Lifetime’s “Drop Dead Diva” needed a little publicity jolt to jumpstart season four, which returns Sunday night, June 3 at 9 p.m.
Two words: Kim Kardashian.
Creator Josh Berman said he heard through the grapevine that Khloe Kardashian was a fan of the show. So the show called Kim’s representative directly and it turned out she knew about the show, too. “I pitched the concept of her character,” Berman said. “She was intrigued. She liked the spirit of the show. So she flew in for three episodes.”
The divisive E! reality show impresario makes an appearance as a fictional coffee shop employee who fashions herself a relationships guru. (The writers have a sense of humor there, ahem.)
“You know you have quite the reputation,” said Stacy, played by April Bowlby.
“I hate when people talk about me,” replied Nicki, Kim’s character.