Kourtney Kardashian admits ‘no one wanted’ KUWTK at the start

Keeping Up With The Kardashians has become one of the most popular reality TV shows ever and is currently airing it’s 20th and final season.

But things could have been so much different for the Kardashian-Jenner clan – and the television shows that followed – as eldest daughter Kourtney Kardashian has revealed “no one wanted it” in the beginning.

Speaking to the Emergency Contact podcast, Kourtney, 41, told co-hosts Simon Huck and Melissa Gray Washington that she thinks the show was initially only meant to be a one-season “filler”.

She said that her sister Kim Kardashian, 40, was the first to be contacted about a potential show.

“This producer that met Kim had just found her really interesting and wanted to shoot with her, so they came and Kim was like, ‘Can we come to the store?’,” referencing the store the sisters ran alongside sister Khloe, 36.

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Kourtney Kardashian has said that a producer found sister Kim “interesting”

She continued: “They came to the store and the girl was like, ‘Oh my God, you and your sisters! This is everything’.”

After that, the sisters tried pitching the idea of the show but people weren’t being receptive.

It wasn’t until a casting director attended a dinner at the family’s home that the idea picked up.

Kourtney revealed that the director was adamant there was a show to be made and called Ryan Seacrest.

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The family has been filmed for 14 years on Keeping Up With The Kardashians

“They introduced Ryan to my mom and then we made a reel, and it just was picked up right away,” Kourtney said.

And Kourtney admitted that it was awkward filming the show at first. She said that she was always worried about what she was saying, but after watching the first edit she felt “more comfortable”.

She described the show’s impending end was “bittersweet” but “exciting”.

The 20th season of KUWTK will be the last

“I think we get so scared of change, just as people… but I don’t know, I’m excited,” she admitted.

“It is bittersweet thinking of the crew that we have seen every day for like 13 years.”

Kim recently revealed that fans of the show wouldn’t have to wait long for their next project.

The model confirmed that a brand new show will air on Hulu after the season 20 finale.

Keeping Up With The Kardashians continues Sunday at 9PM on E!

Originally from https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/kourtney-kardashian-admits-no-one-23923110

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