Why It’s Actually the Perfect Time For Kourtney Kardashian to Bow Out of the Spotlight

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kourtney Kardashian on the red carpet

Love ’em or hate ’em, the Kardashian-Jenner clan has graced American popular culture for the final 13 years. And whereas we’ve watched Kim and Khloé navigate their younger grownup lives on display, Kourtney appears to be bored with all of it.

Keeping Up with the Kardashians tends to focus extra on Kourtney’s sisters and the Jenner aspect of the household. And perhaps that’s finest for Kourtney. As the oldest of the Kardashian sisters, it appears like Kourtney might want her 40s to be TV-free.

Tension between Kim and Kourtney reached a boiling level not too long ago (or, not less than, they appeared to) as Kourtney refused to permit sure features of her life on digicam.

The Kim-Kourtney Kardashian battle

Kourtney Kardashian on the red carpet
Kourtney Kardashian | Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage

While Kim definitely understands the wrestle of balancing private {and professional}/public life, the very fact stays that KUWTK contracts require the Kardashian ladies to surrender some quantity of privateness.

Kourtney has spent the final yr sustaining her Poosh way of life model and firm, and it is smart that she’s not keen to do all her business on-camera. But Kim has a degree that the present wants footage and Kourtney did conform to take part.

The resolution that makes probably the most sense is for Kourtney to easily cease collaborating within the Kardashian media circus. It’s obvious that she now not desires her private and business life on display, and she or he has a proper to privateness.

At the identical time, KUWTK showrunners have to know she’s stepping again so future seasons could be produced with out her participation.

Kim’s proper that it’s not honest for the present to depend on Kourtney if she’s not going to ship, however Kourtney additionally has a degree concerning the present reaching too far into her personal life.

Kourtney’s future away from KUWTK

Over 17 seasons of KUWTK, Kourtney dutifully accepted the circumstances of the present and made her personal life public. Season after season of her battle and break up with Scott Disick have been popular culture water-cooler speak for years. If she desires to maintain a part of her life personal, she has each proper to take action going ahead.

The KUWTK contracts aren’t public data and followers don’t know precisely what Kourtney agreed to share with the present. But if Kim is correct that she’s not collaborating to the extent she agreed to, then maybe it’s time for Kourtney to maneuver on.

Most importantly, Kourtney doesn’t want KUWTK. Her presence on the present clearly isn’t making her or the remainder of the household completely satisfied. Kourtney turned 40 final yr and it’s time for her to get pleasure from her profession for herself. Like the remainder of the Kardashian household, Kourtney owes a very good quantity of her fame to the massive TV present.

But that doesn’t imply she wants to remain there. “Bowing out of the spotlight” doesn’t essentially imply that Kourtney can’t hold her social media profile sturdy. But it’s extra clear each season that she’s not lower out for KUWTK.

How new seasons of ‘KUWTK’ will survive with out Kourtney

Keeping up with the Kardashians isn’t only a TV present title, it’s a lifestyle. And perhaps it’s not for Kourtney anymore.

She’s shared among the most intimate moments of her life on digicam and it’s not honest for Kim to single her out the best way she did.

But the Kardashians (and the Jenners) are businesswomen they usually at all times keep watch over the underside line. If Kourtney stepped off the present, she’d definitely be happier. And regardless of all the cash and fame, typically it’s solely happiness that issues.

Kourtney has sufficient on her plate to occupy her day and it’s time for her to deal with it.

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