The Kardashians are, for better or worse, America’s current royal family. And, as with all nobility, rumors of curses abound. What is the Kardashian curse? Essentially, anyone who hooks up with a Kardashian is hexed. As Kylie Jenner put it, "Their life kind of just goes down hill after that."
There are plenty of stories about how the Kardashian family causes bad luck, particularly regarding athletes who date the sisters, such as Cleveland Cavaliers' center Tristan Thompson. But the ill effects of the alleged curse seems to have spread to any significant others, no matter their profession – and perhaps even the family itself. How else would you explain all the bad things that have happened to Kim Kardashian?
Examples of the Kardashian curse might give more people an excuse to hate the crew. But, in their defense, the Kardashians are not your average family. They're influential business people and purveyors of pop culture, not to mention television stars. They navigate rarified realms of celebrity, and it’s easy to see how anyone, even high-profile athletes and musicians, can get overwhelmed by sharing the limelight.