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Khloe Kardashian

'X Factor' Deal Fell Apart

Mom Saved the Day

10/17/2012 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Kris Jenner single-handedly SEALED THE DEAL to make Khloe Kardashian the new co-host on "X Factor" ... right when negotiations were on the verge of imploding ... TMZ has learned.

Sources connected to the deal tell us ... negotiations had come to a grinding halt because E! and FOX couldn't seem to work out a deal that would allow Khloe to appear on both networks.

We're told "X Factor" was getting ready to pull the plug on talks with Khloe ... when Kris Jenner got word of the hold up and decided to take the bull by the horns.

Sources say Kris "stepped in over the agents ... over everyone" and forced both networks to sit down with her and hash out a deal ... which they eventually did.

As one source puts it, "She just knows how to make sh*t happen."

We broke the story ... Khloe and Mario Lopez have both signed on as co-hosts ... and are expected to make their debut on the show in November.

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61.

Fuck Celebrities    

Saved the day?

More like guaranteed the death of x-factor.

715 days ago
62.

Firefly    

Someone said that Khloe looked like she could be OJ's daughter. Here is my theory on the whole situation.
Kris Jenner threw it out there in her book that she had an affair with another man while married to Kardashian. She was just testing the waters to see how everyone would react to the news. If it went well then she would expose the truth about her cheating with OJ. Therefore opening the door to reveal that OJ is the father of Khloe. It didn't go over so well so she backed off and didn't reveal the truth. She is such a coniving money hungry HO.

715 days ago
63.

Trooper Tom    

As if this old pimp has so much power she can control not one but two major TV networks just more publicity whoring

715 days ago
64.

scoopie    

Too bad; we almost had a reprieve and now, no XFactor. Sad cause the judges are excellent.

715 days ago
65.

Kim    

Congrats to Khloe. Kris Jenner is a beast!! say what you want about her but she is a heck of a manager for those kids, she does not play when it comes to her children. Of course the haters don't want to believe it because that would be too much like right. Some of you people are so miserable that it is sad. I am so excited for all of these ladies, khloe doing x factor, Kim has a movie coming out next year, Kourtney is supposed to be developing a kids clothing line, The Jenner girls have a fashion line coming out, Rob is doing his sock line, they are all working hard, not to mention the new clothing line in Australia and the UK, you people love to hate but I guarantee you that 99 percent of you would not be able to last a week doing what they do, with the hours of filming, the early 3 a.m. calls for photo shoots, and the hours of design meetings and traveling from one side of the country to the next just to make and appearance and then hopping back on a plane to get back to the other side of the country for another appearance, some of you lazy folks who sit up on blogs and hate all day probably don't even get out of the bed until after 10:00 a.m. by that time these ladies have been working for hours. Hard work pays off and it is paying off for this family, they are building an empire and when one of them win they all win. I LOVE IT!1!

715 days ago
66.

Firefly    

What did Kris do? Did she spread em like she did for that photo shoot with the flag between her legs? If she did they probably said," ENOUGH! put it away we can't take it any more. We'll sign Khloe if you just put it away." Kris smiled that evil grin and left triumphant with threats of coming back and exposing more if they change their minds.

715 days ago
67.

Rocco    

Chyna..is that you????????

715 days ago
68.

palermo    

She might know how to "make deals" but she's a horrible wife and mother. Treats Bruce like a nobody. Adulterous affairs and illegitimate kid. I would be ashamed to have her for a mother.

715 days ago
69.

texaschickeee    

Malarkey. KloMar no longer has a "show" so she guest spots on Kim's and the Family's shows.
Kris know how to make things happen, like Kimmy's sex tape. Plastic surgeries for all her girls. (and if she can make things happen how come she has not gotten with Humpheries and gotten that done?)

715 days ago
70.

Allegra    

Sat both parties down to chat - you mean slept with them. Please, when they say she can get things done usually means one thing.

715 days ago
71.

Swins    

Well she helped her other daughter sell and market her sex tape...so why not?

715 days ago
72.

anon    

THis is plum crazy. With so many great celebs & stars out there looking for just one job or break we get rammed down the throat again with a K. Are we that nieve as people to only want to watch one family on TV on all networks in the end? It's absurd. I honestly feel we have some connections here that is pushing this family & its not good connections.. Shall we call it dirty money. The comments left on message boards does not equal the attention the networks are giving this family. MOst 90% are tired of the Kardashins.. Something is not right here. Sadly it seems even TMZ is part of that push but then doesn't Harvey have connections with the K's through Robert Shapiro & maybe even Mr Kardashin with the OJ Simpson thing. Something very very wrong happening here & its not talent from the K's that is promoting them & that is my opinion.

715 days ago
73.

Max    

Instead of attracting viewers, the addition of a Kardashian will have the exact opposite effect. Simon Cowell you really are not as clever as you think.

715 days ago
74.

dlz    

They should have hired Honey Boo Boo, she getting better rating....network exec's made big mistake...people are done with the Kardashian's

715 days ago
75.

phil    

I dont blame Kris Jenner at all- She needs her 10% commission off the deal, to pay for more plastic surgery & keep fix her aging face....

715 days ago
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