Kendall Jenner Admits Being a Kardashian Has Ruined Her Childhood

kendall & kylie jennerThe Kardashians are easy targets. After all, they put every single aspect of their lives on display, so they must expect all that criticism and ridicule. Though, not every member of the clan sought reality TV fame as desperately has Kris Jenner and eldest daughters Khloe, Kim, and Kourtney. Specifically, I am referring to Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Of course there are plenty benefits to being a member of the Kardash crew, but, as Kendall recently admitted, growing up in the spotlight can be a treacherous existence at times.

With their very staged, well-choreographed lifestyle, it's easy to forget that underneath the glitz and glamour they have feelings just as real as the rest of us. That is especially true of Kendall and Kylie, who are really just kids. In the new issue of Cosmopolitan, Kendall opens up about her own struggles with the stardom that was thrust upon her. While she appreciates all the material things the show has brought them, she still craves a "normal" childhood and to be "left alone" at times.

It's actually a serious issue. How many former child stars have we seen with emotional issues because of the way they grew up. They are missing something that is crucial to developing into a well-rounded human being. Having a childhood is an important experience for all of us.

I know it's hard for most people to feel sorry for someone who seems to have so much, but try to imagine how difficult it would be to grow up under a microscope. You can never wear a crappy outfit or have a bad hair day without it being splashed all over the web or in the tabloids. If she looks too skinny -- she must have an eating disorder. She appears a bit bloated one day, she's labeled a porker. Not even an adult would cope well with that constant pressure to be perfect. Honestly, I would never want my daughter to grow up feeling that way. Kendall has never once felt like a regular kid -- and that is really sad.

Do you feel bad for Kendall and Kylie Jenner?

 

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Stacey. Stacey.

Why would you agree to be on a TV show, and try to become a model if you do not want to be in the spotlight? BECAUSE SHE CLEARLY WANTS TO BE IN THE SPOTLIGHT

abra819 abra819

"do I feel bad for them?"    NOPE, NOT AT ALL.

Coles... Coles_mom

Ruined their childhood? Aren't they still kids?

nonmember avatar Jess

I do feel bad for them. I'm following them on keek and they post videos of the a nd their friends together and they seem so happy. I'm not famous but I understand how that would ruin someone's childhood. Every little thing you do or any small mistake is immeadetly on the Internet. I do feel bad

nonmember avatar kaerae

Let's face it, with Kris for a mom, this girl would have had a messed up childhood anyway. If Kris were poor, she'd be one of those moms arrested for selling her daughters for sex to support her habit, she's got more money, that's the only difference.

BiBi Frederick Waltslady

I soooooooo agree with kaerae ont his one- Either way Kris is a pimp and none of her girls stood a chance- just look at her son what does she do for him to be successful she doesnt give a damn about him because hes not a fuckin jackpot

Katy Khan

i agree kaerae! 

nonmember avatar guest13

In the new issue of COSMOPOLITAN, Kendall says she wants a normal childhood. How ironic can you get?

momof... momof1teengirl

I feel sorry for EVERY reality TV show kid.  Their parents have thrust it upon them; they didn't necessarily choose it.

Sharon Harkins Lundstrom

Looks like Aimee Osbourne was the smart one (as millions of people say "who???").

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