Kourtney Kardashian ‘stepping back’ from Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Kim and Khloe Kardashian will remain on the show

Kourtney Kardashian

by William Marriott |

Kourtney Kardashian has revealed she's decided to "step away" from the hit reality TV show Keeping Up With The Kardashians which made her famous.

She announced the news during an appearance on a US chat show called Entertainment Tonight, where Kim and Khloe sat also alongside her to confirm the news.

Kourtney told the show's host Keltie Knight, "I just decided to spend more time as a mom and put more of my energy there. But I'm not saying goodbye.

"I think you'll have to see more of it on the new season, season 18.

"It isn't airing yet, but it's being filmed. Currently, in this room."

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Kylie Jenner boyfriend timeline

Travis Scott
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Back in April 2017, it was rumoured Kylie was seeing US rapper Travis Scott and they made their first official outing as a couple just a few weeks later.In March 2018, the couple announced Kylie had given birth to a baby girl named Stormi, shocking the world as no one even knew she was pregnant. However, the pair called it quits in October 2019, just days after Travis released his Netflix documentary.

Tyga
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Back in 2014, 18-year-old Kylie hit the headlines after it was revealed she was dating rapper Tyga, who was six years older than her. He was the former ex-boyfriend of Kim Kardashian's best friend Blac Chyna, so it was all looking quite strange.However, the pair lasted a long time, dating for around three years and reportedly splitting up in April 2017. During their relationship though, Kylie's brother Rob Kardashian got together, and had a child with, Tyga's ex Blac Chyna, which made the family dynamic very awkward... They were also plagued with split, engagement and pregnancy rumours over the three years. We can't keep up.

Miles Richie
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Before the age of 18 Kylie allegedly decided to get an illegal underage tattoo of this chap's initials on her bodily area. Soon after the new broke, Kylie and Miles were spotted cuddling in a car and news of them dating spread like wildfire.

Justin Bieber
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Kourtney Kardashian may have been the latest member of Kylie's family to be linked to The Biebs, but it was once Kyles who was meant to have dated the singer.At one time, every time the Baby warbler was spotted with the reality star, speculation mounted that they were dating and as rumours swirled, Justin's ex Selena Gomez unfollowed Kylie on Instagram, prompting assumptions there was a rift between the pair…

Shamari Maurice
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Back in 2014 Kylie appeared to have a summer romance with Shamari Maurice as she plastered him all over her Instagram page. She captioned the images with messages like: "He loves to cuddle with me." But he soon disappeared and it looked like their summer "fling" was over quicker than some of the Love Island couples.

Lil Twist
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Nobody knows the full story about what happened between Kylie and Lil Twist but it seems they were more than just good friends. Previous to Lil, Kylie was dating Jayden Smith, but just days later she was spotted out jewellery shopping with Justin Bieber's best pal Twist. We seriously cannot keep up with the young 'ens these days.

Jaden Smith
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Rumours these two were hooking up started doing the rounds in spring 2013 but their relationship was confirmed a few months later when they were spotted leaving a cinema holding hands. Their on-off relationship went on for a year before their romance fell off the radar. But they were apparently seen snogging the faces off each other again at Kim Kardashian's wedding to Kanye West in 2014.

Cody Simpson
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Way back when they were early teens in 2011, Kylie and Cody dated but never made much of their relationship in public. After they split, pictures of them kissing were leaked, proving they were once a couple.

Kourtney has often spoken on and off the reality TV show about her desire to keep away from the spotlight as much as possible, trying to get her children, Mason, nine, Penelope, seven, and Reign, four, to lead a life as normal as possible.

Her main storylines on the show are normally based around her family and her struggles as she co-parents with ex-boyfriend Scott Disick.

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However, Kourtney's younger sisters Kim and Khloe believe the 40-year-old will return to the show one day - that's if the viewing figures still remain high.

Khloe said, "We definitely love Kourtney and we will miss Kourtney and whatever she decides to do, but people come, people go all the time in this family.

"We feel like it's a revolving door, so Kourtney might leave this week, she'll be back. They all come back."

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