It’s the biggest “secret” in reality TV’s royal family since Caitlyn Jenner.
As Quibi hypes, the eight-episode first season of “Kirby Jenner” chronicles the “daily life of Kirby Jenner, the fraternal twin brother of Kendall” and “features Kirby’s interactions with all members of his blended family, including sisters Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie.”
“It’s kind of a reality show like “Keeping Up,” except it follows me,” Kirby, 24, tells The Post from his mom Kris Jenner’s home in Calabasas, California. “It was fun showing the world what we all do behind closed doors. And it’s pretty wild and I’m excited for you to see it.”
Non-spoiler alert: There also are some surprise star-power cameos in the show, which deadpan Kirby and kompany insist is not a mockumentary. As for whether or not the parent formerly known as Bruce Jenner will show up, Kirby says “you’ll just have to watch.”
The first two episodes premiere Sunday, May 24, with new eps released daily on the short-form mobile video app Quibi. Hey, if anything can help the struggling streamer break through to the mainstream masses — it’s the pop culture juggernaut known as the Kardashian clan.
Quibi, short for “quick bites,” courted superstars like LeBron James and Jennifer Lopez to launch “on-the-go” shows — most episodes are shorter than 10 minutes — to be viewed on the subway or while waiting in line at Starbucks.
Early projections hyped as many as 7 million viewers in its first year. Quibi was downloaded more than 1.1 million times in the week after its April 6 launch, according to research firm Apptopia. But by mid-May it plummeted off the Apple Store’s 50 most downloaded free iPhone apps — and was ranked at No. 125.
Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg, who co-founded Quibi with former Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman, blames the lockdown for lackluster ratings. “I attribute everything that has gone wrong to coronavirus,” he said in an interview with the New York Times. “Everything — but we own it.”
Cue the world’s most infamous “momager” since Mama Rose turned Gypsy Rose Lee out on a vaudeville stripper stage. Billed as “one big secret,” Kirby is braving reality cameras for the first time — with the full support of his mother-manager Kris, 64, who executive-produced the new series with Kendall, 24.
Is he biological or adopted? Or is this all one big meta joke? Let’s let Kirby do the talking.
Kirby recently took the time to speak to The Post about first-time jitters, blowing off steam with his flugelhorn, his legal obligation to like Kim best, following in Yeezy’s fashion footsteps, hanging with Gronk’s girlfriend and much more.
Were you hesitant to enter the reality TV arena?
I think it’s normal to be a little nervous when you’re doing something new. I remember when I was like, you know, 4 or 5 years old. My mom put Kendall and I in swimming class. And I was really afraid to go into the water and get wet. I looked up at my mom, and she put down her mimosa, picked me up — and threw me right into the deep end of the pool.
That’s the best way to learn anything. Like, when I came back into consciousness — I guess technically I drowned, or whatever — my mom was like, “I didn’t kill you. You’re fine.” And she was totally right. I think it made me stronger. It taught me how to swim. My mom can be tough, but she means well, she has a sweet heart and everything that she does, she does with love.
(Kris did not immediately respond to The Post’s requests for comment.)
You’ve been kept a secret for so long. Are you excited to finally have your own spotlight?
You know, I don’t think that my family was keeping me a secret. Most of my family was really surprised that nobody had heard of me before. But, yeah, I’ve always been around. I guess I’ve just kind of been doing my own thing … I mean, yeah, doing the show on Quibi was totally my mom’s idea. I’m hopeful that she has more ideas for me. You know, there’s this unwritten rule in my family that when Mom has a business idea for you — you should say yes to it.
Do you have a favorite sister?
I want to say, Kendall — but legally, I have to say Kimberly.
Do you and Kendall have any sort of weird twin connection? Everybody says that sometimes they know when their twin is doing something else or …
Oh my God, yeah! It’s so weird. And I know it’s not going to make any sense, maybe there’s some other twin out there that can relate — but Kendall always knows when I have to take a s–t. It’s really strange. I can’t fully explain it, but yeah. That’s the thing our entire life.
Breaking the Internet…like, that’s something I could totally see myself doing. I’m actually pretty prone to breaking things. I just broke my Fitbit before this interview.
Any aspirations to marry a rapper-turned-fashion guru or launch a catwalk career?
Yeah, I do a lot of modeling. I love it. But I don’t know. Marriage is definitely not something that’s on the front of my mind. You know, maybe one day I’ll get married. I don’t think they have to be a rapper or a fashion guru or anything, you know, just someone who kind of loves me for me. I don’t know. Like, does that sound lame? Actually, no — let me change my answer. Yes, I aspire to marry a rapper or a fashion guru.
[Camille], you know, she’s like another sister to me. I’m fortunate that I get to meet a lot of people through Kendall. I guess a lot of people think that when we’re hanging out that, like, we’re on a date. When you know, like, we’re just eating ravioli and watching “Homeward Bound.”
I’ve noticed in younger photos of you, you have serious facial hair. Is that a genetic anomaly you were born with?
Oh, yeah. Since middle school, I’ve had, like, a pretty thick mustache. And I remember when it first started coming in, I was, like, a little embarrassed of it. But, you know, my sisters were just like, “Rock it! Rock what you got!” And now that’s kind of the motto that I live by. Khloe definitely made fun of me a bit. She said, I looked like Mr. Belvedere.
OK, what’s the biggest misconception about your family?
We’re a lot more normal than people give us credit for. Everyone is just a lot more down to earth. Like, we like to have family dinner, watch movies together and play Mario Kart. I think Khloe’s kind of ruining the Mario Kart, though. She’s getting, like, way too competitive about it. She’s kind of, like, the gamer of the group.
Wait, have you been locked down with the fams?
Yeah, I’ve been quarantined here at Kylie’s house since, like, the beginning of March. I’m actually like in — I guess it’s like a mother-in-law unit or carriage house, as they call it. I don’t even think Kylie knows I’m here, her house is enormous. I’ve been trying to better myself at the gym and yoga. And I’ve been learning to play the flugelhorn. It’s kind of like a trumpet.
Were you a childhood band nerd or is this a later-in-life passion?
Yeah, this is something that I only picked up, like, right before quarantine. I’ve been having a lot of fun with it. It’s the only thing that I never got to do at [Kylie’s] home because, like, it’s so noisy and I guess I’ve been waking up Stormi. Can I play something for you?
Yeah, go for it! I’d love to hear it.
All right, hold on. I’m still a beginner. I’m getting better, though. [Kirby plays his fugelhorn, loudly, for several minutes.]
I think it was beautiful.
Thanks, man. I appreciate that.
Your family is legendary for shrewdly knowing what the public is gonna want next. Have any product lines in mind?
Yes, for sure. I like to be a fashion inventor, you know, like, I don’t want to do things that have been done before. So some of the things I’m working on are sandals with built-in socks. It’s like a 2-in-1 thing. I lose my socks too often, so I thought I would like to figure out a way to make this work with a sandal.
How would you describe your show for someone who’s been living under a pop culture rock for the last decade?
You know, my show’s got a little bit of everything on it. It’s got fashion and modeling. Obviously, it got pyrotechnics. You know, my sisters are all in it. Family tribunals. I got into a battle with a bird, and I hung out with a business clown. I do some singing. It was fun showing the world what we all do behind closed doors. And it’s pretty wild and I’m excited for you to see it.
According to sources at Wikipedia, you have an established career as a performance artist. Will selling out to reality TV hurt your street cred?
You know, I consider myself more of a sandwich artist more than anything. I don’t think I’m worried.
How Las Vegas became the world’s casino capital
These days, it’s impossible to think of Las Vegas without the image of the lights on the strip and glamorous casinos coming to mind. But the Vegas we know of 2020 wasn’t always that way; and it took a long, long time to get its reputation for being the world’s casino capital. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and get to the root of how Las Vegas became the city that never sleeps.
A historical journey
It’s hard to believe these days, but the Las Vegas region was once an abundant marshland stock full of rich vegetation. That is, until the marsh receded, and the waters disappeared, transforming the landscape into a desert, with the trapped water underground sprouting life and forming an oasis.
It was during the 19th century that the explorer Antonio Armijo from Mexico foraged the way from New Mexico to California on the first commercial caravan. It was a member of the group, Rafael Rivera who rode west to find water and venture through the desert, setting his eyes upon Las Vegas Springs. Las Vegas was therefore named ‘the meadows’ after the grasses found growing there.
Years went on and both Mormon and Mexican settlers began to filter through. In 1890 it was decided by railroad developers that Las Vegas would serve as a spot along the San Pedro, Salt Lake City and Los Angeles railroad route as well as connecting to major cities along the Pacific Coast. From there on, Vegas boomed with stores, boarding houses and saloons popping up around the area. This was the beginning of the Las Vegas as we know it — with railroad workers and ranchers enjoying the gambling and drinking through illegal speakeasies and bootleg casinos operating despite the ban on gambling in Nevada in 1910.
In 1931 gambling once again became legal in the state, with new casinos and showgirl venues opening up along Fremont Street to entertain the thousands of workers who flocked the city during the construction of the Hoover Dam. The first hotel, El Rancho Vegas, opened up in 1941 along Highway 91. Its success inspired others to open up their own hotels along the highway which would one day become the strip. Tourists began to flock to the city over the next few decades to enjoy the casino scene and see incredible artists like Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra perform.
The birth of the mega resort
It was in 1966 the businessman Howard Hughes purchased the Desert Inn hotel; this was followed by over a dozen more hotel purchases, pushing out the mobster-owned hotels that had previously dominated Las Vegas. The concept of the mega hotel came about in 1989 when Steve Wynn opened the Mirage as the first hotel resort in the city. By 1994, Las Vegas was the home of more than 86,000 hotel and motel rooms with 13 of the 20 largest mega resort hotels in the world. It was during this era that the Strip became populated with more hotels and casinos, with developments inspired by the iconic cities and countries of the globe including Egypt, Paris, New York and Rome.
Las Vegas in the 21st century
The Las Vegas of today is well and truly established as a home for entertainment and casinos — which remain the biggest source of income for the city. However, there’s no doubt that Vegas faces more competition than ever before from the virtual world, with more people than ever before opting to play at an online casino, rather than play in the old fashioned way, but Vegas will always have the advantage. For many, it’s a once in a lifetime trip that an online casino can’t replicate, but do the online equivalents help to increase interest in Vegas?
The bright lights of Vegas is attracting billions of dollars in investment as many try and get a slice of the revenue that the sector has to offer. During 2019 over 42.52 million people came to visit Las Vegas from all around the world. Domestically, it was shown to be the second most popular destination for U.S. traveller’s dream spots after New York.
These days, Las Vegas continues to thrive and be a source of entertainment for millions of visitors from around the world looking to experience what the city has to offer. With new generations becoming interested in casino games — and some incredible musical residencies continuing to be announced — Las Vegas surely will continue to be one best places to go for a unforgettable dream destination for many.
What can people find at some of the biggest land-based casinos in Canada? From Niagara Falls to Toronto, there is something for everyone at casinos in Canada, including table games, slots, roulette, blackjack, and other games. There are also many poker and blackjack tournaments held throughout the year and it is easy to find jackpots or slots with free spins at the casinos. Many casinos also have hotels, bars, and numerous restaurants which are perfect for players seeking some comfort. A relaxing casino experience for all ages can be found in many different places in Canada. Choose one from below.
Choosing a casino depends on your tastes and location within Canada. Do you want to experience the grandeur and splendour of nature while placing a bet? Then head to Niagara Falls. Do you want to see a show? Choose a casino with a show that will be perfect for you. If you are looking for pure relaxation, then check out some of the casinos with spas and world-class dining. Entertainment is also a large part of the casino experience in Canada. Musicians, bands, comedians, and other types of entertainment continue to be found at all of the biggest casinos.
Some Big Casinos Near Nature
Casino Niagara is located in one of the most beautiful places in Canada and the world. People from all around the globe come to experience the best of both worlds at Casino Niagara. Players have access to beauty and scenery while spending time at one of the biggest casinos in Canada. The casino has two floors with over 1200 slot machines, poker, and other table games. There are also many different restaurants and even a comedy club. The sports bar and casino was refurbished back in 2017, meaning that it has not lost any of its charm and shine.
ST Eugene Golf Resort: Casino of the Rockies is a golf and nature lovers’ paradise. The location could not be any more splendid. People can find the casino between the Rockies and Purcell Mountains. Furthermore, the casino has an interesting history after it was converted from an Indian Residential School. It was then opened in the early 2000s. St Eugene has table games, electronic roulette, baccarat, and blackjack. There is also a golf course, restaurant, bar, spa, and hotel that is highly rated in Canada. Overall games are limited so most people come for golfing and betting fun.
Caesars Windsor is famously located on the riverbank in Windsor, Ontario. Visitors from both Canada and the States frequent the casino and hotel. Players can see the Detroit and Michigan skyline from the area. There are two floors of slots, table games, and plenty of poker tables. Blackjack, baccarat, and roulette are also available at the casino. It has beautiful restaurants, a gym, bars, slots, and live sports. Check out the Titan 360™, a 10-foot tall slot machine with 5800 pounds of wins at the click of a button. It’s the largest slot machine in the world and great fun.
- Enjoy the size of Casino de Montreal and Hard Rock Casino
- Enjoy the big and beautiful Casino Niagara or ST Eugene Golf Resort
- Enjoy High Culture at Elements Casino Brantford
River Rock Casino Resort – In Transit
Are you passing through Vancouver Airport and have a long transit? Hire a cab and spend some time enjoying slot machines at River Rock Casino Resort. There are slots galore and the different themes make it an enjoyable visit for all. There is even a Dungeons and Dragons slot for gamers. A fourteen-table game room can be found at the casino and international poker tournaments are held regularly. Other features include a VIP area, spa, live music, 24-hour food and drink, as well as other entertainment. Richmond is also worth a quick visit, especially for some delicious seafood.
Casino de Montreal – The Big Gun
Casino de Montreal is 526,488 square feet of casino excitement. The casino has around 20 thousand visitors each day and is one of the biggest casinos on the globe. If you are still unconvinced about the size of the place, then imagine five floors of slots and table games. 3,000 machines and 111 table games make the casino seem even more mammoth. Casino de Montreal games can be played in a smoke-free environment and many players comment on the user-friendly games and helpful staff. Complimentary drinks and top-rated gourmet food is all part of the experience at Casino de Montreal.
Hard Rock Casino – Another Big One
Hard Rock Casino is another large casino located in Vancouver, British Columbia. The casino is over 80,000 square feet, making it a big one in Canada. Hard Rock has gaming tables, slots, baccarat and a poker room. The casino includes 70 casino tables and 1,000 slots. Private rooms and high roller areas are also available. However, the Hard Rock name is known for excellent food and this is what people love about this casino. Many players comment on the quality of the food here. It even has a 1,000 seat theatre, making it great for dining and a show.
Elements Casino Brantford – Enjoy High Culture
Elements Casino Brantford is a historical gem for culture in Ontario. It is a charity casino that was established last century. It includes the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, which is a high society entertainment venue in Ontario. The centre is well known to performing arts enthusiasts in Ontario and Canada. Players come to see a show, enjoy some gourmet food and a game. The casino also has plenty of slots, table games, blackjack, baccarat, sic bo, three card poker, roulette, and other games. There is also a 14-table Texas Hold ‘Em poker room. Enjoy all the excitement.
River Cree Resort and Casino – Sports Lovers
River Cree Resort and Casino is a sport and gaming venue located in Edmonton that should not be overlooked. It has 39 tables of various money limits and over 1,000 slots. There are also a few different places to dine while enjoying a bet and other things to experience. There is a fitness centre, spa and a 200 room resort. However, the most interesting feature of this casino is the two hockey rinks, which are often used by the Edmonton Oilers for practice. It is possible to watch the team practice and go for a meal and some gaming fun.
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Top 8 Online Games That Kids Can Play Without Much Parental Supervision
The gaming industry has been quite widespread since its inception. With the advent of globalisation and technology, this industry is reaching new heights. Kids these days are more inclined to the internet than they are to books.
The internet has more information about everything than anywhere else and is very easily accessible. This further makes some parental control necessary. Most parents are worried about their kids playing violent video games that can further affect their mental health.
Nevertheless, you cannot stop a kid from finding ways to log in to the internet, nor can you keep them away from playing video games. You can always supervise them on their media consumption. But that also gets tiresome after a point. This is when it gets necessary for you to introduce them to games that are not only kid-friendly but are also of their liking.
If you are in a similar situation, looking for a way out, this article will surely help. Further mentioned are a few games that you can let your kid play while you concentrate on your work and well-being.
1. Gummy Drop
Finding games that you can let your kids play without supervision is quite a task. With games like Gummy Drop, you do not have to worry one bit. With beautiful graphics and interesting gameplay, it does not take long for your kid to get hooked to the game.
With new cities and interesting content being added almost every day, this 3 puzzle game is a good choice for your kids to play. It also connects to your Facebook account, letting you play with your other friends. It is also a nice way for your kids to improve their general knowledge and problem-solving skills.
If you were a fan of Pictionary when you were growing up, you should definitely introduce your kids to this game. While the rules of Pictionary remain the same, this game improves on the visual aspect. With all of their friends in the same server, your kid can easily get hooked to this game.
Easy and fun to play – once the server is set up, each player will get a word that they have to draw on the screen. The motive of the game is to help the other players guess your word. Each round chooses players at random. While it is advised that you use a tablet and a stylus to play this, you can always sketch with your finger.
3. Ludo Supreme
A classic in every sense of the word, online ludo needs no introduction. There are some new features that are added in the game version of this app. It lets you connect to your Paytm account and earn real money while playing the game.
Along with such amazing features, you can also play it for fun with your family or friends. It has other versions as well that come in different languages, especially in India, given the diverse nature of the country. You can download the LUDO for your android phones.
There is no doubt that Houseparty has been one of the most popular downloads this pandemic. This is a networking app that lets you add as many as seven friends and play different games face-to-face via video calls.
The novel approach of phone gaming made this a very widely chosen app. While playing games with your friends is always fun, this app lets you see and talk to them as well. Some of the most played games in this app include Heads Up!, Chips and Guac, Trivia and Quick Draw. With such amazing features and games, this is a worthwhile download for your kid.
Monopoly is a very interesting game, which you can get your kids. Along with being fun, it can be played by any age group and is always stimulating your brain. This board game is an all-time classic that is now available on mobile platforms.
The good thing about it being on the phone is that now your kids can play it with their friends as well, and all from the convenience of your home.
6. Rocket League
If you have ever wondered what it would be like to play soccer but with cars, this game is exactly that. You get to pick a car at the beginning of the game in an oversized field with an oversized ball. Then start the five-minute matches where you have to score goals against them.
To make it even more fun, this game allows the player to add up to three friends on the same server. It also has options where you can choose between casual play and ranked online play. Nevertheless, in both gameplays, you can earn new cosmetic looks for the car and get a chance to score more goals.
Another all-time classic, UNO has been a very celebrated game all these years. The original company of UNO came out with the online version that is available on both iOS and Android devices. Since they are the copyright holders, you already know, the gameplay cannot get any better than this.
Nevertheless, since it is a multiplayer game, you can play it both against your friends or strangers. It’s fun aesthetics, and new rules make it more interesting. It now has different modes of play and tournaments as well. You can also partner up and play 2v2 to win together. With servers available all around the world, you can connect to anyone you know.
8. Guess The Word
Very obvious from the name itself, this game is known to be one of the most popular downloads in this list. It not only helps your kids spend some unsupervised time with themselves but also ensures that they learn new things in the process.
The game contains different levels which get harder as your kid progresses, further making it more interesting and attractive. If you have some free time on your hands, you can also jump in and play with your kids.
So, these are the 8 games that kids of all ages can play without any tension. Above all, parents don’t have to panic or keep an eye on them all the time.