Kylie Jenner welcomed the new year by introducing her son on Instagram after giving birth last year. Called Aire (pronounced air), Kylie also showed off a few photos of her second child. It was believed that Kylie was waiting to introduce her son on their new Hulu show, the kardashians, but she never did.

Waiting to introduce a Kardashian-Jenner baby until the cameras were around is something the famous family used to do Keeping up with the Kardashians. That’s what made the show feel personal as they got to share the news their way. But now that KUWTK is no more after 20 seasons, there are some harsh realities when rewatching or comparing KUWTK to The Kardashians.


The Downfall of Rob Kardashian

KIWTK eventually it turned into a reality show about Kris Jenner and her children Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie. However, it also used to put the spotlight on the women’s brother Rob Kardashian.

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Fans love to revisit KUWTKs early seasons to see how Rob interacted with his sisters. Unfortunately, Rob fell on some troubling times and eventually stopped appearing on the show. From his issues with his weight to feeling forgotten, Rob’s decline is a harsh reality to be reminded of because he is so loved.

The rise and fall of Lamar and Khloé

Lamar and Khloe to a basketball game

Khloé and Lamar Odom used to be one of KUWTKs best couple. After a whirlwind romance where they only knew each other for a few weeks, the two got married on TV. As one of the more relatable Kardashians, it was exciting that Khloé was finally happy in a relationship after seeing several fall apart.

As is the case with most of these famous women, relationships were difficult to sustain. Lamar and Khloé were so in love, and that’s why it’s such a harsh reality to know that not only did they not work out, but they had a lot of issues behind closed doors.

Scott and Kourtney weren’t meant to be

Scott and Kourtney eat at Nobu KUWTK

For a long time, Scott Disick and Kourtney were the perfect couple. They were opposites who brought each other out of their shells. Over time, however, their age difference became apparent, and Scoff acted too immaturely.

It was a harsh reality watching them go through so many ups and downs surrounding the death of parents, accusations of cheating and finally three children. It was a harsh reality knowing that the roller coaster of a relationship the two had was not paying off, but it was for the better.

Knowing Kim is robbed

Kim cries with Khloe and watches Keeping up with the Kardashians

Even if there are unpopular opinions about Keeping up with the Kardashiansthe world rallied around Kim when she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris.

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While she was alone in her hotel, men broke into her room and stole her jewelry after threatening her. The men took what they wanted before fleeing and the police showed up. The cameras did not film the robbery itself, but the family filmed a new season. Fans saw the aftermath of how shaken Kim was and how it brought the family closer together.

The death of Caitlyn Jenner’s relationship with everyone

Caitlyn talks to someone off camera on KUWTK

When Caitlyn Jenner transitioned, she had the love and support of family — especially from Kim, Kourtney and Khloé. Considering this happened while the family was filming KUWTKit was hard for the family to say goodbye to Bruce, but it was exciting to see Caitlyn live out her truth.

Unfortunately, when Caitlyn published her book, Secrets of my life, she blasted her ex-wife Kris for being controlling and for causing a rift between her and her children. The Kardashian children were devastated that Caitlyn despised their mother, and a rift in the family began, which was a harsh reality to accept considering how close the family once was.

Knowing Tristan Thompson is cheating with Jordyn Woods

Khloe and Tristan smile during a confessional on KUWTK

Fans were excited for Khloé when she and NBA star Tristan Thompson started dating and got pregnant. But when videos were released of him cheating on her when she was nine months pregnant, things changed. Cameras were rolling during Khloé’s happiest and worst times as she gave birth to her first baby while dealing with her cheating boyfriend.

The two stayed together, but it became a harsh reality when Tristan did it again – this time with Kylie Jenner’s best friend Jordyn Woods. One of keeping up with the kardashians’ more iconic scenes were when Khloé screamed “Liar!” on the phone after hearing more about their attempt. It was hard to accept that Khloé had to go through something so dark for the second time on camera.

Staged scenes

Kim cries over Kris on KUWTK

As authentic as the Kardashians are, there were some scripted scenes on KUWTK. These scripted moments were even proven by the family in later years.

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However, knowing that some of the more iconic scenes were scripted can be a harsh reality. Some of those moments were when Kris Humphries proposed to Kim, Khloé caught Corey Gamble with another woman (who happened to be Kris), and when Kris and Kylie argued over bigger office space at Kylie Cosmetics.

Caitlyn was not a good father to his sons

The Jenners watch something on KUWTK

Before Caitlyn transitioned, her relationship with her sons (the Jenners) was touch and go. As seen KUWTKBrody Jenner in particular felt that his father had abandoned them. He couldn’t help but be jealous that she was more present for the Kardashians than the Jenners.

As the Jenners got older, Brody tried to talk to his father about their father-son issues, but was met with denial. It was a harsh reality for fans to see how hard Brody tried with his father, but it didn’t go anywhere.

Khloé was never accepted or respected for her size

Khloe sits and judges on KUWTK

For years KUWTK Khloé talked about her identity struggles and how difficult it was to be the “big” sister. It wasn’t until after her divorce from Lamar that Khloé focused on fitness and became confident in her skin.

Before she got to the point where she felt confident and bold, there were countless times on the show where the designers didn’t have the same cute clothes for her that they did for Kim and Kourtney. Her struggles were relatable but also disheartening to watch.

Rob and Blac Chyna Drama

Rob and Chyna host KUWTK

Rob was on and off KUWTK. He only seemed to show up when he felt safe around his family and was tired of being lonely. This was especially true when he got a new girlfriend, Blac Chyna. This became a dramatic relationship because Chyna was the ex-boyfriend of Kylie’s ex-boyfriend Tyga.

The family was unsure at first, but eventually accepted Chyna into their family. This was especially true when the couple became pregnant. Unfortunately, the two turned toxic and their breakup became a story in itself. It was a harsh reality to see Rob so happy and so sad in such a short time.

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