E! denies report of $100-million Kardashian deal
Like it or not, the Kardashians may outlast us all.
Page Six is reporting that the clan has signed a deal that will bring the reality TV family back to the cable network for four more years for a cool $100 million -- supposedly a record for a reality TV brand and enough dough to keep little North West in Givenchy for a long, long time to come.
Whether that news makes you want to cheer or bang your head against the wall, it may not be true. E! is strenuously denying the report, with a spokesperson for the network calling it “grossly inaccurate” and declining to comment further.
The Page Six report also said that Bruce Jenner, who may have his own reality series in the works, is not part of the deal, nor is Kim Kardashian’s hubby, Kanye West.
In addition to “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” which will return for a 10th season this year, the clan has also appeared in numerous spin-offs (“Kourtney and Kim Take Miami,” “Khloe & Lamar,” etc.). Khloe has also popped up as a red carpet correspondent on E! and second-youngest daughter and model Kendall Jenner is a fixture on fashion runways.
Meanwhile Kim’s iPhone app has made her a boatload of cash, and she and several of the Kardashian sisters also have their own web networks in the pipeline.
“You’ll be seeing a lot more of the Kardashian family,” said the Page Six source, which makes one wonder if such a thing is even possible.
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