In a shocking move, Kylie Jenner is said to be seriously contemplating leaving her spot on Keeping Up With the Kardashians and all the fame that comes with it in order to live a humbler, less hectic life with her boyfriend, rapper Tyga.
Kylie’s family, and especially the oldest female member, Kris Jenner, thinks that leaving her empire behind would be a huge mistake for the youngest Jenner, who is just 18.
“Kris sees [Kylie Jenner] as the new Kim and she’s convinced Kylie will be waving goodbye to millions of dollars if she walks,” said an anonymous source who talked to OK! Magazine.
Kylie herself is not swayed, though. She insists that her reality TV career and the ever-present paparazzi that come with it are really getting in the way of her ability to lead a normal personal life with Tyga.
If the recent rumors reported by Starcasm about Kylie Jenner being pregnant turn out to be true, the decision to escape the bright lights will be even more understandable. After all, Jenner has first-hand experience with how being raised in an environment that oozes fame might affect a child; she was a member of Keeping Up With the Kardashians‘ original cast when the show debuted eight years ago. She was only 10 at the time.
Kylie may not be happy with how growing up in the spotlight affected her, and she might not want the same for her child if and when she is to become a mother — even if it is later rather than sooner.
Kylie Jenner has indeed made allusions in the past that she just does not feel good about starring on KUWTK.
“Some people are born for this, and some people aren’t,” Kylie admitted in a recent episode of the hit show.
Tyga is behind Kylie 100 percent if she does decide to break it off with her empire, and he might even have planted the idea in her mind in the first place; as early as last August, Hollywood Life claims, he was urging her to leave KUWTK.
“[Kylie Jenner] has been thinking about what’s next for her. Tyga is definitely in her ear telling her it’s time she break off from the family show. He thinks she’s a huge star in her own right and wants her to make her mark. Now that she’s 18, it’s time for her to go her own way.”
A previous Inquisitr report on this same subject pointed out that Kylie Jenner is making quite a hefty sum on her lip gloss and eye shadow line, Kylie Cosmetics. If the income from the cosmetics line stayed constant after leaving KUWTK behind, Jenner’s departure from the show would work out nicely in terms of retaining a steady source of income. As the piece pointed out, however, a good portion of the brand’s sales may be due to the fact that the spokeswoman, Kylie Jenner, has a huge amount of influence in the pop culture scene — a fact that is, in turn, due to her being on KUWTK. If she leaves the show, will the income from Kylie Cosmetics dry up as well?
It looks like Jenner might not be able to leave, unless she manages to locate a backup source of income that can support her after the show. And we’re not talking a job waiting tables at a local watering hole, either. Both she and Tyga have been part of the Hollywood scene for a while now and have more than likely developed some expensive tastes, an idea supported by a recent Radar Online article claiming that Tyga has siphoned millions of dollars off of Kylie Jenner in loans. Any new job Kylie finds had better pay pretty well to keep up with that lifestyle.
Not only that, but according to the same source, Jenner is nearly broke and is, according to her family, incredibly fiscally irresponsible.
If Kylie Jenner really does want to flee the glitz and glamor of KUWTK for the betterment of herself and her future family, then more power to her. But can she pull it off? Only time will tell.
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