more proud!”
Perhaps while reality gold runs through the veins of the Kardashian sisters, it’s modeling where the younger Jenner siblings will make their mark. The youngest of the reality family, Kylie Jenner, recently walked the runway in a show for singer/angsty designer Avril Lavigne, who is the girlfriend of Kylie and Kendall’s half-brother (and no stranger to reality television himself), Brody Jenner.
Below are the new bathing suit photos of Kendall!
TELL US – WILL YOU WATCH KIMMIE’S WEDDING SPECIAL? IS KENDALL TOO YOUNG TO BE TAKING BIKINI PICS?
CLICK THE CONTINUE READING BUTTON TO SEE PHOTOS FROM KENDALL’S SHOOT!
Kim Kardashain, star of tabloid media, sex tapes, and bad reality TV graces the pages of a serious publication as the newest covergirl for Harper’s Bazaar Magazine!
The Arabian issue, shot by famed photographer John Russo, features a variety of Dolce & Gabbana “star” themed dresses – cause Kim’s a star, ya’ll!
Kim posted the behind the scenes pics on her personal website (which I know you all frequent daily), announcing: “This is my first cover in the Middle East and I [am] so pleased with how it turned out! Do you guys like it?” Well, do you guys like it? I think it’s pretty good. For Kim. More photos from the shoot are below.
And even more exciting, the four-hour Kim & Kris Humphriesdivorce in trainingwedding spectacular will air on E! as a two-part primetime special beginning on Oct 9th! Oh, lord – get the boxed wine ready… E! released the beautiful TwitPic Save The Date inviting all of us special guests to attend the super-private and intimate nuptials of America’s royal couple. #sarcasm.
And if you think it’s all cake and roses, you’re wrong as Kim discovers in the weeks leading up to her big day that Khloe has reservations about Kim’s impending nuptials! In a sneak peak of the special, Kim and Khloe get into an argument after Kim discovers Khloe pulled Kris aside during their engagement party to inform him they are marrying too soon! Pot meet Kettle, Mrs. Odom.
Khloe’s defense is that she is protective of Kim. Oh, and Kris accused her of marrying Lamar Odom because of his Lakers status and Kris is jealous.
Well, Kim is so furious that Khloe tried to warn Kris about what he’s getting into ruin her special day, she threatens to uninvite her to the wedding. Seriously, Kim? The preview clip is below!
What do you think of Kim’s Harper’s Bazaar photos – impressed or unimpressed? Are you excited about the Kardashian-infested Today segments? Will you be watching the Wedding Special or avoid it like the plague (as I plan to do)?
Photo Credits: John Russo for Harper’s Bazaar Magazine.
In an annual Pop Culture Poll conducted by Parade and Yahoo! OMG!, Kim received 29% of the vote to beat out even Charle Sheen as the most annoying celeb of the past year! Wow – um… that sucks, but why am I not surprised?
But don’t feel too badly for Kimmie as she is in good company! Joining her on the annoying list are a few more reality stars, most notably Jersey Shore star Snookiwho garnered 21% of the votes! Donald Trump also made the list with 5% of the votes.
And the news for Kimmie gets even worse as Vivid Entertainment’s Steve Hirsch tells TMZ the company REJECTED an offer to sell her sex tape! “We were offered $20 million for the Kim tape but have decided that we are going to hang on to it … for now.” Which means it’s still available for your viewing pleasure, if you are into that sort of thing.
Days after Kimmie tied the knot, TMZ broke the news that someone was actively trying to take the tape off the market. Many of course suspected it was Kimmie herself, something that now appears not to be the case.
Mr. Hirsch does tell TMZ that his reasons for rejecting the sale were honorable, all things considered. “Although the offer that we ultimately received was substantial,” he explains quelling suspicious that the offer price wasn’t as high as the 30M he was after. “When I realized that it wasn’t Kim it became less appealing. Kim is a superstar and if it were to be sold, it should be to her.”
If Kim keeps annoying the public it seems like her economic potential to earn enough dough to get that tape off the market is going to dry up soon! I’m frankly shocked that Kim wasn’t the prospective buyer – maybe she was hiring someone else to try and buy the tape for her?
Photo credit: Tina Gill / PR Photos
Thoughts on the poll? Do you agree that Kim is the “Most Annoying Celebrity of 2011”? Are you surprised Kim was not the person trying to buy the Kim K sex tape?
It was only a matter of time. Almost a month after her extravagant made for TV wedding, there are now two reports revealing all is not well in Kim Kardashian’s marriage. Not exactly shocking as the couple only dated for a few months before getting engaged.
First is the cover story by Star magazine which reveals Kim, 30, and hubby Kris Kardashian Humphries, 26, are already miserable and fighting constantly. Even worse is the revelation that Kim’s family really does not like Kris. Apparently this storyline which played out on recent episodes of Keeping Up With The Kardashians was the real deal.
“Everyone in the family hates Kris,” a source close to the family reveals. “Kris and Kim’s brother Rob argue nonstop because Kris is always talking down to him … Kris asked Khloe if her husband Lamar was gay and if their marriage was a cover-up. She was offended and really ticked off!”
The report goes on to state that Kris is not a fan of the constant media attention and is now starting to feel like their marital life is “staged.” A source close to Kris states he “is now getting a rude awakening. He’s sick of how their lives are planned out like a scripted TV show.”
In fact, Kris was so disgusted with the Kardashians’ fame-seeking and money hungry ways that he got major cold feet days before the wedding and almost called things off, before Pimpmomager Kris Jennercame to the rescue! “Just days before walking down the aisle Kris freaked out. He doesn’t like how their relationship is all for the cameras … Kim’ mom convinced him to go through with it.” Yikes!
As if the above isn’t bad enough, a source, Steve Werner who works at the Skybar in West Hollywood, goes on record when he tells the mag he saw Kris flirting with two blondes at the bar just days before he tied the knot.
“I couldn’t believe it,” Steve states. “Kris was there with one of his friends, and they were getting a ton of attention from the girls at the bar. Two blonde girls in particular caught Kris’ eye, and they were getting a little too cozy, especially considering it was the week of his wedding. At one point he had an arm around each of the two blondes. They were laughing and drinking and kept asking to feel his muscles.”
And just in case the Star magazine cover story wasn’t damning enough, the current issue of UsWeekly (a pretty credible mag) pretty much echoes Star’s cover story. UsWeekly’s report also confirms Kimmie’s family does indeed hate Kris.
“It’s been hard 100% — percent,” Kim’s pal Brittny Gastineau told the mag on record. “Kris and Kim’s relationship moved really fast and the family didn’t know what his motives were.” Kim is also reportedly having a hard time with, you know, her family hating her husband. “She also listens to her sisters, so their skepticism about him is freaking her out,” a family source says.
The Kardashian clan are also irritated by the way Kris carries on with Kim. “It irks the girls that he’s always tossing Kim around,” says a Kardashian source. “He’s like this weird, big, clumsy oaf.” Ouch!
UsWeekly also confirms that Kimmie’s family, includingKourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardahsian, are a bit weary of Kris’ intentions. Kimmie is reportedly worth over $35 million while Kris is only worth a mere $8 million. “Lamar got where he is because he’s at the top of his sport,” says the family source. “Kris is getting famous for marrying a Kardashian.” And the irony of that statement about Kris, who possesses an actual talent, is not lost.
A pal of Kris’ tells the mag he is well aware of the fact that he’s getting the “cold shoulder” from Kourtney and Khloe. “He only cares about Kim… He’s not going to kiss asses to fit in,” adds the pal. Another sources adds that despite all, Kris really does love Kim. “He has basically signed up to be a part of the Kardashian brand, and that’s not an easy transition… He may not be a natural fit, but he really loves Kim.”
A Star magazine source close to Kris however sums it up best by stating the obvious: “The romance was so rushed. This marriage will not have a long shelf life.”
TELL US – THOUGHTS ON THESE REPORTS? ARE YOU SURPRISED KIM & KRIS ARE ALREADY HAVING MARITAL ISSUES? DO YOU THINK THEY WILL LAST?
In today’s news, reality villain star Kate Gosselinrefuses to go away.
Following an announcement by the TLC network that her show, Kate Plus 8, had been cancelled, many fans rejoiced in hopes that this marked the end of Kate’s TV career.
Unfortunately that is far from the case. The Hollywood Life blog is reporting that CBS show The Talk has now offered Kate a chance to become a co-host on the show. And it appears Kate will accept the new gig!
“Kate has been getting a lot of offers but finally one has come through that is a viable option,” a source reveals. “The Talk reached out to Kate and they want her to co-host for a few weeks after Kris Jenner fills in!”
Yes The Talk also hired pimpmomager Kris Jenneras a co-host after firing regulars Holly Robinson Peete and Leah Remini for the upcoming season two which premieres on Sept. 6.
Kris will reportedly be filling in for regular Sharon Osbourne who will be taking some weeks off when the show returns. When a fan asked Kate about the new gig on twitter, she did not deny it, tweeting: “In general I’ll say that when (my dream) opportunity comes a-knockin’, I’m taking it! ” Sighs.
And just in case this new hosting gig doesn’t pan out, Kate is still hopeful her TLC show Kate Plus 8 can be saved. Just days ago, she retweeted a peition started by a fan to save the show. Kate retweeted the following: “ @Kateplusmy8 2 Support Kate Petitions Please go sign ur choice 2 support Kate twitition.com/ch7z3.”
Not looking good for Kate as the petition has only received 669 signature so far. What’s becoming increasingly clear is that Kate really really does not want to put her nursing degree to use.
TELL US – DOES THE TALK HATE US? EXCITED TO WATCH KATE & KRIS ON THE TALK?
As reported, PEOPLE magazine inked a deal with the Keeping Up With The Kardashiansstar in which she netted an estimated $1 – $1.5 million for her wedding pictures. Was Kimmie’s wedding worth $1.5 mil? We’ll let you be the judge. Below are more photos from Kimmie’s big day!
Moving on to Kim’s prenup with hubby Kris Humphriesas the Hollywood Reporter is confirming she did indeed get one before tying the knot.
So what exactly is at stake in the case that this wedding doesn’t go the distance? Well the report states Kimmie’s $35-million personal fortune, while NBA player Kris, 26, is worth an estimated $8 – $16 million. It is rumored that the prenup will protect the current and future business ventures of Kim, 30.
And finally, the Huffington Post is reportingKris Humphries now has a new manager! Apparently pimpmomager Kris Jenner has managed to sink her claws into her son-in-law’s bank account by signing him on as a client.
“Kris runs the entire family like a business and that’s why they are all so successful,” a family friend reveals. “Now that Kris [Humphries] is married to the families biggest asset, Kris [Jenner] is going to make sure that she is making all the business decisions.”
This doesn’t exactly come as a big surprise as immediately following daughter Khloe Kardashian’s wedding to Lamar Odom, Kris also become Lamar’s manager.
“Kris is already in early negotiations to brand the newlywed couple today with fragrance deals and other endorsements,” an insider adds “She isn’t going to let some other manager with a different agenda get in the way of that. The amount of money this couple has already made from selling coverage of the wedding is millions and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Expect his and her clothes, towels, watches, shoes and by the time they have a baby together, forget it. They will be able to buy the bank.”
Gotta hand it to pimpmomager Kris, she doesn’t play when it comes to her 10%!
TELL US – THOUGHTS ON KIMMIE’S OFFICIAL WEDDING PICS? IS KRIS’ DECISION TO MANAGE KRIS H. A RECIPE FOR DISASTER?
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