Kris Jenner is doing major damage control after she and Kardashian family members Kim, Khloe and others were interviewed by Oprah Winfrey and made some startling revelations.
The family matriarch appeared on Bethenny Frankel’s new talk show, and to her credit the former Real Housewives of New York star asked some tough questions.
Then, again, Kris had a lot of explaining to do. Foremost was her decision to put daughter Kim Kardashian on birth control pills when she was 14, which suggests she began having sex at that age.
Kris told Bethenny that the move was “protective.” She said she put each of the girls on birth control after they expressed an interest in sex.
“You want to protect your kids,” she said.
“Kim came to me and you know, was very honest with me and said ‘Mummy I think I’m feeling, you know, sexual,'” she added. “What I did as a parent with all my girls, when I felt like it was that time in their life that they were going to that step… I drove as fast as I could to the gynecologist’s office.”
“You can try and talk your kids out of [having sex], but unless you lock your child in the closet and throw the key away, they’re going to do what they feel,” she says. “So my philosophy has also been make sure your kids are healthy, well taken care of and educated.”
Even Kim would probably admit she has been promiscuous. She got married at 20 to music producer Damon Thomas, which ended in divorce in 2004. Since then she’s dated R&B singer Ray J of sex tape fame, NFL star Reggie Bush, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin, model Gabriel Aubry, Kris Humphries and Kanye West.
She’s also been reported to have had several flings, including one with soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo.
But, she’s never gotten pregnant. She can thank her mom for that.
The interview airs Monday, but portions have been released in teasers. Check out the video below.