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The Kardashian-Jenner Family Controversy

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The Kardashian-Jenner family, famously known from their E! reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, are constantly creating controversy in the media. From Robert Kardashian, Sr. defending OJ Simpson on his trial to Kylie Jenner’s relationship with rapper Tyga. Producer Ryan Seacrest spoke about the birth of the show: “Kris was interested in doing a television show and this was in the time that The Osbournes was popular. I had seen The Osbournes and thought to myself — because I had formed a production company — I thought we should find something in this vein. And at the time, we had heard that Kris was interested in doing something with the family, so it was me and one other guy at the company. We had no idea it would become the monster pop culture business that it is" (“Keeping Up with the…show more content…
Everything we do has restrictions. Women are not supposed to have sex before marriage, but when we do, we cannot be on birth control. We are told to have perfect skin and maintain a healthy body, yet cannot be on birth control to help the acne because “only whores use birth control”. I personally am not on birth control but have friends that are. They often tell me that it must be kept secret that they are on the pill because peers will assume they are sexually active. Khloe Kardashian had to defend her half-sister in the episode because Kendall only wanted to talk to Khloe about her problems.
It may seem as if we live in the Kardashian-Jenner world. They are often topics of entertainment news because there is always something controversial with them. But even as silly as their presence are, they do make a small but also big impact for society. Interracial relationships, the transgender movement, and birth control stigmas are hot topics in the media; and we only need one example to start the conversation. One conversation can be the hope a person needs to continue to fight for the human equality
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