Cable channel E! went into damage control mode at 11:28 p.m. last night, as storylines and partial scripts for the next eight years of their hit program “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” were leaked online.
The leaked documents were released on a number of high traffic sites, like Reddit and 4CHAN, as well as being distributed on a number of torrent sites. A text file included with the torrent versions contained a note from the uploader, claiming that he or she “was fired by E” and “wants to make them pay.”
While E! has not officially commented, multiple sources inside the network have reported a state of frenzy as they are trying to quell rumors and remove all copies of the illicit scripts from the internet. Although E! has refused to speak out on the issue, Kim Kardashian, “star” of the eponymous show, has taken an opportunity to have people pay attention to her.
“It’s a real shame that this happened,” Kim said, “A lot of great storylines and events are going to lose their impact. Khloé’s psychological breakdown and killing spree, for example. Or when Chris loses all control of his facial muscles. I feel sorry for the fans more than anyone else.”
Despite Kim’s statements, many people believe that the leak was a publicity stunt to garner viewers for the upcoming season premier.
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