‘KUWTK’: Fans Think ‘Kirby Jenner’ is a Diss to Rob Kardashian

by Jeremy Spirogis
Scott Disick, Rob Kardashian Jr., Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Khole Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Kris Jenner and Kendall Jenner

The Kardashian-Jenner siblings are a few of the most well-known actuality stars on the earth, and just lately, they added a brand new member of the family to the brood. Kirby Jenner is a brand-new present that simply premiered on Quibi and is already making waves with followers of actuality tv. The present, which focuses on Kendall Jenner‘s “secret fraternal twin,” has the complete help of the Kardashian-Jenner household. Still, some followers are a little bit uncomfortable with the idea and just lately spoke out on Twitter, revealing how the very thought of the present may very well be insulting to the actual Kardashian brother, Rob Kardashian. 

Scott Disick, Rob Kardashian Jr., Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Khole Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Kris Jenner and Kendall Jenner
Scott Disick, Rob Kardashian Jr., Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Khole Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Kris Jenner and Kendall Jenner | Steven Lawton/FilmMagic/Getty Images

Who is Kirby Jenner?

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In actuality, “Kirby Jenner” will not be an actual individual. He is a efficiency artist who has by no means revealed his true title. He based an Instagram account in 2015 and started posting footage that Photoshopped photographs of himself subsequent to pictures of mannequin Kendall Jenner. The account rapidly turned common with followers, and the joke took off. What is much more unusual is that the Kardashian-Jenner household seemingly embraced the Kirby Jenner Instagram account, following it and liking most of the images.  

Over the previous few years, Kirby Jenner has begun posting all kinds of doctored photographs and movies on the account, even inserting himself into iconic scenes from Keeping Up with the Kardashians. He has additionally added himself to footage with many different members of the family, together with Kim Kardashian West, Kris Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, and Kourtney Kardashian — though the account initially targeted on his relationship together with his “sister,” Kendall Jenner. 

The Kardashians are in on the joke

Leave it to the Kardashian household to monetize an idea. Recently, the short-form streaming platform Quibi launched a brand new present, Kirby Jenner, that focuses solely on the lifetime of Kendall Jenner’s pretend fraternal twin. As Kirby Jenner said in a preview, “everyone in my family has already had their own reality show. So when this network asked if I wanted to do my own show I was like, ‘I don’t know. I haven’t really thought about it.’ But then my mom said, ‘Yes.’”

Not solely are the Kardashian-Jenners tremendous with their likenesses getting used, however the present was made with their full cooperation and help. In reality, Kris and Kendall Jenner are government producers on Kirby Jenner and practically each member of the household appears to be all the way down to make appearances on it. While it has not been revealed how lengthy Kirby Jenner shall be round for, it actually appears as if the household has embraced each the idea and the efficiency artist behind the gag. 

Fans stepped up for Rob Kardashian

Even if the Kardashian-Jenners love the present, followers aren’t fairly so certain. In reality, all of the advertising and marketing for Kirby Jenner references the character because the Kardashian-Jenner “brother,” and followers have taken situation with it. Rob Kardashian is the one male sibling within the Kardashian clan and probably the most reclusive one of many lot. He has had many struggles over time, from a long-running battle with melancholy to hassle dropping pounds. These days, Kardashian is generally MIA, hardly ever making public appearances, a lot much less showing on episodes of Keeping Up with the Kardashians

The Kardashian household has been posting on Twitter in help of the present, with Khloé Kardashian even giving Kirby Jenner a shoutout for National Brother’s Day. Fans had been quick to respond, saying that the “whole Kirby Jenner thing is funny but messed up,” referencing Rob Kardashian as “the forgotten brother.” Others slammed the family for refusing to speak about their “real blood brother.” Still, some defended the Kardashians, stating that if Rob Kardashian needs to remain out of the highlight, the remainder of the household can’t be blamed. 

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