“It has been the biggest reality franchise of all-time. Both Kim and Kris want to make sure they end on a high note, leaving fans wanting more, rather than try and stretch the show on for another few seasons and watch it die a death,” a source told Naughty But Nice Rob. “Plus, they are now moving on in their lives … exploring new options and opportunities.
"Kim wants to be with her daughter and Kanye, while Kris wants to focus on being a talk show host and maybe start producing movies. She’s telling everyone that one day she will have an Oscar," the source said.
While the family inked a $40 million pact that would keep them on thru 2015, the source notes that "they have all made so much money that they never need to work again.
"They want a break from the cameras -- that shouldn’t be too surprising," the source said.
Kim in February kept things a bit murky about the show's future, writing on her blog, "The fact is that I have many goals that I still need to reach and accomplish and I (like so many of you) don’t know where my life will be in the next couple of years, but I’m looking forward to continuing this journey."
In the meantime, Keeping Up With the Kardashians airs Sundays on E! at 9/8c.