With heads still spinning over the announcement that "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" is ending its 14-year, 20-season run on E!, details are emerging about what led to sunsetting the show that redefined reality television.
Of course, details are a little conflicting, depending on the source. Because of course they do. BuzzFeed reports Kris Jenner felt it was "just the right time" plus 20 was a good, round number and coincided with the year.
Cosmo goes a little darker and deeper, citing sources that suggest multiple logistical and personal conflicts were taking their toll; not the least of which were supposed impending departures of Kim and Kylie from the show.
Whatever you choose to believe, the reality show landscape won't be the same after "KUWTK" ends in early 2021.
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To our amazing fans - It is with heavy hearts that we’ve made the difficult decision as a family to say goodbye to Keeping Up with the Kardashians. After what will be 14 years, 20 seasons, hundreds of episodes and numerous spin-off shows, we are beyond grateful to all of you who’ve watched us for all of these years – through the good times, the bad times, the happiness, the tears, and the many relationships and children. We’ll forever cherish the wonderful memories and countless people we’ve met along the way. Thank you to the thousands of individuals and businesses that have been a part of this experience and, most importantly, a very special thank you to Ryan Seacrest for believing in us, E! for being our partner, and our production team at Bunim/Murray, who’ve spent countless hours documenting our lives. Our last season will air early next year in 2021. Without Keeping Up with The Kardashians, I wouldn’t be where I am today. I am so incredibly grateful to everyone who has watched and supported me and my family these past 14 incredible years. This show made us who we are and I will be forever in debt to everyone who played a role in shaping our careers and changing our lives forever. With Love and Gratitude, Kim