The Official Word on All the Craziest Kardashian Family Rumors

To be a celebrity is to be the subject of wild speculation. To be a reality star is to put your entire life up for discussion. To be a Kardashian is, really, to understand that rumors will constantly fly. And fly they do.

There isn’t a day that ends in -day that goes by in which the Internet isn’t chock-a-block full of stories about this famous family, whether they be true, false or totally outlandish. The Kardashian news cycle is its own machine, operating without regard to anything else. A person could read nothing but Kardashian news and still not have enough time to get through it all.

And then there’s the problem, in the words of the great Stephen Colbert, of truthiness. What’s real? What’s fake? What’s in-between? We’re here to get to the bottom of it all. It’s always entertaining to look back and some of the absurdities that have wound their way onto the covers of magazines at the checkout line, so why not do so with a little bit of rumor patrol thrown in?

Ted Cruz is Robert Kardashian. Yes, really, there is an Internet rumor that the late, great lawyer is not actually passed, but is in fact living in the body of one Ted Cruz. If this were true, we would have to give it up for his makeup team, because that is some Oscar-worthy stuff right there. Also, don’t you think that if the Kardashian patriarch were going to pull that off he would choose a far more altruistic new identity?

Kim faked her second pregnancy. If this rumor can happen to Beyoncéit can happen to anyone. The commenting population of the Internet ran with this one, apparently because she looked “too skinny” while she was pregnant with Saint. Kim decided to tackle this one in her own words, so you can just refer to this for the refute.

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