Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima have not split, despite a report. On the contrary, the pair is still seeing each other and maintaining a casual relationship.

"It's Over! Kourtney Splits From Model Boy Toy Younes Bendjima," blares yet another inaccurate headline from the facts-challenged RadarOnline. According to a so-called "source" for the webloid, "Kourtney broke Younes' heart. While they were in Cannes [in May] he told her that he was falling in love with her, but she just wasn't feeling the same way."

The site's supposed snitch continues, "She loved the sex but she was not able to him what he wanted, which was a real relationship." The alleged tipster goes on to claim Kardashian also "realized that the age gap between them was just too much and she could not relate to him." Gossip Cop finds it noteworthy that this purported "source" used the word "real," since the outlet's articles are so often filled with fake details.

And if Kardashian and Bendjima split after their time in Cannes, why did RadarOnline wait weeks to report it? What's really going on is the site recently noticed the two hadn't been spotted out together since that trip, and jumped to the conclusion that they had broken up. But that was the wrong assumption to make. Kardashian and Bendjima just spent the weekend in St. Tropez, where they were photographed holding hands.

This is by no means a serious relationship, and the outlet mistook the casualness of their romance as evidence of a split. In actuality, Kardashian is primarily focused on her family and business obligations, which is why she and Benjima weren't seen together over the last month, Gossip Cop is told. She gets together with him when she can, and he understands she has certain priorities that are going to come first.

Simply put, their dynamic is going to blow hot and cold depending on what's going on in Kardashian's life. If RadarOnline had real sources close to the reality star, it would've known that and never published this "split" report in the first place.

Our Verdict

Gossip Cop believes there to be elements of truth, but the story is ultimately misleading.


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