Scott Disick Once Claimed He and Kourtney Kardashian Would Get Back Together When They Were ‘Like 40’

News that Kourtney Kardashian was involved with Travis Barker nearly broke the internet on Jan 25. The unlikely pair have reportedly been friends for years, and now things have turned romantic. There is no saying how serious their relationship is. There is one person who probably hopes things don’t get too involved, though. Scott Disick, the father of Kardashian’s three children, seems to be holding out hope that they will reconcile sometime during his fourth decade on earth. At least, that’s what he had to say a few years back.

Scott Disick once said he and Kourtney Kardashian would get back together when they were in their 40s

Disick and Kardashian’s love affair seems to have ended back in 2015, but fans still hold out hope that they’ll eventually get back together. The fact that the pair remain close friends is only part of the reason so many people think they’ll end up together. The other part of the reason is Disick himself. The father of three hasn’t completely closed the door on possibly marrying Kardashian one day.

Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian celebrate Kourtney Kardashian's birthday at 1 OAK Nightclub at The Mirage Hotel
Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian | Denise Truscello/WireImage

In 2017, while Kardashian was still dating model, Younes Bendjima, Disick propositioned his three children’s mother. In an episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, he asked her if they would get back together once Kardashian turned 40. She shot down the proposition, but Disick would not be deterred. The following year, Disick told Khloe Kardashian that he and his children’s mother had joked about getting together when they were “like 40.” According to Her, In the same conversation, he insisted he and Kardashian were always going to get back together.

Forty has come and gone for Kardashian, but Disick is still in his thirties

Kardashian officially turned 40 in April 2019. As fans might know, she didn’t immediately go looking for Disick to settle down. That doesn’t mean there isn’t time, though. Disick, who turned 37 in May, still has some time to make good on his promise. Whether or not it will actually happen remains to be seen, but for now, both seem to be enjoying some fun with other people.

Rumors are swirling that Kardashian is quietly dating Travis Barker, the drummer for Blink-182, after getting to know him as a friend for years. According to sources, the pair have been seeing each other for a couple of months. Disick isn’t sitting around lonely, either. After ending his long-term relationship with Sofia Richie over the summer, Disick rebounded with Amelia Hamlin. The 19-year-old daughter of Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin is said to be keeping things casual with Disick right now.

Why did Scott and Kourtney break up in the first place?

Disick and Kardashian’s relationship might not have been perfect, but fans of the pairing point out that they seem to have a hard time staying away from each other. Almost six years after their last split, they seem closer than ever. Many onlookers have wondered just how much is going on between them behind the scenes. The Kardashian clan still accepts Disick, too, a tall order for a family known to cast people aside. So, why did they break up in the first place?

Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick attend the launch of 'Backstage Presents'
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick | Ethan Miller/Getty Images for AG Adriano Goldschmied

The pair broke up several times during their 9-year relationship. Still, the final straw came in 2015 when Disick failed to stay sober. According to Elle, Kardashian called it quits after seeing photos of Disick living it up on a yacht with several women. The publication claims Disick went on a partying binge and that Kardashian had to kick him out for their three children’s safety.