The 2019 Emmy Awards went down on Sunday night, and television’s biggest stars came out in full glam. Kim Kardashian West and Kendall Jenner were there as presenters, giving out the award for Outstanding Reality TV.
However, when the famous sisters took the stage to present the award, things got a little awkward. Kim began their bit saying “Our family knows firsthand how truly compelling television comes from real people just being themselves,” which drew some laughter from the audience.
That laughter got stronger when Kendall followed it up with “Telling their stories, unfiltered and unscripted,” showing that the audience was not on board with this description of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
It’s unclear whether or not Kardashian and Jenner were in on the joke — Keeping Up With The Kardashians may be a lot of things, but “real” and “unscripted” it is not — or if they were just treated to the derision of the crowd.
If it was a joke, it certainly did not play as intended, because the audience is definitely laughing at them instead of with them. Maybe it would be best to just stay home next year, ladies, instead of pretending that you make prestige television.