Kim kardashian is dropping some truth bombs ahead of the final season of keeping up with the Kardashians coming to an end.
Talking about the early days of the reality show a la Los Angeles Times, the 40-year-old reality star addressed herself and the show’s producers’ mutual decision to talk about the infamous sex tape during the first episode, which aired in 2007.
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“Sometimes I feel like, ‘Okay, I know I should probably deal with and be done with this. Someone is going to ask me, so I could go ahead and do it,'” Kardashian said of her decision to break her silence on the show. .
Kardashian’s sex tape, titled Kim Kardashian, superstar, was made in 2002 with her then boyfriend, the rapper Ray J.
At the time the video was shot, Kardashian was just 23 years old.
The 41 minutes Kim Kardashian, superstar It was released to the public by the porn company Vivid Entertainment in 2007.
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Kardashian initially sued Vivid Entertainment to prevent its release, but the lawsuit was ultimately resolved.
A few months later, keeping up with the Kardashians it goes out to air.
Kardashian spoke about the sex tape and the circumstances surrounding its release in the first episode more than a decade ago.
“I think obviously as producers, I’m sure they loved it,” said the ‘Jam (Turn It Up’ Los Angeles Times.
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“And I loved [us] wanting to talk about the elephant in the room. And I probably wouldn’t have, unless it was for the show. “
“In a way, the filming has helped us deal with things, rather than sweeping them under the rug,” Kardashian said.
“At the end of the day, I was always open and honest and wanted to share everything that was going on. I was not going to hold back.”
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Executive producer Farnaz Farjam, meanwhile, recalls that Kardashian “was in conflict” over whether to bring up the sex tape or not, but said jumping “with both feet in the first episode” allowed the audience to move on and “get to know. [the Kardashian/Jenner family] at a much deeper level. “
“They knew they had to deal with sex tape,” said Eliot Goldberg, senior vice president of production and development for show producer Ryan Seacrest Productions.
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“They knew they had to deal with the sex tape,” Goldberg said.
“It was really brilliant that if they handled it from above and left it on the bed, the world and they could move on.”
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