The sisters found themselves in a little friendly sibling rivalry earlier this year when Kim was chosen over Kendall to appear on the March cover of US Vogue.
It was their mother, Kris Jenner, who individually broke the news to the pair that Kim, 41, was preferred over Kendall, 26, to front the fashion glossy – and both conversations were all caught on camera for their reality TV show, The Kardashians.
“Last week American Vogue did a fantastic, amazing cover try with Kendall and as they were shooting, they called me from set and said, ‘By the way, they want to offer Kendall the cover of the March issue.’ I was just so excited,” Kris told Kim before delivering the bittersweet news.
“I just got a call this morning from Kendall’s agent, and he says, ‘Good news, bad news … I am not sure that Kendall is going to be right for this cover. They asked Kim to do the cover.'”
In a confessional that aired later on the episode, Kim – who has appeared on three covers for US Vogue – said she was excited to front the March issue.
“I don’t care how many times you could be on the cover, it will never, ever get old. This one just feels extra special to me. I am so honoured to be a part of this,” she said before adding: “I feel so bad. It’s bittersweet. I’m not telling [Kendall]!”
While Kim feels for her sister, the mum-of-four said that years ago she would’ve killed to be the cover girl.
“I probably would have murdered Kendall myself to get the cover, if it was an option between the two of us. My desperation back in the day…” she laughed. “She would have been buried before she got this cover.”
But that extreme would not be necessary given Kendall was happy for her sister for gracing the coveted spot. When Kris called Kendall to “talk about the whole Vogue situation”, Kendall was nothing but congratulatory.
“My agent called me and I’m happy for my sister and she should be really happy, and there’s not an upset bone in my body because I think it went to the right person,” Kendall said in her own confessional.
“Don’t get me wrong, I would have been extremely honoured and beyond excited to get this Vogue cover, it would have been great, but I’m totally, it’s OK.”
Given she has already graced the cover of US Vogue back in 2016 – and the famous September issue, at that – and been on the cover of countless Vogue editions around the world (Vogue Germany, Spain, Brazil, Paris, Hong Kong, among others), there’s no doubt Kendall is more than OK.
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