After Kim Kardashian’s sex tape was released with rapper Ray.J and she gained fame plus whooping amount of million dollars she started making ways into make her debut to television screen for something noticeable, different and raunchy. And then E! Network started a new reality TV series named “Keeping up with the Kardashians” which was premiered on October 14,2007.
This show was produced by American idol host Ryan Seacrest and it mainly focuses on the lives of Kim , her sisters Khloe and Kourtney, brother Robert Jr, mother Kris Jenner , step father Bruce Jenner and half-sisters of Kim named as Kendall and Kylie. Significant others of Kardashian family have also appeared on the show like Kourtney’s ex-boyfriend Scott Disick, Khloe’s ex-husband Lamar Odom, etc.
Kris Jenner once commented about the whole idea of this reality TV show as:
“Everybody thinks that my children could create a bunch of drama in their lives, but it’s something that I felt I didn’t even have to think about. It would be natural.”
This statement can be analyzed well when in one episode from the first season; Kim discusses with her family an offer from Playboy magazine to appear as nude. She eventually agreed to do it and bared it all for the publication in the December 2007 issue. This series has been a major achievement in Kim’s life along with her family because it was being renewed for a second season one month after its premier due to high ratings.
Ryan stated about the show as:
“At the heart of the series, despite the catfights and endless sarcasm—is a family that truly loves and supports one another. The familiar dynamics of this family make them one Hollywood bunch that is sure to entertain.”
As it is mentioned earlier Kim’s appearance in Playboy magazine that represents how confident she has become come in terms of showing off her sexy body. Her brand statement and exclusive feature are her ‘curves’ for once she stated that:
“I used to say my prayers before bed, and pray I would stop developing. You always see the typical skinny models and I’m not that and I’m proud not to be that.”
The show’s success contributed significantly towards building the “Kardashian brand”, or “Kardashian Inc.” pouring with dozens of endorsement deals offers. Since, then Kim’s celebrity status has only grown and gained her world wide popularity. Kim Kardashian became the most Googled celebrity in 2008 breaking the records of Britney Spears In 2009 she helped in launching a shoe shopping service names as ‘ShoeDazzle’ that caters the expertise of Hollywood’s famous stylists.
Along with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe she launched her own perfume line ‘Sears Fashion Collection’ and tanning products too. She has millions of followers on her social media accounts and receives $10,000 – $20,000 on per post when she is promoting her different brands. The reality TV series has also faced numerous critics comments of being useless , pointless and whores who are attention seeker soul , etc but, it is a fact that it has been one of the most viewing show and praised well all the family and poured Kim with leaps and bounds of success.