Are Kylie Jenner and Sofia Richie Friends?

One thing in the life of the Kardashians is always true – it is complicated.  This is certainly true of Kyle Jenner and Sofia Richie’s friendship. Richie, daughter of the singer Lionel Richie, is the serious girlfriend of Scott Disick, Kourtney Kardashian’s ex. Recent sightings and reports indicate that Richie is becoming increasingly chummy with Jenner, who is Kourtney’s half-sister.

Recent Kylie Jenner and Sofia Richie sightings

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Jenner and Richie have been seen out-and-about together more and more.  They have become so tight that Elle magazine has reported that Jenner and Richie have become “irreplaceably” close

Back in June, Jenner and Richie both showed up as guests at mutual friends’ birthday parties. But more than simply running into each other as guests, their social media posts indicate that they prepared for and attend the events together.

The first was at a Handmaid’s Tale themed party, where the two showed off their matching Handmaid’s red capes in Jenner’s Instagram Stories. 

Richie also joined Kylie and Kendall Jenner for their friend Tiffany Sorya’s birthday bash. The Jenners didn’t just run into Richie at the party — it looks like they got ready for the event together as well.

Most recently, Richie was spotted with Kylie Jenner on an exotic getaway to Turks and Caicos. The trip was made-up of Jenner’s closest friends, all partying together in Turks and Caicos to celebrate the launch of Jenner’s skincare line: Kylie Skin. 

Why are Kylie Jenner and Sofia Richie so close?

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On a mission to tan

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Jenner and Richie have a history. Before Richie was dating Disick, she was friends with Kylie and Kendall Jenner.  Recent friend-drama in Kylie Jenner’s life has caused her to turn back to building relationships with old friends.

Jenner recently cut ties with close friend Jordyn Woods after she was spotted hooking up with Tristan Thompson, leading to the end of Thompson’s relationship with Jenner’s half-sister Khloe Kardashian. With this close relationship in tatters, Jenner needed to lean on other friends for support. One of these friends was Richie.

E! News has also reported that Richie is great with Jenner’s 1-year-old daughter Stormi.  While Richie is always up for a party, she also doesn’t mind staying in and spending quality time with Jenner and Stormi, an important quality in a friend for a busy young mom like Jenner.

How do Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian feel about Kylie Jenner and Sofia Richie’s friendship?

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What more can a guy ask for. THREE’S COMPANY

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Disick is reportedly a big fan of Jenner and Richie’s friendship. Disick still really values his relationship with the Kardashian-Jenner family. He has maintained close ties with them even after his relationship with Kourtney Kardashian ended. Given this, it is important to Disick that Richie is accepted by the family as well. A strong friendship between Jenner and Richie is bound to help Richie’s standing with the Kardashian-Jenner family.

Kardashian is on cordial terms with Disick, making co-parenting of their children a priority.  They get along so well that Kardashian, Disick, and Richie have even all vacationed together

E! News has reported that Kardashian is happy for Jenner to have found such a supportive friend in Richie. Current rumors, however, suggest that Kardashian could be feeling a bit insecure over the tight relationship.

What’s next for Kylie Jenner and Sofia Richie’s friendship?

Could Jenner and Richie’s friendship bite the dust if Richie and Disick ever end their relationship?  All current signs point to no. A source has said that even if Richie and Disick’s relationship goes sideways, Jenner and Richie’s relationship is not at risk.  Looks like this friendship is around for the long haul.