Episode 1 of “Home of Kardashian” painted Kris Jenner as an formidable and controlling housewife who plotted and deliberate her household’s rise to fame. The matriarch’s ambition reportedly bloomed throughout her marriage to Robert Kardashian Sr., with Robert Sr.’s cousin, Joan Agajanian Quinn, claiming that Kris wished to be a mom however did not take pleasure in being a housewife. “That wasn’t what an formidable girl who wished to be within the limelight can be doing,” stated Quinn. Though Kris and Robert loved a rich life-style, it wasn’t till after their divorce, when she moved on with Caitlyn Jenner, that she took steps towards amplifying her household’s social and monetary standing.
Kris inspired Caitlyn — whose athletic profession had stalled — to fireplace her then–supervisor and helped her relaunch her public talking enterprise. Kris then began negotiating on Caitlyn’s behalf. “[Kris] was charming, disarming, however drove a tricky discount,” stated one in all Caitlyn’s former enterprise companions. “You wished to do enterprise together with her — however you knew she was extracting each final greenback out of your pocket. We had been capable of put collectively an actual robust group,” shared Caitlyn Jenner, who fondly remembered the enterprise facet of their marriage. Whereas Caitlyn had title recognition, Kris introduced her enterprise savvy to the desk when securing offers. She additionally managed all of their cash, based on Caitlyn. She did not thoughts as a result of their relationship labored.