5 Reasons Bruce Jenner Is More Important to 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Than You Think

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When there are so many loud characters constantly competing for screen time, at first blush it might seem that Keeping Up With the Kardashians patriarch Bruce Jenner is a little boring. Sure the "just Bruce" edit of the Kardashians is a little slow (even if it is fun to think of the whole reality clan as a figment of an aging millionaire's imagination, like a Twilight Zone episode set entirely inside of a reality show.)

Since Jenner is rumored to be leaving the show, KUWTK might be woefully lacking in the dad department next season, though I bet the change would signal increased plotlines for his son Brody, who has the perfect cool-and-collected vibe to act and react in contrast to Lord Disick (who is just pure reality magic)

While you think all you'll be missing is a ton of scenes of Jenner on the golf course, his departure may in fact be a case of "don't know what you got when it's gone."

Here are just a few reasons why Jenner is the necessary glue to keep the Kardashian-Jenner clan together, even when the world is tumbling around them.

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