Kim Kardashian and sisters Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian are young, rich and, according to their slavish fans, beautiful. So why can’t they keep a husband, or in Kourtney’s case the baby daddy of her two children?
Given, marriage is hard for anyone. But the Kardashians aren’t just anyone. Or so they say every week on their show.
If they don’t have everything going for them, who does?
Even so, their marriage track record is terrible. Kim, supposedly the most beautiful and successful among them, is on her third.
Khloe’s whirlwind marriage to one-time basketball star Lamar Odom was troubled almost from the beginning. Yet, she claimed just the opposite in countless tabloid interviews. She even doled out marriage advice, setting herself up for a big fall.
Kourtney’s relationship with Scott Disick was like a rock in contrast, even though they never married. But now it’s on the rocks.
In the latest preview for their hit reality show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” she breaks down in tears over the breakup.
“I’ve worked so hard to keep this family together,” she blubbers. Is nothing sacred between a mama and her baby daddy?
To make matters worse Scott has been spotted catting around with other women. They allegedly include Kourtney’s stylist Chloe Bartoli back in July and her good friend Kimberly Stewart. (For the record: Kimberly’s moms denies they’re dating)
Setting aside for a moment our suspicion that the break up is just more manufactured drama for KUWTK, Scott seems to be trying to humiliate his long-time baby mama.
It could be payback time for his constant portrayal on KUWTK as a neer-do-well drunk. Then, again, maybe that’s just who he is.
With the Kardashians, it’s always hard to tell reality from television reality show reality.
Kourtney’s breakup is on par with the sudden collapse of Khloe’s marriage. You may recall, Lamar was spotted doing drugs holed up with another woman in a hotel room.
Kim’s track record is no better. She eloped at 19 with her first husband, Damon Thomas in 2000. They divorced in 2004. She chalked that one up to marrying too young and physical and emotional abuse, although Thomas was the one who filed.
In May 2011 she became engaged to NBA player Kris Humphries after dating for about a year. She had a lavish wedding and released a “wedding fragrance” called “Kim Kardashian Love.” And appeared in a two-part wedding special.
She dumped Humphries on Halloween after a 72-day marriage, spent over a year in litigation and finally was divorced in 2013. By then she was dating rapper Kanye West, a guy she passed over so many times calling him a “retread” would be kind.
But this time the relationship appears to be sticking. They married in May 2014, almost a year after their first child North West was born. She’s now pregnant with her second child with West.
If she blows this marriage, it’s hard to tell what will happen, other than it’s likely to be an episode or two on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.”
Check out the latest promo for the show and watch Kourtney lament her crumbling marriage.
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