Kourtney Kardashian finally addresses claims she was the driving force behind KUWTK cancellation

‘It’s been a love-hate relationship’: Kourtney Kardashian finally addresses claims she was the driving force behind KUWTK cancellation and says the show is ‘DEFINITELY’ ready to end

Kourtney Kardashian has finally addressed – and denied – rumours that she was the driving force behind the end of Keeping Up With the Kardashians.

In the most recent episode of the show, which aired on E! on Thursday night, the family were seen discussing the decision to cancel the show after 20 years, a decision they announced in September last year.

In the scenes, she spoke to her mum Kris Jenner and sister Khloe, where she admitted she had a ‘love-hate relationship’ with the show, which she defiantly insisted would not have ended without a group decision being made.  

Over: Kourtney Kardashian has finally addressed – and denied – rumours that she was the driving force behind the end of Keeping Up With the Kardashians

Kourtney confirmed to devastated fans in November 2019 that she was stepping back from the wildly successful reality show, which debuted in October 2007, and chronicles the life and times of the TV dynasty. 

In her statement at the time, the mum-of-three wrote: ‘I just decided to spend more time as a mum and put more of my energy there… 

‘But I’m not saying goodbye. But I think you’ll have to see more of it on the new season, season 18. It isn’t airing yet, but it’s being filmed. Currently, in this room.’ 

She has however returned for the final season, and in the latest episode saw her ex Scott Disick about online claims that the cancellation was her doing. 

The end: In the most recent episode of the show, which aired on E! on Thursday night, the family were seen discussing the decision to cancel the show after 20 years, a decision they announced in September last year

The end: In the most recent episode of the show, which aired on E! on Thursday night, the family were seen discussing the decision to cancel the show after 20 years, a decision they announced in September last year

Over: In the scenes, she spoke to her mum Kris Jenner and sister Khloe, where she admitted she had a 'love-hate relationship' with the show, which she defiantly insisted would not have ended without a group decision being made

Over: In the scenes, she spoke to her mum Kris Jenner and sister Khloe, where she admitted she had a ‘love-hate relationship’ with the show, which she defiantly insisted would not have ended without a group decision being made

She said: ‘It’s so funny, there’s all these memes online of like, ‘Kourtney Kardashian single-handedly ended KUWTK’. Yeah they’re saying it as a joke but I’m sure there’s people who really believe it.’

After Scott came to her defense, Kourtney insisted: ‘Every time our contract’s up we always have this conversation of like, ‘Do we want to keep doing this? What are we happy with? What do we want to do?’ 

‘If everyone wanted to keep doing it, I’m sure I would have kept doing it too. It was going to come to an end at some point.’ 

When speaking to her family about what to do, Kris asked if they should end the show, to which Kourtney said: ‘I definitely think it’s time.’

Shock: She has however returned for the final season, and in the latest episode saw her ex Scott Disick about online claims that the cancellation was her doing

Shock: She has however returned for the final season, and in the latest episode saw her ex Scott Disick about online claims that the cancellation was her doing

Khloe then said: ‘Kourtney thought it was time three years ago.’

On her struggle with the show, Kourtney went on: ‘We always said we would do it together as long as we all wanted to do it and felt happy and that it made sense…

‘I’ve definitely had my moments when I wasn’t fully comfortable with filming and then there’s so many exciting moments like where we’ve had the best times and great family trips and so many experiences that we wouldn’t have had if we weren’t filming. I think it’s been a love-hate relationship.’

Khloe went on: ‘Do I think we all need a break sometimes? Yeah. But I don’t know if that necessarily means to stop.’

Later on, the youngest Kardashian sister then said: ‘It’s definitely clear that everyone’s decisions have been made but mine is the only one that would be against the rest of the family.’ 

Shock: On her struggle with the show, Kourtney went on: 'We always said we would do it together as long as we all wanted to do it and felt happy and that it made sense..

Shock: On her struggle with the show, Kourtney went on: ‘We always said we would do it together as long as we all wanted to do it and felt happy and that it made sense..

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Khloe Kardashian looks just like mom Kris Jenner in new snaps following nose job rumors

Khloe Kardashian and mom Kris Jenner show off their strikingly similar profiles in a new jewelry campaign.

Pressing their foreheads together, the reality stars look almost identical, with Khloe’s ski slope nose looking just like her mom’s – almost three decades after Kris urged her daughter to go under the knife when she was just nine.

Khloe, 36, has never confirmed whether she’s had a nose job, but fans noticed a a difference in her profile in 2019 after she confessed the previous year to thinking about getting rhinoplasty ‘every day’. 

Like mother like daughter: Khloe Kardashian and her mom Kris Jenner show off their very similar faces in a new campaign

Khloe, 36, has never confirmed whether she's had a nose job, but fans noticed a huge difference in her profile in 2019 after she confessed the previous year to thinking about getting rhinoplasty 'every day'

Khloe, 36, has never confirmed whether she’s had a nose job, but fans noticed a huge difference in her profile in 2019 after she confessed the previous year to thinking about getting rhinoplasty ‘every day’

And now there’s no doubt that Khloe looks more like her mom than ever as the two cuddle up in their new Bulgari campaign just in time for Mother’s Day.

Khloe shows off brunette locks and a neutral makeup palette while Kris, 65, goes for a smoky eye and a toffee hue on her lips. 

Sharing some of the photos to Instagram, the KUWTK star gushed about Kris in an accompanying caption: ‘Mommy, my guiding light, my mentor, my idol, my best friend, my queen. You have always put my happiness first. 

‘As a child I felt your love, I knew your warmth and your support. But your selflessness could only be fully understood when I became a mother myself. There is nothing you wouldn’t do for me. And for all of us.

Just like Kris: The mother-of-one appears to have altered the shape of her nose, as it now has more of a ski slope curve to it. She is pictured in 2009 on the right

Tweaks: The mother-of-one appears to have altered the shape of her nose, as it now has more of a ski slope curve to it. She is pictured in 2009 on the right

Tweaks: The mother-of-one appears to have altered the shape of her nose, as it now has more of a ski slope curve to it. She is pictured in 2009 on the right

'I was shocked': In 2013 Khloe recalled Kris wanting her to get a nose job when she was just nine. They are seen here in 2009

‘I was shocked’: In 2013 Khloe recalled Kris wanting her to get a nose job when she was just nine. They are seen here in 2009

'She didn't mean harm, but when I was around nine I overheard my mom telling her friend I needed a nose job,' the reality star revealed to Cosmopolitan UK. She's pictured aged nine in 1993 with Kris, brother Rob and stepdad Caitlyn Jenner

‘She didn’t mean harm, but when I was around nine I overheard my mom telling her friend I needed a nose job,’ the reality star revealed to Cosmopolitan UK. She’s pictured aged nine in 1993 with Kris, brother Rob and stepdad Caitlyn Jenner

'I've grown into my face, but I've had makeup artists tell me, "You should get a nose job,"' Khloe said in 2013. She is pictured here in 2010 with sister Kim

‘I’ve grown into my face, but I’ve had makeup artists tell me, “You should get a nose job,”‘ Khloe said in 2013. She is pictured here in 2010 with sister Kim 

On camera: Khloe is pictured in a recent clip from Keeping Up With The Kardashians - and then in 2008 on the right

How she was: Khloe is pictured in a recent clip from Keeping Up With The Kardashians - and then in 2008 on the right

How she was: Khloe is pictured in a recent clip from Keeping Up With The Kardashians – and then in 2008 on the right

‘Thank you for everything you have done and continue to do for us. Thank you for the lessons you taught me. I love you more than you will ever know. And today and every day I celebrate you. @Bulgari #mothersday #bulgaripartner.’ 

In 2013 Khloe recalled Kris wanting her to get a nose job when she was just nine.

‘She didn’t mean harm, but when I was around nine I overheard my mom telling her friend I needed a nose job,’ the reality star revealed to Cosmopolitan UK.

Mother daughter love: The duo modeled white outfits with Bulgari jewels

Mother daughter love: The duo modeled white outfits with Bulgari jewels

Showing some love: Khloe and Kris exchanged kind words about each other

Showing some love: Khloe and Kris exchanged kind words about each other

Showing some love: Khloe and Kris exchanged kind words about each other 

‘I was shocked; I hadn’t even thought about it,’ she said.

Khloe added that it wasn’t just her mom giving an opinion on her nose. 

‘I’ve grown into my face, but I’ve had makeup artists tell me, “You should get a nose job,”‘ she said.

At the time Khloe proudly revealed that she never gave into the pressure to go under the knife. 

‘I’m so happy that I never have. I’m proud for losing weight when I wanted to and I’ve never resorted to surgery,’ she said.

Red carpet glam: Khloe admitted in 2018 that she thought 'every day' about getting a nose job. She is seen here in 2017

Changing faces: Khloe admitted in 2018 that she thought 'every day' about getting a nose job. She is seen here in September 2019 (left) 2017 (right)

Changing faces: Khloe admitted in 2018 that she thought ‘every day’ about getting a nose job. She is seen here in September 2019 (left) 2017 (right) 

Did she do it? In 2019 it appeared Khloe took the plunge when fans noticed her nose looked different during an interview for the Laura Wassar podcast Divorce Sucks

Did she do it? In 2019 it appeared Khloe took the plunge when fans noticed her nose looked different during an interview for the Laura Wassar podcast Divorce Sucks

What sparked it all: Fans got talking after Khloe shared this snap with her nose looking noticeably more petite

What sparked it all: Fans got talking after Khloe shared this snap with her nose looking noticeably more petite

‘I’m not against it – one day I probably will but it would be on my terms.’

Five years later in 2018 she admitted that she thought about getting a nose job ‘every day’.

Responding to a fan who asked her if she’d gone under the knife or if was just makeup tricks, Khloe replied: ‘One day I think I’ll get one because I think about it everyday. But I’m scared so for now it’s all about contour.’ 

The following year it appeared she’d taken the plunge, revealing the new look during an interview on the Laura Wassar podcast Divorce Sucks!

Kris has also been accused of getting a nose job but has always denied it.

‘I get a lot of people saying I had my nose done. People like, “Look at her nose!” Never had my nose done. I have the same nose I was born with,’ she insisted, adding, ‘They say that about all my kids. We haven’t had our noses done.’ she told E! in 2015.

No nose job? Kris has also been accused of getting a nose job but has always denied it

No nose job? Kris has also been accused of getting a nose job but has always denied it

No stranger to surgery: Kris, pictured left in 2013, and right as she looked in 1995

No stranger to surgery: Kris, pictured left in 2013, and right as she looked in 1995

No stranger to surgery: Kris, pictured left in 2013, and right as she looked in 1995

Kim Kardashian reveals she’s ‘ready to be happy again’ in KUWTK teaser

Kim Kardashian reveals she’s ‘ready to be happy again’ in KUWTK teaser after star sobbed about feeling ‘like a loser’ amid split from Kanye West

Kim Kardashian revealed she’s ready to be happy again amid her ongoing divorce from Kanye West.

In a new mid-season teaser for Keeping Up With The Kardashians, the 40-year-old star has a heart-to-heart with mom Kris Jenner about her personal life.  

‘I just want you to be happy and joyful’ the 65-year-old tells Kim in the clip.

‘I’m ready’: Kim Kardashian says she wants to be happy again as she talks to mom Kris Jenner about her split from Kanye West in a new mid season trailer for KUWTK

‘Yeah… and I’m ready too.’ Kim, who filed for divorce from her husband of six years in February, responds.

The preview also shows Kim breaking down and sobbing as she says ‘I feel like a loser’ while opening up to family including sister Kendall.  

The episodes were filmed before news of Kim and Kanye’s split broke on February 19, when it was reported Kim had officially filed for divorce.

Kim and the Heartless rapper, 43, have not released an official statement on their split, but two weeks ago, Kim’s close friend Chrissy Teigen suggested the SKIMS founder had ‘tried her best’ to make her marriage work.

'I just want you to be happy and joyful' the 65-year-old tells Kim in the clip

‘I just want you to be happy and joyful’ the 65-year-old tells Kim in the clip

The preview also shows Kim breaking down and sobbing as she says 'I feel like a loser' while opening up to family including sister Kendall

The preview also shows Kim breaking down and sobbing as she says ‘I feel like a loser’ while opening up to family including sister Kendall

Chrissy said: ‘Kim is doing OK. I know Kim gave her all for everything.

‘It’s honestly a shame that it didn’t work out because I saw them being a forever relationship.

‘I really did, but I know she tried her best.’

Kanye filed a response to Kim’s divorce petition in April and is seeking joint legal and physical custody of their children, and it was recently claimed the proceedings are going smoothly so far.

Power couple no more: News of Kim and Kanye's split broke on February 19, when it was reported Kim had officially filed for divorce. They are seen here in 2016

Power couple no more: News of Kim and Kanye’s split broke on February 19, when it was reported Kim had officially filed for divorce. They are seen here in 2016

'For every week that goes by since she filed for divorce, Kim seems happier. She knows that filing for divorce was the right decision' an insider revealed last month

‘For every week that goes by since she filed for divorce, Kim seems happier. She knows that filing for divorce was the right decision’ an insider revealed last month

A source said: ‘Kim and Kanye are getting along.

‘They have both stayed true to their commitment to make the best situation for the kids.

‘Kim is very happy that they have managed to keep things calm. She thinks Kanye is a good dad. She wants him to be able to spend as much time with the kids as he wants.’

And Kim is confident she made the right decision in ending her marriage.

The insider added: ‘For every week that goes by since she filed for divorce, Kim seems happier. She knows that filing for divorce was the right decision. The kids are doing as good as she could hope.’

Kim and Kanye married in 2014 and share children North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three, and Psalm, 23 months. 

Kim and Kanye married in 2014 and share children North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three, and Psalm, 23 months

Kim and Kanye married in 2014 and share children North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three, and Psalm, 23 months

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Katherine Ryan urges the Kardashians to ‘be honest’ over their ‘plastic surgeries’

Katherine Ryan has urged the Kardashians to ‘be honest’ over their alleged plastic surgeries in a blistering new podcast.

The comedian, 37, who has been open about her own cosmetic procedures,claimed the Kardashians use doctors who perform vampire facials as a ‘smokescreen’ for their plastic surgeries during an appearance on Vicky Pattison’s The Secret podcast.

The reality titans – comprising Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian, as well as mother Kris Jenner and Kylie and Kendall Jenner – have always denied having plastic surgeries,  despite looking markedly different from their show debut more than a decade ago.

Honesty: Katherine Ryan has urged the Kardashians to ‘be honest’ over their alleged plastic surgeries in a blistering new podcast

There is no suggestion the Kardashians have undergone plastic surgeries. 

Katherine said of Kim: ‘I know she has Dr. Jason Diamond, he is the family dermatologist.

‘So he’s doing a lot of the peels and the lasers, they also go to Simon Ourian.

‘Jason Diamond is a surgeon he does face lifts and things as well, but I don’t think he does any surgery on them.

‘I think they’re offering these two guys, as smoke screens to be like “here’s who I go to, for a lovely gentle vampire facial with them” but there’s someone with the fat gun in the back and that’s person whose name I need.’   

2013: The comedian, 37, who has been open about her own cosmetic procedures,claimed the Kardashians use doctors who perform vampire facials as a 'smokescreen' for their plastic surgeries (Kim pictured in 2013)

2013: The comedian, 37, who has been open about her own cosmetic procedures,claimed the Kardashians use doctors who perform vampire facials as a ‘smokescreen’ for their plastic surgeries (Kim pictured in 2013)

Denied: The reality titans - comprising Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian, as well as mother Kris Jenner and Kylie and Kendall Jenner - have always denied having plastic surgeries

Denied: The reality titans – comprising Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian, as well as mother Kris Jenner and Kylie and Kendall Jenner – have always denied having plastic surgeries 

A ‘Vampire Facial’ is the nickname of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. It is a regenerative therapy treatment that uses nothing but the patients own blood. 

Kim was memorably pictured getting one in 2013 – but vowed never to get the procedure again. 

The doctor first extracts the patients blood from their arm and spins it in a machine to remove the platelets (a component of blood that helps stop bleeding/repair damaged blood vessels and cells)

The plasma is then splattered on the client’s face using tiny acupuncture type needles to help regenerate cells and collagen in the ace. PRP is said to help remove appearance of fine lines/wrinkles, open pores and plump/volumize areas where many get fillers 

Katherine continued: ‘That’s not a criticism, it’s like don’t treat me like an idiot, there’s a point where we have to be honest and share the wealth.

She said: 'I think they're offering these two guys, as smoke screens to be like "here's who I go to, for a lovely gentle vampire facial with them" but there's someone with the fat gun in the back and that's person whose name I need'

She said: ‘I think they’re offering these two guys, as smoke screens to be like “here’s who I go to, for a lovely gentle vampire facial with them” but there’s someone with the fat gun in the back and that’s person whose name I need’

‘Because if people do choose to participate in this trend of changing your body, which is a really contentious issue and I’m not saying anyone should, but there’s a danger of if you don’t know who to go to, then you put yourself in harm’s way, and fly somewhere and meet someone who doesn’t have a licence and that what I don’t want that for people.’  

Mailonline has contacted a Kardashian spokesman for comment. 

This comes as aAleaked photo of Khloe, 36, in a bikini began circulating online earlier this month and it was reported that she and her family were working overtime to wipe any trace of it from the internet.   

Stunning: The family have always credited their looks to make-up, photography tricks and non-surgical procedures such as fillers

Stunning: The family have always credited their looks to make-up, photography tricks and non-surgical procedures such as fillers

Khloe addressed the drama on Instagram days later, as she shared live videos of herself to prove that her body ‘isn’t photoshopped.’ 

Subsequently she issued a lengthy statement where she spoke about the pressure of being in the spotlight and her body being ‘micro-analyzed’ as a public figure. 

 The star also revealed that being compared to her siblings, Kim and Kourtney, in addition to ‘constant ridicule and judgment’ has been ‘too much to bear.’

Khloe has also been accused of having a ‘changing face’ in the past – but the family have always credited their looks to make-up, photography tricks and non-surgical procedures such as fillers. 

Kylie Jenner has also undergone a glamorous and dramatic transformation in recent years – which she credits to use of fillers only

Natural look: This comes as aAleaked photo of Khloe, 36, in a bikini began circulating online earlier this month and it was reported that she and her family were working overtime to wipe any trace of it from the internet

Natural look: This comes as aAleaked photo of Khloe, 36, in a bikini began circulating online earlier this month and it was reported that she and her family were working overtime to wipe any trace of it from the internet