At this point in her career, Oprah can get away with just about anything, including referring to the matriarch of one of Hollywood's most calculatingly marketable families as a pimp. The four Kardashian kids recently sat down with Oprah for her ...Next Chapter series, and the legendary talk show host didn't hold back.
In a sneak peek of the interview, which will air in its entirety this Sunday on OWN, Oprah addresses the role mom/manager Kris Jenner plays in the family's sprawling pop culture takeover. From countless magazine covers and red carpet appearances to miscellaneous product endorsements to a massively profitable televised wedding, the Kardashians are ubiquitous thanks to mom's carefully crafted PR moves. But that ubiquity begs the question: Is the Kardashian "momager" simply exploiting her children? Or, put more crudely, is Kris Jenner the pimp behind the Kardashians' media-whoring?