It’s exhausting to consider many celebrities who’ve gotten as well-known because the Kardashians off of actuality TV. The well-known household of influencers has been filming Keeping Up with the Kardashians since 2007 and their fame has solely elevated with every passing season. But on the identical time, longtime viewers of the present have begun to note that the occasions going down on-screen have had much less substance just lately than they used to.
Some followers suspect that the Kardashian-Jenners have reached a degree of fame the place they not care about filming the precise drama taking place of their lives, in favor of extra watered-down occasions.
‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ halted filming earlier this 12 months
Like different tv exhibits, KUWTK needed to cease manufacturing this spring as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. TV and movie productions got here to a cease all through Hollywood, and actuality exhibits have been affected greater than others as a result of their sooner manufacturing instances. KUWTK aired solely six episodes of their 18th season earlier than having to close issues down.
As they are saying, nevertheless, the present should go on. The manufacturing staff behind the present obtained inventive and got here up with smart methods for the KarJenners to proceed filming of their properties whereas beneath quarantine, based on Cinema Blend.
Mom Kris Jenner got here up with the concept for everybody to movie themselves on their smartphones and the producers arrange specifically lit areas inside every dwelling to movie confessional scenes.
Fans have been unhappy with current seasons’ storylines
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Over the previous few seasons, followers have taken to message boards and remark sections on-line to debate the truth that the present has been entering into a unique route than when it began out — and the consensus is that it’s a way more boring one.
In the present’s beginnings, viewers noticed rather more in-depth protection of issues that have been really taking place within the casts’ lives. Nowadays, followers are fortunate to get one real second with scripted-seeming conversations sprinkled in.
Khloé Kardashian has even just lately instructed her Instagram followers that her relationship standing — one thing that has historically been one of many largest constantly-changing plot factors of KUWTK — is “not your business.”
Khloé has been rumored to have gotten again collectively together with her daughter True’s father, NBA participant Tristan Thompson, despite the fact that the 2 cut up simply final 12 months after he cheated on her. The undeniable fact that even Khloé is unwilling to expose any side of her present relationship standing says loads about how personal the KarJenners have grow to be for the reason that present first began.
The Kardashians are extra personal now that they’re extra well-known
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Recently, followers discussed on Reddit their predictions for what’s going to occur when the present makes its return after quarantine. Most of the concepts have been deliberately boring and predictable concepts like “Kourtney and Scott will they/won’t they,” and “Kris crying that she can’t hug Kourtney on her birthday” to indicate that the viewers are over how fundamental the present has grow to be.
One consumer identified that wherever the storylines go, the household will deliberately preserve issues protected and repetitive with out exhibiting what’s really occurring of their lives.
They went on to say, “And it’s a damn shame because things happening in their lives right now are actually so interesting! All the Kanye drama, Kris and Kanye beefing, Scott going to rehab..I’d love to see what really went down.”
Another consumer responded in settlement, “If they had less money/ were still not as famous as they are now, they surely would share most of these dramas.” We couldn’t agree extra.
The Kardashians and Jenners are extra rich now than they’ve ever been, and it appears their degree of fame is impacting how a lot they’re selecting to share with KUWTK viewers.