-Upon his adventurous move from Tennessee to California, Chris found he didn’t know too many in Los Angeles. It was at this time when he was introduced to man who would not only would become his manager, but also his very best friend. That man was Robert Kardashian. Yes, that Kardashian. This was pre-OJ, pre-Keeping Up with the Kardashians. In this chapter, the reader learns some surprising information about the man whose family would later launch one of the world’s most recognizable and successful celebrity brands. Robert and Chris remained close friends and talked regularly up until Kardashian’s passing in 2003.