Kardashians Are Kaput
The Kardashians (Except the dude in the middle, who's probably happy he's not a Kardashian now)
A report surfaced recently stating a magazine and Barbie doll deal featuring the Kardashians has been scrapped. Initially, the family matriarch, Kris Kardashian-Jenner, pretended she cancelled the deal, but people (not the magazine) are stating otherwise. Businesspeople are looking for the exit where the Kardashians are concerned, due to the fact their popularity is gone with the American public.
Kim Kardashian and Kris Kardashian-Jenner
This translates into excuse making by companies to back out of deals with the reality TV family that wore out their welcome on the internet and television. Kim Kardashian made it happen with her 72-month marriage to NBA star, Kris Humphries, for more fame and money, which left a bad impression on the public regarding the greedy clan when she dumped him.
Kardashian Magazine, Barbie Deals Fall Apart
Jan 20 2012 12:45 PM EST 6,825 - Mother Kris Jenner's demands for editorial control reportedly kill family's deal with American Media Inc. Is the Kardashian brand in a deep dekline? It seems that several of the family's in-the-works projects are no longer in the works. The New York Post is reporting that Kris Jenner's demands have killed a deal that would have seen publishers American Media Inc., the company behind The National Enquirer and Star, creating a Kardashian-themed magazine...
It's not the only blow the Kardashian brand is being dealt. According to previous reports, the ladies had been in talks with Mattel to work on their own Kardashian-themed Barbie dolls. It seems, however, that those plans have also been shelved. A rep for Mattel told MTV News, "As popular as the Kardashian sisters are, at this point in time we are not manufacturing Barbie-branded Kardashian dolls."