E! Exec Says Kardashians Don't Promote Female Objectification, Explains Kylie's 'KUWTK' Disappearance
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It sounds like E! could keep "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" for years to come.

Kim Kardashian is clearly comfortable sharing her half-naked and totally nude selfies, but the president of NBCUniversal's lifestyle networks doesn't think reality TV's first family promotes an environment of objectification.

Frances Berwick -- who oversees E!, Bravo and Oxygen -- defended the Kardashian clan's reputation in a lengthy interview with The Hollywood Reporter, where she was flat out asked if the stars of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" are "complicit in the objectification of women."

"I think that's a really big leap. They are fairly unapologetic about 'This is who we are,'" Berwick explained. "Yes, they care about their image and appearance, but ultimately, it's a show about the power of family."

When asked if she'd allow her hypothetical teenage daughter to watch the reality show, the E! exec assured she'd be "totally comfortable."

And, according to Berwick, it sounds like the network is more than comfortable with the show going on "for some time."

"I mean, that Kylie [Jenner] YouTube video [about her pregnancy] has what, tens of millions of views?" she said laughing. "I think that speaks to the powerful relatability and fascination with them. So yeah, I think they could go for some time."

Kylie's pregnancy bombshell damn near broke the internet earlier this month, mainly because she had been in hiding for most of it. The 20-year-old dipped out of the spotlight and stayed away from the "KUWTK" cameras, which Berwick said was entirely Kylie's choice.

"With any of these shows where we're following real people fly-on-the-wall, ultimately it's what they are prepared for you to have on camera," she said. "The most successful shows are the ones where people really do show an awful lot. But they have to want to. You can't force people."

Check out the full Q&A here. "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" airs Sundays on E!

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