Kim Kardashian says that being so open about sex tape leaks helped her manage her emotions …
Kim Kardashian, spotted here in LA Friday night, said talking about her sextape on KUWTK’s very first series helped her manage her emotions
Kim Kardashian West has said that talking about her infamous sex tape on the very first series of Keeping Up with the Kardashians helped her manage her emotions.
The 40-year-old reality star made a sex tape with then-boyfriend Ray J in 2002, which was released into the public domain in 2007, just as Kim and her family were preparing to release the first series of their E! Reality show.
Kim famously was talking about the tape in an early episode of the series when her sister Kourtney Kardashian asked her why she agreed to shoot the video and she said, “Because I was horny and felt like it.”
And now Kim has said that speaking about difficult topics on the show helped her process events in her life.
She stated in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, “I think as a producer I’m sure they loved it. And loved [us] want to talk about the elephant in the room. And I probably wouldn’t have done it unless it was for the show.
‘Sometimes I think,’ Okay, I know I should probably get this over with. Someone is going to ask me, so I might as well go ahead and do it. ‘
“In a way, filming has helped us deal with things instead of sweeping them under the rug. At the end of the day, I was always open and honest and wanted to share everything I was going through. I didn’t want to hold back. ‘
Ex-boyfriend: The 40-year-old reality star made a sextape with her then partner Ray J in 2002. It was released into the public domain in 2007, just as Kim and her family were preparing to post the first series of. to start her E! Reality show
While executive producer Farnaz Farjam also spoke to the release about Kim’s decision to discuss the tape as Kim was initially “in conflict”.
Farnaz said, “I remember Kim being at odds over this because she hated everything that was going on around that tape. We all talked about, ‘We just have to carry all the controversy around this family’ and we both kicked in on the first episode. Then the audience can get to know her on a much deeper level than the headlines of the tabloids. ‘
Keeping Up With The Kardashians ends after 20 seasons on E! However, the family has signed a new deal with Hulu for another TV show.
KUWTK-Clapback: When Kim’s sisters asked her why she agreed to film her sextape, she famously replied: “Because I was horny and felt like it”