Everything Kris Jenner's Kardashian Kids Have Said About the Affair That Ended Her Marriage

Momager Kris Jenner has been open about cheating on her first husband Robert Kardashian Sr., who filed for divorce in 1991, with soccer player-turned-animator Todd Waterman

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"I saw how it destroyed my dad," Khloé Kardashian said in 2016 on an episode of her TV series Kocktails With Khloé. "I saw what it did to my dad, so I don't want to do that. I also saw the regret from my mom."

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Kourtney had a hard time dealing with her mom's revelation, which Jenner discuses in her memoir Kris Jenner . . . And All Things Kardashian. "I don’t understand how you can do that to you family," the mother of three said in a 2012 episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

She continued to her mom, "You’re so inappropriate and embarrassing. You have no shame in your game."

When Jenner clearly got upset, her eldest child decided, "I don’t want to keep talking about this. I just don’t relate to this and I don’t understand it."

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Jenner ran into Waterman at the Toluca Lake Tennis Club in 2012 and they exchanged email addresses, as the matriarch felt the former lovers had unfinished business. But Kim wanted her mom to stay far away from him.

"Do you want to still be married?" Kim asked Jenner in an episode of their E! reality show. "Then stay far away from him. He already ruined your first marriage. Seriously."

Kardashian continued in an on-screen interview, "It’s a little scary having my mom run into this guy that changed her life so much. If he was able to break up a marriage with four kids, you just hope that there's no feelings left there." (At the time, she was still married to Caitlyn Jenner, then known as Bruce.)

"I just hope that mom learned her lesson the first time," she added to her brother Rob.

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Rob also wondered why Jenner would want to hash things out with Waterman. "If she messes up at this age, she's done," he said. "Because why would you want to start over?"

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In the same episode, Khloé recalled spending time with Waterman as a child.

"I've spent the most time with this guy," she said. "I remember, like, activities I did with him. You had pool parties at the house downstairs with him. I remember them."

She continued, "This whole Todd situation is uncomfortable for me in general. I was around 4 and I, of course, at 4, do not know that Todd is not supposed to be around. My mom was young. We all make mistakes, but why are you still talking about it? I feel like this chapter in your life should be way closed."

"Why do you want to play with fire?" the Good American jeans founder questioned her mother. "Why do you want to see him again?"

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After discussing the subject with her sisters in the following episode, Kourtney decided: "I definitely don’t think my mom should be in any sort of contact with Todd, especially after the past. I think that there's no good that would ever come from talking to somebody like that."

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Years later, Jenner called cheating on the late Robert Kardashian Sr. "one of my biggest regrets in life."

“I married Robert when I was 22 years old and I got pregnant on my honeymoon — I had the happiest life you could’ve dreamt about,” she told Harvey Levin for Fox News Channel’s OBJECTified. “But when you’re in something, sometimes people think the grass is always greener and that was like what I think I went through at some point.”

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