Kris Jenner and Ellen Kardashian Duke it Out

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Is the lawsuit against Ellen Kardashian real or was it made for television?

That's what Kris Jenner and the Kardashian sisters will have to answer when they attend up and coming depositions. The family is suing their late father's wife Ellen for $500,000, as reported by the site

According to Kim, Khloe, Kourtney and their mom, Ellen sold their personal items to the media after her husband Robert Kardashian passed away from cancer in 2003. However, a judge wants to know if the lawsuit was filed for legitimate reasons or if Jenner and her clan filed the suit to create a story line for their reality show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians."

Eventually, Ellen chose to file her own lawsuit and accused Jenner of being spiteful and vindictive. This case "exposed Kris as a manipulative and devious mother and ex-wife who simply used and exploited her children," read the suit.

In season two of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" Ellen was called a "slippery snake" by Jenner and her daughters, and was also accused of selling the families personal items along with Robert's diary entries.

However, Ellen says the case was filed in a move of vengence after she married Robert just two months before he passed away.

"The Kardashians' strategy was to neutralize the unrefuted details in Robert's diaries and notes by suggesting that they were in fact fabricated by Ellen," read the court documents. "The Kardashians' strategy was to create a fake scenario where Robert's story and words would become the narrative of his surviving widow, which the Kardashians would then claim was motivated, not by truth [but] by greed."

In addition, Ellen says "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" usually stretches the truth for ratings and this case proves that.

"The series follows the often sordid, decadent and scandalous lives of the Kardashians," the suit read. "The series phenomenal success is based on a basic premise embraced by the Kardashians in general and Kris Jenner in particular, to expose their outlandish and controversial activities to world-wide television viewers for commercial profit."

"The success of the series is predicated entirely on the revelation of private information of the most salacious variety, the degree and nature of which must escalate in order to maintain public interest."

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