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The Kardashians grace the cover of the Mother's Day-dedicated May issue of Redbook—which hits newsstands April 12th—and this time it's not just one or two of them, it's the whole girl clan (and one wee Mason Disick, son of Kourtney). The interview inside focuses on family—and gets at the root of what makes the Kardashian clan tick.
On people's fascination with them: "We are a real family," Khloe says. "We don't sugarcoat anything. We're not the Brady Bunch, but we always put each other first. We love each other on camera, we cry on camera. I think people relate to the realness of it."
On living a public life: "There's nothing I'm really ashamed of, and I work hard on the show and all my other projects," Kim says. "I don't drink or do drugs, so I'm comfortable showing the world what my life is all about."
On the biggest misconceptions about them: "It's annoying when I hear, 'What do your girls do?'" says mom Kris. "Well, first of all, all of my daughters have jobs. They are fashion stylists and designers; they own a chain of stores. They had the stores before they had the show. And my kids worked from the time they were 13 years old. So to me, that's a huge misconception—that the girls don't work. They work 25 hours a day. And that they don't have any talent? They might not be singers or dancers, but they certainly know how to produce a television show. Whether you want to call it talent or not, they have multiple shows on the air. [I want to say,] How many shows do you have?"· Shooting the Kardashians [Redbook]
On family values: "Our joy in life is that we always have each other," Kris says. "So I've tried to teach my kids three things: love God, love your family, and love yourself."
· All Kardashians coverage [Racked]