The Kardashians’ Surprisingly Honest Response To Being Told They ‘Have No Talent’ by Barbara Walters

by Jeremy Spirogis
Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kim Kardashian

The Kardashian household have turn out to be actuality present icons since launching their collection Keeping Up With the Kardashians in 2007. Mainly that includes the feminine members of the family together with Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kylie, Kendall, and mother Kris, the present will likely be coming to an finish in 2021.

With every Kardashian attaining famous person standing and large wealth, they’ve typically come beneath scrutiny for having any expertise outdoors of being adopted by a digicam. News veteran Barbara Walters determined to sort out the topic head on when she interviewed the household in 2011.

Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kim Kardashian
Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kris Kardashian | Todd Williamson/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

Barbara Walters’ picks for her 2011 Top 10 listing

Walters is thought for her in-depth tv interviews of political figures, business titans, and the most well liked celebrities. Compiling a listing for one among her trademark tv specials Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011, the enduring journalist sat down with a number of the yr’s headline-makers.

Selecting Simon Cowell, Herman Cain, Katy Perry, Donald Trump, Pippa Middleton, Amanda Knox, Derek Jeter, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Eric Stonestreet for her prime 10, Walters named Steve Jobs for the primary spot regardless of his loss of life earlier that yr.

The whole Kardashian crew additionally took residence on Walters’ coveted 2011 roundup, which led to a really direct interview carried out by the famend journalist.

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The Kardashians are described as ‘endlessly self-replicating’

Kourtney, Khloe, Kim, and Kris sat down with Walters for her 2011 particular. The section led with a montage of scenes from Keeping Up With the Kardashians.

“The Kardashians are everywhere,” Walters defined over the clips. “Their empire endlessly self-replicating, with spinoff after spinoff. A strange mix of trashy sex, upscale excess, tabloid melodrama, and suburban family life.”

After some preliminary pleasantries, Walters obtained all the way down to brass tacks and offered an announcement slightly than a query to the truth stars.

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“You are all often described as ‘famous for being famous,’” Walters started, in accordance with the Huffington Post. “You don’t really act, you don’t sing, you don’t dance. You don’t have any — forgive me — any talent.”

‘None of us think we have talents’

Khloe was the primary to talk up, telling Walters, “But we’re still entertaining people.”

Kim interjected, explaining, “I think it’s more of a challenge for you to go on a reality show and get people to fall in love with you for being you. So there is definitely a lot more pressure, I think, to be famous for being ourselves.”

The dialog proceeded, with not one of the KUWTK stars seeming to take offense to Walters’ remark. Khloe virtually agreed along with her evaluation.

“None of us think we have talents,” Khloe remarked. “None of us think we can sing or act or dance.”

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While Walters lined different salacious subjects together with Kim’s notorious intercourse tape, the truth household was apparently holding out on the journalist. When Walters appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman to advertise her particular, she revealed that the Kardashians had held again on some main scoops.

“They were the first ones we interviewed and we did them in September,” Walters informed Letterman in 2011. “We said, ‘Anything going to happen?’ ‘No no no, you can do it now because nothing’s going to happen.’ Then Kim gets married. Then Kourtney gets pregnant, then Khloe’s moving to Dallas. You cannot trust the Kardashians.”

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