“Keeping Up With The Kardashians” Recap: Kim Kardashian Confronts Caitlyn Jenner Over Vanity Fair Article
Kim Kardashian confronted Caitlyn Jenner on Sunday’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” after the family becomes upset over Caitlyn bashing Kris in her Vanity Fair cover story. Get the full episode recap below!
The new episode, titled “Vanity Unfair,” gave the Kardashians’ perspective on Caitlyn’s magazine tell-all. Kim actually attended the Vanity Fair cover shoot, and revealed that she saw Caitlyn’s bare breasts in the dressing room, calling her ex-stepfather’s operation, the “best” boob job ever. She further recounted to Khloe, “[She] took off her top and her boobs were like Kourtney’s like when she first got hers done.” Kim added, “Like, it made me want a boob job.”
The discussion about Caitlyn’s boobs came to a halt when Lamar Odom called Khloe. Kim wasn’t happy about her younger sister still being in contact with her ex-husband because he “hurt her.” Kim told Khloe, “I’m just saying it’s dangerous,” in regards to continuing a friendly relationship with Odom. Khloe responded, “Ok, but I’m not going to not talk to Lamar just because you don’t approve.”
Later, Kim discussed her video game with Kourtney and Scott Disick, and revealed that she’s trying to get Caitlyn to be a character in the game. Disick suggested, “Start out with Bruce,” and then have the character transition mid-game. The three also spoke about their worries that Khloe and Odom are still in close contact.
Kim reads Caitlyn’s article for the first time, and becomes angry over the comments claiming Kris “mistreated her” and was “awful,” in addition to “all these really rude things.” Kim went on to call her very upset mom to console her about the negative article. Kim, Khloe and Kourtney later talked about their disappointment over Caitlyn’s article, with Kim pointing out that Caitlyn doesn’t think “she did anything wrong,” adding, “I think she’s obviously shut out all of the memories of mom.”
Khloe added, “That’s not okay. We don’t believe in bashing anybody. Like we don’t bash any parents. I expect her to do the same.” Khloe further said in a confessional, “Do as many articles as you want and do as many great things for the transgender community, but how does that mean bashing my mom?”
Later, Khloe admitted she’s on “high alert” for ex-husband Lamar Odom to “spiral” after he called her distraught over the sudden death of his longtime friend, Jamie Sangouthai. “Lamar has suffered so much loss in his life. I’m always going to be there for Lamar, especially when something as tragic as this happens,” Khloe said in a confessional.
Kim visited Caitlyn at her house to explain that the Kardashian family is “really upset” over the Vanity Fair story. “Am I in trouble?,” Caitlyn asked as Kim walked through the door, to which Kim responded, “Oh yes, you’re in trouble.” During their sit-down, she said, “You still have a little Bruce in you. I thought Caitlyn would be a little kinder.”
Kim cited Caitlyn’s quotes about Kendall and Kylie being “distractions,” and insinuation that Kris was the reason their marriage fell apart. Kim told Caitlyn she was being “unfair,” adding, “My mom is not a lesbian, you’re a woman now.” Caitlyn didn’t see it that way, however, and felt that Kris had given up on her when she was still Bruce. Kim implored Caitlyn, “Look for the positive things and end it on a good note. I’m just asking you to go back in your memory and remember the good times.”
Caitlyn got teary eyed when Kim told her, “You’ve got the fame, but you’re losing your family.” Caitlyn responded, “I never once tried to do anything that would hurt [Kris],” adding that she “feels bad.” Caitlyn added that she “can’t apologize unless [the family] comes out here.” She noted that Khloe and Kourtney haven’t come to visit her and it’s upsetting, but added, “I just want everyone to be happy. I love all my kids. I wish you guys were here every damn day.”
As the episode ended, Kris told Kim that she’s thinking about getting out of town for a bit to “get away from the negative energy.” Kris began crying as she told her daughter she needed to “clear her head.” Kim said, “I think that’s the best thing you can do.” Kim later said in a confessional that she was happy her mom would “start the healing process.”