Kim Kardashian may be a billionaire, but even she knows the value of a dollar.
On the May 27 episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, the 40-year-old star revealed that she ditched part of mom Kris Jenner’s lavish birthday present because it was too expensive.
After curating 65 designer looks for expensive mannequins for each year of the momager’s life, Kim confessed to tapering off some of the surprise she felt was ‘stupid’ to spend money on.
Billionaire on a budget! Kim Kardashian, 40, confesses she scaled back some of Kris Jenner’s lavish birthday surprise for being overpriced
Sweet surprise: a very surprised Kris walked into a room with custom looks that ranged from Gucci to Jean Paul Gaultier and Commes des Garçons
When planning a present for Kris, Kim decided to splurge on 65 designer looks, including custom Gucci, Jean Paul Gaultier, Commes des Garçons, and more.
Before you turned 65, I know how difficult it has been for you to find clothes that you can wear and dress yourself, so I wanted to help you. 65 cans, ”she said to a“ speechless ”Kris.
And she went all out with mannequins that she said were “ as expensive as half the look, ” but decided to forgo the idea of black wigs that matched Kris’ likeness.
‘I was going to have her make matching wigs so it looked like her, but then that’s just stupid spending money. I’d rather put it in the clothes. ‘
Generous Gift: The billionaire decided to give out 65 designer looks for each year of her mother’s life, but scaled down wigs to match her mother’s likeness as she thought it was ‘stupid’ to spend money on them
One for each year: “Before you’re 65, I know how hard it was for you to find clothes to wear and dress yourself, so I wanted to help you,” Kim said as she revealed the surprise.
Pricey duds: SKIMS founder also confessed that the mannequins cost as much to rent as the designer pieces
Before Kris arrived, now estranged husband Kanye West made his first appearance on the show this season to help with the finishing touches.
“Kanye must have moved this thing so many times to make sure it looks really dramatic for when my mom comes in,” Kim recalled.
And she took a closer look at the process of securing mannequins to create an over-the-top ‘experience’, sharing that she hired a specialty manufacturing company to track them down – which also cost a pretty penny .
Perfectionist: Before Kris’ arrival, now estranged husband Kanye West made his first appearances on the show to help with the finishing touches to the screen
Over the top: ‘It’s like my own Met Ball,’ said an emotional Kris of the composite ‘experience’
Loving Daughter: “It sure is so generous, so kind, but the time and energy that Kim took is the most amazing gift I’ve ever seen in my life,” Kris said of the gift in a confessional.
‘I had to hire a production company to find the mannequins. I think the mannequins were as expensive as half the looks to rent them. ‘
After seeing the extended showing, Kris likened it to having her ‘own Met Ball’, also sharing that it was one of the ‘biggest surprises’ she had had in her life.
“It’s so generous, so nice, but the time and energy that Kim took is the most amazing gift I’ve ever seen in my life,” she told a confessional.
Reality’s billionaire status was slapped in April after Forbes reported that her net worth had skyrocketed from $ 780 million in October to $ 1 billion in just six months.
Media mogul: From October 2020 to April 2021, Kim’s net worth increased from $ 780 million to $ 1 billion thanks to the success of KKW Beauty and SKIMS
During her divorce from West, Kim’s successful businesses, including SKIMS and KKW Beauty, continued to make huge profits.
And while she independently owns and operates them – as West does with his Yeezy brand – the pair are currently dividing assets, including their Hidden Hills home, the Wyoming ranch (with $ 300,000 worth of livestock) where Kanye lives. , and millions in art, cars, and jewelry.
Just a few days shy of what would have been their seventh year, reports surfaced that Kim was “ not ready to date, ” despite an insider who previously said she was staying “ open, ” to the attention of athletes, billionaire CEOs and royals.
Kanye, on the other hand, has been romantically linked to supermodel Irina Shayk for the past few days, despite previously saying he wanted to date an “ artist. ”
Tipsters wrote in celebrity tea lover DeuxMoi saying that he and the Russian beauty were “ dating, ” which was confirmed by a few other posts. Neither, however, have confirmed any kind of romantic relationship.
Ahead: The couple are said to have celebrated seven years of marriage on May 24, and it has been reported that while Kim is ‘not ready to date’, West has dipped his toes in the ‘dating’ pond; pictured December 2018