‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’: Season 18 Will Address Tristan Thompson’s Affair

by Jeremy Spirogis
Tristan Thompson

Keeping Up with the Kardashians followers, rejoice! Kim Kardashian West revealed that she and her sisters could be taking pictures footage for the remainder of season 18 individually in quarantine. There’s not a lot happening on this planet, which suggests the Kardashian-Jenners aren’t touring and internet hosting occasions like they often do, however the present’s long-time producer continues to be promising an entertaining season.

In truth, Tristan Thompson’s affair goes to be a subject of dialogue throughout one of many remaining episodes. 

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Tristan Thompson and Khloé Kardashian | Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Remy Martin

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‘KUWTK’ Season 18 should go on 

The remaining episodes in season 18 are being filmed on cell telephones. Executive producer Farnaz Farjam spoke with Elle about getting everybody within the household arrange with the best recording tools. Originally, everybody was going to make use of their cellphone to movie, then add that footage to a shared folder for Farjam and her staff to edit.

Farjam shortly realized that wasn’t going to work. “As we [saw footage come in], I was like, ‘People are going to get sick of seeing this [poor quality] footage like this,’” Farjam defined. “We needed to get them proper interview spaces.” And that’s precisely what they did. Farjam enlisted a director of pictures and a technician to securely set up correct lighting and tripods in Kardashian West’s and Khloé Kardashian’s houses. 

Despite some technical difficulties, the Kardashian-Jenner clan appear to be getting the cling of filming themselves. “Sometimes you’ll hear [one of] them mumbling under their breath, ‘Who knew a camera person’s job would be so hard?!’” Farjam stated. But that’s the kind of footage she’s in search of. “That’s gold. That’s stuff we want to include in the show.”

This season will tackle Tristan Thompson’s affair 

Last 12 months, Kardashian’s then-boyfriend and father of her daughter allegedly had an affair with Jordyn Woods. As a detailed friend to Kylie Jenner and all the household, Woods’ actions got here as a shock to everybody, together with viewers.

Farjam defined how the NBA star had been quarantining with Kardashian, and subsequently round when she was filming. “Tristan definitely stepped up and helped Khloé a lot with True,” Farjam stated. “He’s totally showing a way more mature side of himself. I think so much more [highly] of him now. Not that I didn’t like him before, I just like him so, so much more.”

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Farjam additionally hinted at a few of the forthcoming drama for the rest of season 18. “Right before quarantine, we had a couple family members that weren’t seeing eye to eye on something” she talked about. Could the sisters have argued in regards to the concept of Thompson quarantining together with his ex? Historically, the Kardashian-Jenners have expressed their dislike for Thompson, contemplating the 2 occasions he has wronged their sister. But, since Kardashian was keen to place her anger apart to co-parent their daughter extra successfully, her household had no alternative however to observe swimsuit. “I can’t give away who [the argument was between], but they end up coming together during quarantine, and it’s really sweet,” Farjam teased. 

Find out what occurs — tune in to Keeping Up with the Kardashians Thursday nights on E! 

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