Andy Cohen stands out as the “Housewives” guru, but it surely took him a bit to develop into the Kardashian whisperer.
Cohen, 53, admitted he needed to modify to accommodate the well-known household’s schedules with a view to movie the “Maintaining Up With the Kardashians” reunion present — versus having extra of a say in how “Actual Housewives” tapings are run.
“I’m not an govt producer on this present. I used to be hosting it, and I used to be engaged on the script, and I used to be engaged on what I used to be going to ask them, however, , they’ve editorial management,” he advised Heather Dubrow on her PodcastOne present, “Heather Dubrow’s World,” on Wednesday. “So, it’s so totally different than what you and I are used to.”
Cohen defined that the scheduling was a little bit of a change for him as effectively, as he’s used to beginning reunions early within the morning and wrapping up by nighttime. Nevertheless, the Kardashian-Jenners wished to start filming at midday.
The upcoming two-part reunion particular, which is able to cowl all 20 seasons of “KUWTK,” options Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner and Scott Disick.
“Like an hour into it, one in all them needed to go the lavatory, one other wished a touch-up, after which how then it’s a domino impact the place everybody within the room is like, ‘Nicely, I’ve to go the lavatory!’ or ‘I need some water’ or no matter,” Cohen continued. “After which all of them began getting up. I’m going, ‘The place are you going?’ And I believe Kris was like, ‘We’re going to the lavatory.’ And I mentioned, ‘Make it fast.’”
The “Watch What Occurs Dwell” host laughed whereas recalling that Kris, 65, had shot him a glance in response to his comment.
“I’m so used to our dynamic [on ‘Housewives’] the place I’m slightly extra accountable for the state of affairs … and I mentioned, ‘I’m so sorry. I’m used to a unique dynamic,’” he mentioned. “I’m going, ‘You are taking so long as you need. That is your own home. You don’t even have to return again!’”
Cohen additionally revealed that he was the one who pitched to the Kardashians the concept of doing a reunion after they filmed an episode of his E! collection “For Actual: The Story of Actuality TV.” He mentioned that Khloé, 36, was on board first, whereas Kim, 40, wished to be “requested the s–t that no one’s requested us earlier than.”
The primary a part of the “Maintaining Up With the Kardashians” reunion airs Thursday at eight p.m. ET on E!