It’s been almost a decade and a half since keeping up with the Kardashians has changed the course of reality TV and its airing finally ends in 2021 with season 20, as star Kim Kardashian recently shared in a lengthy Instagram post.
Why now? Kris Jenner tried to explain the decision behind the end of the series, in a recent interview with series creator Ryan Seacrest.
Mom said it was just ‘the right time’ while calling On Air with Ryan Seacrest.
Kris gave a pretty straightforward response, saying, “I think number 20, well, it sounded good until 2020, but number 20, it just seemed like the right time. “
She can’t wait to ‘take a minute and breathe and [for] Everybody [to] slow down a bit. Don’t slow down professionally, but… figure out what our next steps are. ”
“We had to tell the crew yesterday so we were all crying. “
According to Kris, “Khloé… is probably the toughest one and really hasn’t stopped crying since we announced it. “
As to whether Kris treated him fully, she says she “didn’t really do it.”
“Funny, when we spoke yesterday I had a little bit of my mind and thought I was really strong. And, you know, it’s the right decision, ”Kris said. “Today I wake up and think about the first time you and I were doing an on-air interview, and I was so excited and nervous. “
Kris ended up calling keeping up with the Kardashians “The best home movies we’ll ever produce”, adding that they “are grateful for every moment”.
You can catch the season 19 premiere of keeping up with the Kardashians September 17 at 8 p.m. on E!
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