The Hamptons: Kardashians are Cash COWS


The mayor of ritzy Southampton has beef with "Keeping Up with The Kardashians" -- claiming producers lied to him -- but he also knows the family's about to help his town make bank, and as they say ... money talks.

Mark Epley tells TMZ he was initially told by producers Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian would NOT be opening a new Dash in his town while filming there this summer, but it turns out a pop-up store is in the works. He says he has no problem with it -- he just wishes producers hadn't lied.

Epley says some residents are worried about possible traffic issues with the Kardashians in town, but he thinks the financial gain from the exposure will be huge -- record sales for Dash, and a sales boost for neighboring businesses.

As for reports the Kardashians are getting their space rent-free ... Epley says that's not true.

As TMZ first reported, the Ks had quite a difficult time finding a place to live in the Hamptons for the summer ... with most of the town refusing to rent to them.

They should've gone to the mayor from the beginning.




It’s even more official, Kim has altered the last name that made her famous, she’s now going by ‘Kim Kardashian West’ — ONTD, are you shocked?

We can’t believe she actually did it! Kim Kardashian added her married last name to both her Instagram and Twitter on May 28 and it had fans so excited. But do you think that a brand that is built around the name “Kardashian” will be hurt by adding Kanye West‘s last name?

The wedding was stunning and we thought Kim looked radiant. The newlyweds jetted off to Ireland for their honeymoon but Kim took some time out of her romantic vacation to make one very important change to her social media accounts — she changed her name to Kim Kardashian West!

But this doesn’t come as much as a surprise because she said on Oct. 29 that she would be changing it.

“I will,” she told E! while partying in Vegas for her 33rd birthday. “Ya, I will. It’ll be Kim Kardashian West. No, not hyphened. Make it the middle.”

Kim posted her first pic as Kanye’s wife to Twitter. It was a beautiful pic of them walking down the aisle, right after they both said “I do.”

We told you that Kim had a lavish wedding and even John Legend performed. The couple seems happier than ever and even little North West looked absolutely thrilled for her mom and dad.

ONTD, what do you think of Kim changing her name to Kim Kardashian West?