“Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star Kendall Jenner talked about brother-in-law Kanye West before she strutted down the runway for the 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. The rapper was hospitalized at UCLA Medical Center Nov. 21 after he suffered from stress, sleep deprivation and dehydration.
“Yes, of course [he’ll be OK],” Jenner, 21, told Entertainment Tonight Online Wednesday about West, 39. “Everyone is doing OK, just praying.”
No one from Jenner's family flew to Paris, where the show is being filmed, to support her. “It's [just] me,” she said. “Yeah, no one is coming out but they're all -- I've literally been texting with all of them, like, the past couple days.”
But just because Jenner was alone doesn’t mean she was forgotten. “Everyone’s, like, freaking out. I got so many flowers from all my family members,” she said. “So I feel the love for sure from L.A.”
It’s the second time the model, who suffers with anxiety, was picked to walk in the famous show. But it's the first time no one from the Kardashian-Jenner family came to see her. Last year, her sisters didn’t attend because she didn’t allow them to. The only people allowed to watch her walk were her momager, Kris Jenner, and father, Caitlyn Jenner.
It would have been too much pressure if sisters Kim, Kourtney, Khloe and Kylie appeared. “I told them all to stay away,'” she told the New York Daily News at the time. “I just need the pressure off. There's enough pressure as it is.”
While she didn't have the physical support of her family, Jenner was surrounded by friends. Models Gigi and Bella Hadid were picked to walk in the show, too. “It's extremely comforting because these girls are genuinely my friends outside of work, outside of everything, so it's really awesome to be able to share that with them,” Jenner said to ET Online.
The 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will air Monday on CBS. The show will feature performances by Lady Gaga, The Weekend and Bruno Mars.
West remained hospitalized. By Wednesday, a released date was not yet known.
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