‘KUWTK’: Did Kim Kardashian Quote Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino in the Series Finale?

Keeping Up With the Kardashians has officially come to an end. During the series finale, some viewers noticed Kim Kardashian West use a phrase that triggered thoughts of another reality TV star — Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino. Find out what Kardashian West said on KUWTK that has Jersey Shore: Family Vacation fans buzzing. 

A photo of 'KUWTK' star Kim Kardashian West next to a photo of Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino from 'Jersey Shore: Family Vacation'
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‘KUWTK’ series finale and reunion special 

After 20 seasons, Keeping Up With the Kardashians is over. The Kardashian-Jenners have spent the last 14 years on reality television. Many fans wonder what the siblings will do now that they don’t have to film anymore. 

For some, the series finale of KUWTK was lackluster. But for others, the final episode of the reality series was a heartbreaking rollercoaster. First, Kardashian West talked about her “lonely” marriage to Kanye West. Then, Khloé Kardashian decided to move to Boston (briefly) to be with Tristan Thompson. Plus, Kourtney Kardashian made it clear she and Scott Disick aren’t a match. 

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Fortunately for KUWTK fans, there’s still a two-part reunion special to see. Part one will premier on E! at 8 PM on June 17. The second part will air at 9 PM on June 20.

Kim Kardashian West uses one of Mike’ The Situation’ Sorrentino’s inspirational quotes during the ‘KUWTK’ finale

Jersey Shore: Family Vacation fans are familiar with the library of positive phrases “The Situation” uses. From “The comeback is always greater than the setback” to “Be better, not bitter,” Sorrentino is an easily quotable guy. 

So when Kardashian West said, “I didn’t come this far to come this far and not be happy” in the series finale of Keeping Up With the KardashiansJersey Shore fan’s ears perked up. Sorrentino often says, “We didn’t come this far just to come this far.” His merchandise shop even sells shirts with that motivational phrase. 

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“Looks like someone’s been Keeping Up with the Jersey Shore,” a fan said on the Jersey Shore Reddit thread. They also shared an image with details regarding the KUWTK finale, wherein Kardashian West talks bout feeling “numb” and “tired” of having “emotional breakdowns” regarding her marriage. 

“The Inspiration [Sorrentino’s latest nickname] strikes again!” replied one fan. Other commenters were annoyed that Kardashian West said she heard the phrase “on the internet.” 

“You do realize that [Sorrentino] gets those from the internet too?” someone pointed out. “Like ‘living my best life,’ that he took and made into a shirt.” While Sorrentino didn’t coin the turn of phrase Kardashian West happened to use, he has become synonymous with it and many others. 

Mike Sorrentino’s catchphrases from ‘Jersey Shore: Family Vacation’

Most of Sorrentino’s catchphrases are simply good advice. He’s not the first person to ever use a majority of these phrases — but his consistency in using them has made the reality TV star synonymous with them. 

From “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor” to “Tough times never last, but tough people do,” Sorrentino is often the roommate spewing positivity on Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. Perhaps his best-known catchphrase is: “The comeback is always greater than the setback.”

And we can’t forget, “A bitter root will only produce bitter fruit.” Of course, the words Kardashian West uttered in the KUWTK series finale make many people think of Sorrentino, too. 

Tune in to Jersey Shore: Family Vacation every Jerzday at 8 PM to hear more of Sorrentino’s words of wisdom, only on MTV.