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You know you've made it when Oprah Winfrey is singing your praises. The highly admired media maven came to the Kardashians' defense after actress Rebel Wison called them superficial and "famous for no talent." 

"I interviewed the Kardashians two years ago and I can’t believe how hard they work," Oprah said earlier this week on KIIS FM's Kyle and Jackie O Show in Australia. 

"People don’t understand that, people think, 'Oh, if a television camera’s just following you, then that’s just easy.' To really create a reality series that looks like something’s actually happening, it means you have to be on all the time." 

She continued, "We were there for seven hours and they were gonna tape another seven hours after I left. No matter who you are, that is work." 

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When it comes to the Kardashians, do you agree with Oprah or Rebel?

  • 0% I agree with Oprah. The Kardashians are definitely hard-working.
  • 0% I agree with Rebel Wilson. I just don't see their talent.

Whether you love or loathe the famous family, there certainly is no denying that they've worked hard to build their empire. In fact, we rounded up just of few things they've been working on outside of their reality show.

1

Kim Kardashian has her own app

Besides makeup, perfume, and clothing lines, Kim K was the first one of her sisters to launch her own app, even speaking at a tech conference in 2014. 

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2

Khloe Kardashian is an author

Khloe gets candid about struggle with weight and being called "the fat sister" in her new memoir,  Strong Looks Better Naked, which hit book stores last week. 

3

Kourtney Kardashian runs DASH

Besides being mama to little ones Mason, Penelope, and Rain, Kourtney spearheads much of what goes on behind the scenes at their DASH stores. 

4

Kendall Jenner is a supermodel

Just last night, Kendall earned her angel wings, walking for the first time in the famous Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. 

5

Kylie is a beauty and style icon

The youngest  of the Kardashian/Jenner sisters, Kylie has a few businesses of her own like a line of clothing at PacSun (which she runs with sister Kendall) and the Kylie Jenner lip kit

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6

Kris Jenner runs the Kardashian empire

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Mama Jenner is the only who keeps everything going. She runs Kris Jenner Communications and acts as momager to her famous family. 

7

Caitlyn Jenner is an advocate

And, last not not least, since sharing her personal journey with the public, Caitlyn has become a strong advocate for the LGBT community. She was also honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award for transcending sports during this year's ESPY awards.