A moment of profound insight. While still filming season 1 The Kardashians, Kourtney Kardashian opted to give fans a look at how the editing process works — and it’s safe to say she wasn’t thrilled with how her engagement to Travis BarkerObserved on camera
Poosh founder, now 43 years old, told a friend Stephanie Shepherd that she and then-fiancé, Travis, 46, “have the best time ever” shooting the Hulu show but are “so annoyed” at the edits of the episodes.
“They’re, like, swirling us in with this drama,” Kourtney said during the Thursday, June 9, episode. “Especially when I saw my engagement episode, editors or whoever is, like, taking it as like, ‘Let’s take Kourtney, she’s the chosen one to be the drama while shooting our show.’”
Kourtney confirmed she was referring specifically to her ex-boyfriend Scott Disick’s feelings being a focal point of the episode where Travis proposed.
“We are all executive producers, so we get to see cuts of the show, and give notes on episodes and make sure that our stories are being told,” Kourtney explained to the cameras. “I am in one of the best places I’ve ever been in my life. And it’s time for our show to catch up.”
The wellness guru told Stephanie that chatter about Scott’s reaction was “two seconds” of the night the drummer got down on one knee.
“I didn’t even remember it until I, like, saw the cut of the episode,” she said. “It wasn’t, like, 50 percent of the night like it’s made to be made to be on, like, an episode.”
In a confessional, Kourtney added: “It’s enabling this old narrative and buying into something that just doesn’t really exist. It should be an episode about me breaking free from toxic relationships and creating a fairy tale love story. That is my reality.”
Since fall 2020, the Kardashian’s oldest sibling has been in a relationship with the musician. They went public about their romance in January 2021. They were married in May after he proposed to them in October 2021.
“I wish they would take that out and put it in the next episode and give us our respect,” Kourtney said. “So it’s like, let us have our moment.”
Stephanie agreed, “This story for you was, like, you were in a s—tty relationship and now you’re in a great one. And the great one should be focused on.”
Kourtney, who shares Mason 12, Penelope 7, and Reign 9, with Scott, said that the twosome split seven year ago.
“Why is the fairy tale not being told? Like, the true fairy tale that it is,” she concluded. “I don’t want to be insensitive, but like what you said to me on the phone and you’re like, ‘Why isn’t everyone empowering you and, like, celebrating that you’ve done all this work for, like, years and now have this relationship?’ … Something healthy. How could this be taken negatively? Because we didn’t realize we’re, like, filming and then everyone’s commenting on it.”
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