Earlier this year, it was reported that Kris Jenner was thrilled about Khloe's breakup drama ... because it makes for amazing television.
Well, now she's using that as leverage as she negotiates to keep her family's show on the air for years to come.
The Momager and matriarch is asking for a massive amount of cash, but that's not all that she's demanding.
According to Radar Online, Kris is currently embroiled in an intense back-and-forth with E! over her family's future.
The insider reports that the mother of six is in "tight negotiations" over renewing Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
What does that mean exactly?
The contracts she secured in 2017 renewed the show for five more seasons -- which will of course end after this current season.
Now, she's looking for a guarantee of another five seasons, but that's not all.
The source says that she's trying to leverage her family's fame and drama to secure a "mega-million" payday.
"Kris is trying to broker a deal" with the network, the insider explains.
The source details that she's looking for a deal "that will keep their show on until the end of season 21."
As we said, that's another five seasons -- though, of course, not another five years.
But apparently Kris is looking for more than just a hefty payday: she wants absolute authority.
"She wants complete wraparound control over the entire production," the insider reveals.
She wants total control, the source says, "and she thinks that she will get it."
The insider explains that she expects E! to give her what she wants "given the show is still a success."
As recently as last fall, reality shows like 90 Day Fiance and Alaskan Bush People were destruying Keeping Up With THe Kardashians' ratings.
But Season 16 ratings -- that's the current season -- have been up.
Season 16 premiered with 1.3 million viewers; the season 15 finale only brought in about 900,000 viewers.
It sounds like Kris is feeling konfident that E! will bow to her wishes.
"Kris knows at the end of the day she is going to get what she wants," the source says.
Ultimately, she expects that her family will continue to have success "because they are the Kardashians."
That is a fair point, actually. Their name is a big deal.
"And," the insider adds. "No one will come to take their place right now."
They could potentially get sidelined, but E! would need to have someone ready to fill the void. They don't have that yet.
Kris is intent upon her family's reign continuing into the foreseeable future ... and beyond.
"The family is going to continue staying relevant," the source promises.
With Kris in charge, that's almost a guarantee.
"And, if Kris has her way," the insider concludes. "They will be on TV for generations to come."
We don't know what the television industry will be like in 5 years or 10 years or 20.
One day, there may be a Kardashians-only streaming service on which we can follow Kris' grandchildren as they attend college.
Or maybe viewers will be overwhelmed with streaming and the public will have moved on to something else. Who knows?
But it would take a calamity of rare proportions to remove the Kardashians from the public consciousness.
They exist rent-free in all of our minds -- even in the minds of people who brag about how little they know about them.
Best of luck to Kris in ensuring her family's continued prosperity!