2011 was the year of the Kardashian in social and print media.
The family of reality-television stars including Kim, Khloe, Kourtney and Robhad a big year as they dominated the covers of celebrity weekly magazines. The family used Kim’s wedding and short-lived marriage to New Jersey Nets’ Kris Humphries and Rob’s appearance on Dancing with the Stars to help stay in the public light in 2011.
According to a study performed by the Wall Street Journal:
A Kardashian was the subject of about one of every six celebrity-weekly cover stories in 2011, and was a top-five seller for four of the six major titles. Kim Kardashian, the standard-bearer of the reality-TV franchise, was also on the top-selling covers of monthlies Glamour and Cosmopolitan.