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Today, WWD posted a slew of Kardashian-related stories, making it clear that we have a giant, Kardashian-sized media whirlwind on our hands. In case you didn't have time to read all four stories, we've pulled out some of the best snippets from each, and labeled them the official 10 Best Lines From Today's Kardashian Media Blitz. First up, a few diddies from the story "Kardashian Family Values":
1. I pointed out that not every C should be changed to a K so capriciously. The girls were unaware of an e-mail sent by a third party public relations agency extending the invitation to celebrate with the Krazy Kardashian Klan. "Like the KKK?" asked Khloé. "No. None of us are the KKK. That’s not good."
2. "We look up to people like Kathy Ireland and Jaclyn Smith, people who have had long-standing brands," said Kim, a month before, when she and her sisters were in the midst of another publicity blitz in New York to launch and promote the Kardashian Kollection at Sears.
3. With all due respect to Ireland and Smith, who are beautiful and have legitimate businesses, they do not have the tenacity of the Kardashians.
4. "Don't let us forget to tell you about Kardashian Khaos" said Kourtney, who explains it as the epicenter of Kardashian kitsch—shot glasses, playing cards and beach towels with Kim in a bikini on them, set to open in Las Vegas' Mirage hotel in November.
From "The Kardashians: An Open Book," in which an entire story is devoted to how much the Kardashian sisters love Twitter:
5. The sisters Kardashian are no strangers to Twitter.
6. "I love to ask advice from my followers. For example, if I have to choose a lipstick color or a hairstyle for a big event, it's nice to get everyone's input. I love to tweet inspirational quotes I read online, tweet with my family members and respond to my Twitter dolls."
From "The Kardashians: The Beauty Biz," a story that exemplifies just how much money they're making selling perfume. How much, you ask?:
7. Sources peg the total Kardashian scent empire at about $50 million a year at retail.
8. And, [Philip Zellner, CEO Lighthouse Beauty] added, "Kardashian is the type of brand that can afford to be everywhere—we're not concerned about overexposure."
From: "In Person With Kris Jenner, the 'Momager,'" which, by the way, is three pages long:
9. As the saying in Hollywood goes, behind every great brand, there's a great manager. In Kris Jenner's case, make that "momager."
10. In comparison to Paris Hilton and Jessica Simpson, whose retail empires are said to be worth nearly a $1 billion each, Dow of APA Agency said, "I think [the Kardashians] will exceed that level pretty quickly. The difference between them and other celebrities who have launched brands is that they are doing it while they are still extremely relevant. We work with some clients who choose to go into licensing once their shows are off the air or once they aren't making music anymore, but we were smart and did this now [with the Kardashians] and that is why it's taken off the way it has. It's sort of the perfect storm."
· Kardashian Family Values [WWD]
· The Kardashians: An Open Book [WWD]
· The Kardashians: The Beauty Biz [WWD]
· In Person With Kris Jenner, the 'Momager' [WWD]