Kim Kardashian reflects on Kardashian-Jenner family’s unexpected fame

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Kim Kardashian, founder of SKIMS and a central figure in the Kardashian-Jenner clan, expressed her astonishment at the unexpected fame her family garnered over the years. The revelation came during the season 4 finale of The Kardashians while the family celebrated Scott Disick’s 40th birthday.

During a toast, Kris Jenner highlighted Scott’s presence since the first episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Scott jokingly remarked, “This show’s going nowhere!” reminiscing about the early days.

Kim’s Toast and Reflection


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Kim Kardashian, in her toast to Scott, emphasized their 19-year friendship. She acknowledged Scott’s unwavering support through various life phases. The atmosphere lightened as Scott teased about Kim’s past appearance on the cover of “Dog Fancy,” a mix-up corrected by the family.

The Journey to Success

In a confessional interview, Kim shared how she feels they “scammed the system” and expressed gratitude for their journey. She credited Scott as her motivator and acknowledged the surreal nature of their success. The Kardashians, despite not being the “cool kids,” reflected on their unexpected rise to fame.

The Kardashian-Jenner Legacy

The Kardashian-Jenner family initially launched into fame with Keeping Up with the Kardashians in 2007 and concluded the show in June 2021 after 20 seasons. Kim, now a lawyer and Vogue cover model, contemplates the improbable journey, stating, “We aren’t supposed to be here.”

While fame was once an obsession, Kim’s focus has shifted, especially toward her career in law and criminal justice reform. Despite the challenges of public exposure, she values her platform and the positive impact it has had on others dealing with adversity.

Future Beyond Reality TV

Kim’s aspirations extend beyond reality television, and she expressed openness to step away from it entirely to pursue her legal career. Having passed the baby bar exam in 2021, she sees a fulfilling future as a full-time attorney.

The Kardashian-Jenner legacy, marked by surprise, resilience, and evolution, continues to captivate audiences with its unpredictable journey through fame and fortune.