Things got awkward when “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star Kourtney Kardashian appeared on Australian TV show “Today Extra.” When the hosts asked her about Kim, who was held at gunpoint during an $11 million heist in Paris on Oct. 3, Kourtney stumbled.
“The people of Australia and of our show were very empathetic about what happened and very horrified,” host David Campbell said. “We were wondering, how is everyone going and how is Kim doing?”
Kourtney, 37, said, “um,” and looked off-screen, which prompted Campbell to question, “I’m sorry, is there someone talking to you?” The E! reality star confirmed someone “just came in” to talk to her about the Kim question.
“Alright, it looks like Kourtney doesn’t really want to go there,” co-host Sonia Kruger assumed. But Campbell was perturbed, saying Kourtney “could just say her sister’s fine? We just said that we’re very concerned and we were on side and we hope that everyone’s fine, which I still do.”
After a commercial break, Kourtney came back and answered the question about her famous sibling. Her decision to return was apparently against her publicist’s recommendation, Herald Sun wrote Wednesday.
Kourtney echoed what her mother, Kris Jenner, and sister, Khloé Kardashain, have already said. “No, she’s not doing great. I think we’re all still really still shaken up,” the mother-of-three said. “I think she has a big supportive family and I know that all the traumatic things that we’ve been through, we get through them together as a family. That’s what family is all about.”
When the interview came to a close, she apologized for the confusion. “Sorry, everyone was talking to me. It got a little crazy and then the connection went out,” she said.
Kim hasn’t addressed the public or posted on social media since the incident. “It's a process,” Jenner told E! Online at Khloé Kardashian’s Good American denim launch Tuesday. “One day at a time. It's a process.” Jenner added she is “doing what a mother does” to make her rattled daughter feel safe.
Khloé confirmed their family is sticking together after the traumatizing event. “She's not doing that well. It's incredibly traumatic what happened to her, but our family is super close and great and we'll get through it together,” Khloé, 32, said on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Oct. 11. “We do appreciate all of your guys' love and support. It will take time. It was horrible what happened to her.”
Filming of “KUWTK” is reportedly in limbo.
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