Sofia Richie’s Decision to Leave ‘KUWTK’ Reportedly Has to Do with Scott Disick

by Jeremy Spirogis
Scott Disick and Sofia Richie at a party in August 2019

Sofia Richie’s days on Keeping Up with the Kardashians have come to an finish. The mannequin introduced on Feb. Four that she received’t return to the present subsequent season, as she needs to deal with her performing profession. Despite the assertion, sources have claimed that there’s extra to her departure than simply that. According to some insiders, Richie’s boyfriend, Scott Disick, additionally allegedly influenced her resolution to give up the hit E! collection. Here’s how.

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie at a party in August 2019
Scott Disick and Sofia Richie at a celebration in August 2019 | Denise Truscello/Getty Images for Wynn Nightlife

More on Sofia Richie’s time on ‘KUWTK’ and her departure

Richie made her debut on KUWTK in October 2019 when she went on trip with Disick and his ex Kourtney Kardashian, with whom he shares three youngsters.

There initially appeared to be some rigidity between Richie and members of the KarJenner household, with many questioning the 15-year age hole between her and Disick and doubting they’d final lengthy. But she was in a position to forge a pleasant relationship with many family members.

Even so, Richie has now determined to maneuver on from the present. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight on Feb. 4, the mannequin mentioned she needs to buckle down and transfer on to extra severe issues. “I want to get into acting!” Richie mentioned. “I feel like, for a while, I kind of held back on things because I was afraid of failure, but 2020 is [the year of] no fear! I’m gonna be doing acting stuff really soon.”

Although sources say her feedback had been real, in addition they declare that she’s stepping away to strengthen her relationship with Disick.

Are Sofia Richie and Scott Disick having issues?

No, that’s not what the sources imply. In truth, insiders declare the 2 — who started courting in 2017 — are doing higher than ever. One supply informed HollywoodLife on Feb. 7: “Sofia and Scott are still together and it would surprise those close to them if they ever split. Their relationship is very easy and natural.”

“But, she wants to have her own career and do her own projects, and she has no interest in reality TV,” the supply went on, noting that Richie solely agreed to seem on the present within the first place “because Scott really wanted it.”

“That was really enough reality TV for her taste, but she’s all about Scott continuing to do what he loves — she just really wants to keep her work life and her love life separate,” the supply added.

Does Sofia Richie’s departure have something to do with Kourtney Kardashian?

Fans have assumed that Richie is perhaps having issues with Kardashian, because it was just lately reported that she unfollowed the Poosh founder on Instagram. But an insider mentioned there’s no drama between them.

“This isn’t a sign that there’s trouble between Sofia and the [Kardashian] family,” they mentioned, including, “Sofia’s never been keen on doing reality TV. Her ultimate goal is to be an actress and she wants to stay in that lane.”

Sources have repeatedly mentioned prior to now that there’s no unhealthy blood between Richie and Kardashian. One of them informed People again in May: “As much as people would love there to be, there isn’t any drama between Scott, Sofia and Kourtney. They spend a ton of time together, and Kourtney is comfortable with Sofia around the kids. Scott and Kourtney have gotten along really well for a long time. It’s not only the family trips, but dinners, celebrations, etc. They spend time together with Sofia, and it isn’t weird.”

Kardashian herself informed Paper journal in May 2019 that her relationship with Disick and Richie is the factor she’s “most proud of.” So there’s actually nothing to see right here.

It appears to be like like Richie is just in search of a change of surroundings. But who is aware of. Maybe she’ll return to KUWTK sooner or later.

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