It has long been rumoured that Kanye West is trying to take control of Kim Kardashian’s career. The reality TV star is said to be accepting her partner’s growing influence and is moving away from her family’s brand as she builds her own management team to take care of new business ventures. Under the influence of Kanye, Kim wants to set herself apart from the relentless Kardashian PR machine and in the latest instalment of the Kim and Kanye saga she has allegedley fired her long-time publicist Jill Fritzo, who still represents sisters Kourtney and Khloé.
Last week she was defending her husband’s casting as Batman, and now she’s taking on paparazzi single-handedly. Super-mum Jennifer Garner had a rather public meltdown as she completely lost it during a day out with her children.
For a moment it looked as though Katherine Heigl would be that rare star who could make the transition from TV actress to big screen movie star, thanks to leading roles in Knocked Up and 27 Dresses. But after she dubbed the former flick “sexist” and slammed Grey’s Anatomy , the TV show that made her famous, by removing herself from Emmy award contention insisting, “I didn’t feel that I was given the material this season to warrant a nomination”, the outspoken 34-year-old saw herself ostracised by both peers and fans alike. And last week, Heigl found herself the subject of a humiliating piece in industry bible The Hollywood Reporter in which she was called “not worth it” and making “movie star demands”.
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