[WARNING: The following contains MAJOR spoilers for The Kardashians Season 1 Episode 2, “Did Somebody Tape That?”]
The Kardashians returned with its second episode on April 21 on Hulu. And in The Kardashians Season 1 Episode 2, “Did Any individual Tape That?” Kim Kardashian preps for Saturday Evening Reside with Amy Schumer, Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker reply to public commentary of their relationship, and Khloé Kardashian works by means of anxiousness about public notion, social media, and paparazzi with the assistance of James Corden.
Right here, we break down all the things that occurred within the episode. (The documentary collection airs new episodes each Thursday till June 16.)
Kim heads to New York Metropolis for SNL. Ex-husband Kanye West tags alongside to assist, however he flew individually and is staying in a distinct resort as a part of their new relationship boundaries. Kim shares Kanye is assembly with Dave Chappelle to workshop issues for her opening monologue. And all through all of this prep, Kim nonetheless fears the specter of new footage from her notorious intercourse tape. The star assured in Episode 1 there’s no new footage to be seen, however she’s nonetheless racked with fear about whether or not she may very well be improper. Kris Jenner encourages her to not fear about issues she will be able to’t management.
On prime of SNL and different enterprise duties, Kim has lower than a month earlier than she takes the newborn bar one final time. After two failed makes an attempt, this third strive is her final probability to move it. “It’s like Squid Sport,” Kim’s assistants says concerning the stakes of the take a look at. Uh… no. Simply no.
Later within the episode, Kim meets with Schumer to work on her monologue, written by Michelle Wolf. It opens with a joke concerning the intercourse tape, however Schumer advises Kim to not handle it in any respect because it’s such outdated information. The joke nonetheless ended up being Kim’s opening line within the monologue. Different jokes made enjoyable of Khloé’s relationship drama with Tristan Thompson, teased Kris for performing like she’s a sister and never the household matriarch, and a snipe at R. Kelly.
Later within the episode, followers see Kim backstage at SNL as she goes by means of the grueling internet hosting schedule. She and her crew reminisce on how far she’s come since first rising to fame. Her longtime make-up artist, Mario Dedivanovic, cries whereas recalling the fixed rejections she confronted early in her profession in comparison with now, making Kim equally as teary.
In rehearsal, Kim asks SNL producers to chop a joke about her and Kanye’s divorce from a sketch, as she fears hurting her ex’s emotions.
Again in Los Angeles, Kris helps Khloé put together for an look on The Late Late Present with James Corden. She’s nonetheless worrying about what the social media fodder will say about her afterwards.
“Social media was once enjoyable and foolish. There was positively all the time trolls. And now, all the things is so important,” she says in solo commentary. “The way in which I look, my scenario with Tristan. I feel it’s gotten to the purpose the place it’s actually safer to remain at dwelling.”
Corden provides Khloé a form pep speak forward of their interview, saying “all people’s indignant.”
“All it's important to keep in mind is none of this stuff are about you,” he tells her. “It’s solely a illustration and a mirrored image of them. That’s it. It’s nothing to do with you. What someone thinks of you is none of your enterprise. And the way can anybody decide anybody once they don’t know them? You turn into one thing else of their thoughts, and at numerous factors individuals simply go, ‘Blah!’ However it doesn’t matter. These phrases solely exist if I give them any energy. They solely exist to me if I permit them to penetrate my core. Look, you’re consuming champagne at 4 p.m. on a Monday, and also you’re at work. You’ve gained.”
The pep speak eased Khloé’s anxiousness, making her really feel “heat and fuzzy.” After Corden leaves, Kris says, “Did someone tape that? We want that on a loop.”
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Early within the episode, Kourtney and Travis go home looking. After Khloé’s Corden interview, Kris heads to Kourtney’s home the place she opens up about her struggles to conceive.
“Travis and I wish to have a child,” Kourtney says. “And so my physician took us down this highway of doing IVF and it hasn’t been essentially the most wonderful expertise.” She stresses over feedback on social media saying she’s pregnant, as a result of the truth is she’s attempting exhausting to be.
“It’s so impolite to touch upon individuals when you don't have any concept what they’re truly going by means of,” she tells Kris. “The remedy that they’ve been giving me, they put me into menopause.”
Kourtney believes the opposed results of her IVF remedy is a results of her being “clear and cautious about what I put into my physique.” She says the remedy is working as a contraceptive moderately than serving to her conceive and lists despair and hormonal fluctuations as different negative effects.
Later they resolve to not go to NYC for SNL so that they don’t miss Travis’s son Landon’s birthday. With them staying behind, Scott Disick is ready to go.
After Kourtney opens up about her fertility struggles, Kris reveals that earlier than she had Kendall Jenner in 1995, she had a miscarriage in 1994 that made her physique “shut down.”
“It stopped making something. I used to be moody and depressed. I used to be bloated, didn’t really feel effectively. All the pieces you described, the very same factor occurred,” she tells Kourtney. Kris predicts Kourtney and Travis may have a child in a yr’s time.
In NYC with Khloé, Kris takes a non-public FaceTime name of their automobile with Travis. Throughout the name, he tells Khloé he’s going to suggest to Kourtney.
Subsequent week, Kim will take the SNL stage and the household will scramble to ensure Travis’ shock proposal doesn’t get spoiled. Remember to tune in for TV Insider’s future recaps of The Kardashians Season 1.
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