Kim Kardashian to join the cast of ‘Drop Dead Diva’

She’ll be on Drop Dead Diva

Since Kim Kardashian’s divorce announcement her career has been in flux as ex-fans rally to get her television shows removed from the airwaves and have tried to put pressure on film director Tyler Perry to reconsider casting her in his new film ‘The Marriage Counselor’, but there is one show that welcoming Kim on board with open arms and that is the crew of ‘Drop Dead Diva’.

The Lifetime network confirmed that Kim will have a multi-episode arc in the fourth season of the show and her character will debut in the premiere episode this summer.

So what will Kim’s character be doing on the show?  The reality star will be taking on the role of Nikki, whose main plot revolves around being a love interest for Fred (Ben Feldman).  Fred will not only be sharing a little on screen love time with Kim, but his character will also be going into business with his ex, Stacy (April Bowlby), so it could make for an interesting love triangle.

Creator and executive producer of the show, Josh Berman, said that the ‘Drop Dead Diva’ crew is ‘ecstatic’ to have Kim join the family.  He said;

“I’m ecstatic to welcome Kim to the Diva family.  In discussing the role of Nikki with her, I’m blown away by her smarts, sense of humor, and passion. This series is all about reinvention and I’m so excited to see Kim ‘reinvented’ in the world of Drop Dead Diva.”

Kim was also excited about landing the role and took to her blog to announce the news.  She said;

“I am so excited to announce that I’ll be guest starring on Drop Dead Diva season four this summer! My character is called Nikki, who is Ben’s new love interest and starts a business venture with his ex, Stacy! I can’t wait to get to work with everyone on set!!”

Kim also has a small cameo on Tim Allen’s new show, Last Man Standing, airing in February on ABC.

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