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    8 Times "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" Was Accused Of Being Fake

    From staging scenes to using "tear sticks", here are some of the wildest claims.

    On last week's Keeping Up With The Kardashians Kourtney made a shock comment which hinted that she "fakes" her relationships with her sisters for the sake of the show.

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    However, this isn't the first time KUWTK has been rocked by fakery allegations. Here's a look back at some of the most significant claims from the past decade.

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    1. Kris Humphries' proposal to Kim

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    Perhaps the most damning claims of fakery came in a deposition given by Russell Jay, one of the show’s executive producers, as part of Kim and Kris Humphries’ divorce proceedings back in 2013. He testified under oath that Kim was aware of the “surprise” scene in which Kris proposed to her, and that it was actually re-shot because she wasn’t happy with her reaction in the first take.

    2. This argument between Kim and Kris Humphries

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    One of the more explosive moments of Kourtney and Kim Take New York was an argument between Kim and Kris after she went out of town and he threw a party in their penthouse hotel room. However, in the aforementioned deposition, Jay alleged that the scene was actually invented for the show and that Kim was in the hotel at the time. He also claimed that Kim uses a “tear stick” in order to cry on camera.

    3. This conversation between Kim and Kris Jenner

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    One of the pivotal moments in Kim deciding whether or not to end her marriage to Kris Humphries was this scene between her and Kris Jenner. In the scene, Kim said she wasn’t missing Kris during a trip away to Dubai and told her mom: “There’s something in my relationship that I feel isn’t right. I’m learning a lot of things about him that I didn’t know before. Married life isn’t what I thought it’d be with him.”

    However, using paparazzi photos, Reality Tea alleged that this scene was actually shot in December — two months after Kim filed for divorce from Kris.

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    They noticed that in photos of Kim and Kris leaving a studio in LA, Kim had exactly the same hair and makeup and was wearing the same outfit as she was in the “Dubai” scene, while Kris was wearing the same earrings as her assistant carried her “Dubai” outfit behind her.

    4. Khloé's fertility issues

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    Over the course of KUWTK, Khloe’s fertility issues and struggle to have a baby with ex-husband Lamar Odom were well documented.

    After trying for a baby unsuccessfully for two years, Khloé went to a fertility specialist who told her she "didn't ovulate," which was the reason for her not conceiving. Needless to say, she appeared devastated.

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    Speaking in her testimonial, Khloé said: "Right now I’m freaking myself out more because what if I don’t produce an egg? What if no eggs come? Who doesn’t produce eggs? I don’t…” before trailing off, unable to speak through her tears.

    The doctor then drew up a treatment plan involving hormone injections, with Khloé telling her sisters she felt it was "ironic" that she might be the one sister unable to have children despite being the most maternal.

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    However, last June Khloé appeared to admit that she had lied about trying for a baby and fabricated her fertility issues in order to deflect from the issues in her marriage.

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    Throughout the period where he was "trying" for a baby with Khloé, Lamar was being unfaithful and abusing drugs — something Khloé kept from her family for two years.

    The revelation came during a trip to another fertility expert to discuss the possibility of Khloe being Kim’s surrogate. During the consultation, Khloé was asked whether she'd ever tried to get pregnant before. She responded: "I fake tried."

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    She went on: "I was married but I knew the circumstances weren’t the healthiest, so I just kept pretending I was doing it. When I was doing my fertility treatments, they were more so for Lamar. There was much deeper stuff that was happening in our marriage. I knew that it wasn't the right situation to bring a child into, and I think I've done a lot of covering up for him, like even when it made me look like I was the problem. But I was fine taking on that burden on my shoulders because he had a lot of other deeper shit to deal with."

    After undergoing more tests, it emerged that Khloe was actually ovulating as normal, and just a few months later she was pregnant with baby True.

    5. Khloe’s DUI arrest

    Khloé was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in March 2007, and thanks to increasing press attention, producers decided to to stage a re-enactment of the arrest for KUWTK — something they made clear in a disclaimer before the episode.

    However, Khloé went on to explain that her reason for driving under the influence was because she was grieving for her father around the anniversary of his death.

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    However, the timeline doesn't quite stack up. Khloe was arrested on March 7, but Robert Kardashian's anniversary isn’t until September 30 — a full six months later.

    Whether this was an excuse created for the show, or Khloé really was struggling six months before the anniversary remains unclear, but what is interesting is that the episode aired in November just after the anniversary to support the official narrative.

    6. Kris Jenner and Kourtney's houses

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    In 2014 it was revealed that the houses used in exterior shots on the show were not the family’s real ones. They were outed after the owners of the house used to depict Kris Jenner’s home put the property up for sale. It then emerged that a fake house had also been used to depict Kourtney Kardashian’s home. At the time, Kim defended the ~fakery~, explaining that the family chose to use other houses in the show for security purposes. Since then, the exterior shots for all of the family’s homes have changed to show their actual houses which are shot from behind so as to be less identifiable.

    7. Kourtney and Scott’s relationship

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    It’s no secret that Scott and Kourtney’s relationship has been tumultuous over the years. We’ve seen everything from break ups to him shoving dollar bills down the throats of waiters and smashing up hotel rooms.

    However, during a media training session recently, Kourtney was asked how she’ll explain the drama to her children once they’re old enough to watch the scenes. Her response? “I’ll just say none of it's true."

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    It's unclear whether the comment was a joke, but either way it's still pretty :eyes emoji:

    8. And finally, the relationship between Kourtney, Kim and Khloé

    During one heated argument, Kourtney said that she “couldn’t wait for the day” when she could quit the show, move to a different country and stop having to maintain “fake” relationships.

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    She said: "I will move to a different state or a different country at some point, but now is not that time. But I cannot wait for that day when I just don't have to have these fake relationships any more."

    And when Khloé asked Kourtney to clarify that the "fake" relationships she was referring to meant herself and Kim...

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    This was Kourtney's response.

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    Well, I have no clue what's real and what's not any more, but if there's one thing the Kardashians are good at it's keeping us on our toes.

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    A spokesperson for Bunim Murray Productions has been contacted for comment.

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