‘KUWTK’: How Much of Kim and Kanye’s House Is Actually Shown On the Show?

Almost everything Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West do is controversial, whether or not they intend it to be. That extends to their interior design choices. How they decorated their home seems like a personal choice that should be above criticism, but that’s not the case

After Kim and Kanye decided to show off their decidedly minimalist home on television, questions started pouring in. Fans just didn’t get their style. Plus, their pristine home doesn’t look like a place where a family of six lives. There wasn’t so much as a speck of dust out of place. That left fans wondering what’s up. 

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Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West | David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West’s house confused fans 

In fact, Kanye and Kim’s house is so minimalist that she had to explain to fans how her sinks work. When you look at the counters, it seems like the faucet comes straight out of a flat surface. In fact, the Kardashian West sinks are so subtle that they’re almost impossible to see. The counter has a very slight downward incline. The water catches there and drains into an almost unnoticeable hole at the bottom. 

The sinks were the most confusing, but fans had issues with other aspects of Kim and Kanye’s style as well. Their bathtub is a big cement square, for example. A lot of fans thought the look was too industrial, and not warm or inviting at all.

The Kardashian West house does not look ‘lived in’

Fans noticed right away that Kim and Kanye’s house doesn’t look like a place where kids live. The Kardashian Wests have four children, North, Saint, Chicago, and Psalm. The little ones are between the ages of 6 and almost 1, so people expect the house to be a little bit messy. After all, kids are famous for creating general disorder. 

The Kardashian West home, as fans saw it, didn’t even seem to have any toys. Some fans on reddit think that’s because Kim and Kanye don’t really show their full home on air. Kim and Kanye, like the rest of the Kardashians, live in a giant mansion. However, when Kim has recorded mini-tours of her home in the past, she seems to stop by the same six rooms. She’s talked about more spaces that fans don’t see. For example, she says they have a room just for the kids, where they’re even allowed to color on the walls. Fans don’t see that room, probably because it doesn’t really fit Kim’s brand. 

The same goes for her mom, Kris Jenner, and her sisters, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian. All three of them have shown their houses on-air and in various magazines, but it’s probably not the whole house. None of the rooms look exactly comfortable or lived in. Kim’s sisters have children of their own, and Kris has a lot of grandchildren she has over frequently. There are probably spots for the kids that the KarJens don’t show on the air because they don’t fit their glamorous image. 

The robbery changed everything for Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West 

The other reason fans theorize that Kim and Kanye haven’t shown their whole home is for security reasons. Kim was robbed at gunpoint in Paris in 2017, so she’s very security conscious. Showing her entire house on air would essentially be giving thieves or other nefarious individuals a blueprint for how to get around her home.

The robbery changed Kim’s life forever. It really shook her up, and she’s been much more aware of her security ever since. It makes sense that she’d want to protect herself and her children from another potential robber.