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For Immediate Release

Contact:  Jennifer Robinson


NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 -  Karen Hunter Publishing / Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, announced today that it will publish a memoir by  Kris Jenner, best known as one of the executive producers and star of E!'s hit reality show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians.  


In the currently untitled book, Kris will discuss family (she is the mother of six children - Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, Robert Jr., Kendall, and Kyle-and the grandmother of Mason);  her first marriage to Robert Kardashian (widely known as one of O.J. Simpson's defense attorneys); her current marriage to Olympic champion Bruce Jenner;  her often controversial parenting style;  O.J. Simpson (she was Nicole Simpson's best friend);  her work in television (she is currently the executive producer of all four hit Kardashian shows - Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami,  Kourtney and Kim Take New York, Khloe & Lamar);  and more.   


Kris Jenner said, ""It is definitely one thing I can check off of my bucket list!  It's a dream to write a book and I am thrilled to have partnered with Karen Hunter Publishing and Simon & Schuster."

Karen Hunter, Publisher of Karen Hunter Publishing, said "The Kardashians are a cultural phenomenon which can be attributed to one woman - Kris Jenner.   We look forward to her book being as outspoken, smart, and funny as she is."     

Charles Suitt, co-founder of Karen Hunter Publishing, negotiated the deal directly with Kris Jenner, which includes world rights.    The book is currently scheduled for publication in November 2011.


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Jennifer Robinson