Keeping Up With The Kardashians: Kim Kardashian shops for survival bunkers for entire famous family

Kim Kardashian shopped for survival bunkers after a friend was robbed on Thursday’s episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. 

The 40-year-old reality star felt incredibly anxious after friend Jonathan Cheban, 47, called to tell her he’d been stripped of a $250,000 watch at gunpoint.

As the Foodgod cried on the phone, Kim began to revisit the trauma of her own 2016 robbery in Paris, which saw her bound, gagged and held up as $10 million worth of jewelry was stolen from her.

Bunker life: Kim Kardashian shopped for survival bunkers after a friend was robbed on Thursday’s episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians

To deal with her anxiety, she started investigating survival equipment, and recruited sister Khloé Kardashian, 36, to stay with her for a test run in a cylindrical bunker.

Kim wanted to see if it was feasible for her whole family to live that way if everything really got worse, as it felt like it might during a COVID-crazy year.

Atlas Survival Systems CEO Ron Hubbard said that if, needed, he could make the Kardashians one with ‘six or seven’ bedrooms, and Kim was intrigued.

Each bunker was made to withstand all manmade and natural disasters, and would keep its occupants alive for years as long as they had food, water and supplies, he added. 

Anxiety mounting: The 40-year-old reality star felt incredibly anxious after friend Jonathan Cheban, 47, called to tell her he'd been stripped of a $250,000 watch at gunpoint

Anxiety mounting: The 40-year-old reality star felt incredibly anxious after friend Jonathan Cheban, 47, called to tell her he’d been stripped of a $250,000 watch at gunpoint

Whole family: Atlas Survival Systems CEO Ron Hubbard said that if, needed, he could make the Kardashians one with 'six or seven' bedrooms, and Kim was intrigued

Whole family: Atlas Survival Systems CEO Ron Hubbard said that if, needed, he could make the Kardashians one with ‘six or seven’ bedrooms, and Kim was intrigued

Kim and Khloé while visiting a basic model realized the bunker option was grim and disheartening.

Inside the cylindrical container they planned to sleep in, conditions were austere with low ceilings, little space, dried food, spartan gray beds, and no TV, though there was a computer.

Kim ate dried noodles out of a bag and studied law as the temperature ratcheted to 105 degrees inside, finally falling asleep in the heat.

Getting hot: Kim ate dried noodles out of a bag and studied law as the temperature ratcheted to 105 degrees inside, finally falling asleep in the heat

Getting hot: Kim ate dried noodles out of a bag and studied law as the temperature ratcheted to 105 degrees inside, finally falling asleep in the heat

Khloé watched the minutes inch by, exercising on a thin rug and saying after three hours, ‘I literally feel like I’ve been here for three days.’

They had arrived to alarms that frightened Khloé into dropping their food outside the bunker.

Kim had wanted to mimic a real emergency, and she was all for seeing how well it would work.

Time warp: Khloé watched the minutes inch by, exercising on a thin rug and saying after three hours, 'I literally feel like I've been here for three days'

Time warp: Khloé watched the minutes inch by, exercising on a thin rug and saying after three hours, ‘I literally feel like I’ve been here for three days’

Cylindrical container: Inside the cylindrical container they planned to sleep in, conditions were austere with low ceilings, little space, dried food, spartan gray beds, and no TV, though there was a computer

Cylindrical container: Inside the cylindrical container they planned to sleep in, conditions were austere with low ceilings, little space, dried food, spartan gray beds, and no TV, though there was a computer

She was still shaken up from Foodgod’s call, in which he had panted heavily, cried, and said that he was ‘freaking out.’

He said that he had been standing in his mom’s driveway in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, when a man approached and asked him the time before ripping the watch off his hand.

The man had put a gun to his mother’s head, he told Kim, who found it all very ‘scary,’ especially since they hadn’t caught the man.

Freaking out: Kim was still shaken up from Foodgod's call, in which he had panted heavily, cried, and said that he was 'freaking out'

Freaking out: Kim was still shaken up from Foodgod’s call, in which he had panted heavily, cried, and said that he was ‘freaking out’

She’d turned into a ‘little bit of a hermit’ after her robbery, she said, noting, ‘You think, ”Well, what if this, and what if this,” and you just want to be prepared for anything and everything. You know when you have kids, you want to save them and make sure everything is going to be okay.’

In the bunker’s ‘undisclosed location,’ she began to rethink her plan.

Khloé said gently, ‘Let me ask you this, Sherlock. Is this how you want to live the end of your days? You want to be sitting on the floor in 110-degree heat, shvitzing, making sure your kids aren’t going crazy eating one another, sitting in a room with urine and s***?’

Good question: 'Let me ask you this, Sherlock. Is this how you want to live the end of your days? You want to be sitting on the floor in 110-degree heat, shvitzing, making sure your kids aren't going crazy eating one another, sitting in a room with urine and s***?', Khloe asked Kim

Good question: ‘Let me ask you this, Sherlock. Is this how you want to live the end of your days? You want to be sitting on the floor in 110-degree heat, shvitzing, making sure your kids aren’t going crazy eating one another, sitting in a room with urine and s***?’, Khloe asked Kim

‘No, I don’t,’ Kim said slowly, before they headed home.

Elsewhere on the season 20 show titled New Friends And The Bunker, the family investigated a new friend of Kourtney Kardashian’s: Tik-Tok dance sensation Addison Rae, 20.

All of the women had been having friends over to a home in Malibu they’d rented, including Kendall Jenner, 25, who’d spent the beginning of the show hanging out with pal Fai Khadra.

Watch taken: Jonathan Cheban aka Foodgod was robbed at gunpoint of a $250,000 watch

Watch taken: Jonathan Cheban aka Foodgod was robbed at gunpoint of a $250,000 watch

Everyone laughed as their dogs—including Kendall’s dog Pyro—excitedly locked themselves in the home’s media room, making Kendall climb through a window to free them.

The arrival of the much-younger Addison gave everyone pause because she was so much younger than Kourtney, 41, and yet she seemed to have a great bond with her.

She’d met Addison after her son Mason Disick, 11, mentioned her and their pal Harry Hudson facilitated a meeting with a YouTuber who knew her.

Open window: Kendall Jenner, 25, climbed through a window to rescue trapped dogs

Open window: Kendall Jenner, 25, climbed through a window to rescue trapped dogs

Addison hid in the man’s car to surprise Mason—and she and Kourtney became friends, even shooting a workout video for her brand Poosh together.

In Malibu, Kourtney hung out with Addison and Harry (her ‘quarantine pod’) and pals Sarah Howard and Natalie Ento.

Of Addison, she said, ‘It’s just nice to have positive energy around. I think sometimes you just connect with certain people and we just love hanging out with each other.’

New friend: Elsewhere on the season 20 show titled New Friends And The Bunker, the family investigated a new friend of Kourtney Kardashian's: Tik-Tok dance sensation Addison Rae, 20

New friend: Elsewhere on the season 20 show titled New Friends And The Bunker, the family investigated a new friend of Kourtney Kardashian’s: Tik-Tok dance sensation Addison Rae, 20

One night the gang played Seven Minutes In Heaven, and Addison joked that she, Harry and Kourtney should make out.

The two girls then jumped into the pool holding hands, did Tik Tok moves poolside, and ran into the ocean holding hands with Harry, Sarah and Corey Gamble, 40.

Khloé noticed what a great mood Kourtney had been in lately.

Dance moves: Addison showed Kourtney some TikTok moves

Dance moves: Addison showed Kourtney some TikTok moves

Fast learner: Kourtney quickly learned the dance move

Fast learner: Kourtney quickly learned the dance move

Good time: The women jumped into a pool together

Good time: The women jumped into a pool together

Ocean dip: Addison and Kourtney ran into the ocean holding hands with Harry, Sarah and Corey Gamble

Ocean dip: Addison and Kourtney ran into the ocean holding hands with Harry, Sarah and Corey Gamble

Scott Disick, 37, joked, ‘Yeah, I f***ed her last night.’

‘We know Kourtney had a ‘fragile’ year last year,’ Khloé whispered as Addison did a backward cartwheel in a trampoline. ‘I want Kourtney to be happy. I want the old Kourtney back. And this is her—I’m seeing a glimmer of it.’

In a confessional, Kim said, ‘Ever since quarantine, Kourtney has been super-happy—and as Kourtney’s sisters, we’re obviously going to question everything that each one of us does, so I think we are a little curious if it’s because of Addison.’

Little curious: In a confessional, Kim said, 'Ever since quarantine, Kourtney has been super-happy—and as Kourtney's sisters, we're obviously going to question everything that each one of us does, so I think we are a little curious if it's because of Addison'

Little curious: In a confessional, Kim said, ‘Ever since quarantine, Kourtney has been super-happy—and as Kourtney’s sisters, we’re obviously going to question everything that each one of us does, so I think we are a little curious if it’s because of Addison’

‘She’s 20 years old, and we don’t really know her, so we are a little curious to know what do they have in common?’ Kim went on. ‘There is a big age difference.’ 

‘I did have a 21-year-old girlfriend,’ said Scott, referring to ex Sofia Richie, now 22.

Later, as Kourtney lunched with Addison, Khloé joked that the girl was her sister’s favorite person.

Favorite person: Later, as Kourtney lunched with Addison, Khloé joked that the girl was her sister's favorite person

Favorite person: Later, as Kourtney lunched with Addison, Khloé joked that the girl was her sister’s favorite person

‘She couldn’t say that yet,’ Addison returned coyly. ‘Not in front of you guys yet. Just to me.’

Kourtney laughed uproariously with Addison about something their friend Simon had said but failed to smile when Khloé cracked a joke.

She’d heard that actress Suzanne Somers lived nearby, and quipped: ‘You should do the ThighMaster on the beach. I feel like that’s her bat signal.’

Funny friend: Kourtney laughed uproariously with Addison about something their friend Simon had said but failed to smile when Khloé cracked a joke

Funny friend: Kourtney laughed uproariously with Addison about something their friend Simon had said but failed to smile when Khloé cracked a joke

When Kourtney didn’t react, Khloé asked her, ‘Where are you right now?’

‘I don’t know,’ Kourtney said, as Addison chirped, ‘She’s thinking about the bigger picture.’

It was all very off-putting to Khloé, who goggled at Kourtney and Addison’s dynamic. 

Humor attempt: Khloe said she heard that actress Suzanne Somers lived nearby, and quipped: 'You should do the ThighMaster on the beach. I feel like that's her bat signal'

Humor attempt: Khloe said she heard that actress Suzanne Somers lived nearby, and quipped: ‘You should do the ThighMaster on the beach. I feel like that’s her bat signal’ 

Days later, Kim warned her nephew Mason never to do something his mom had just done.

She’d called Kourtney to speak to her about something important, and Kourtney had said she had Addison over but would call later so they could be private.

As she hung up, Kim heard her tell Addison, ‘Ugh, sorry that’s my sister Kim. She’s just blabbing. I’ve tried to get off the phone with her 10 million times for the last hour and she just won’t shut up or get off the phone.’

Phone talk: Days later, Kim warned her nephew Mason never to do something his mom had just done and told how she pretended to listen to her

Phone talk: Days later, Kim warned her nephew Mason never to do something his mom had just done and told how she pretended to listen to her

The family called Addison to lunch without Kourtney to figure out what was going on.

They asked her where she was from (Louisiana), when she moved to Los Angeles (December), if she’d ever been arrested—even her blood type, credit score and number of siblings.

Kim and Scott said they’d once thought Addison was ‘hooking up’ with Kourtney.

Hooking up: Scott Disick said they'd once thought Addison was 'hooking up' with Kourtney

Hooking up: Scott Disick said they’d once thought Addison was ‘hooking up’ with Kourtney

‘No, we’re not,’ Addison said, blushing. ‘It’s just very weird that that’s what the impression was.’

Kourtney was annoyed when she heard about the lunch, and said her energy was just ‘aligned’ with Addison’s.

‘I feel like I have a young heart, and an old soul,’ she said. ‘I don’t think it’s about age, ’cause Simon and Phil were just here, and they have that energy.’

Very weird: 'No, we're not,' Addison said of the hookup speculation, blushing. 'It's just very weird that that's what the impression was'

Very weird: ‘No, we’re not,’ Addison said of the hookup speculation, blushing. ‘It’s just very weird that that’s what the impression was’

To the cameras, she added, ‘People seem to focus on the age gap between Addison and I, but I don’t think every person needs to understand my relationship with each of my friends.’

By show’s end, Khloé understood why Kourtney liked Addison, laughing at their special handshake ‘with TikTok moves’ in it.

She called Addison ‘an incredible girl,’ and Kim agreed: ‘I think she’s so genuine.’

Age difference: To the cameras, Kourtney said, 'People seem to focus on the age gap between Addison and I, but I don't think every person needs to understand my relationship with each of my friends'

Age difference: To the cameras, Kourtney said, ‘People seem to focus on the age gap between Addison and I, but I don’t think every person needs to understand my relationship with each of my friends’

In another subplot, Kris Jenner’s mother MJ Campbell called her to say that she wanted to meet up with friends in La Jolla, California, for her 86th birthday.

Kris, 65, reminded her she was older and had underlying health conditions, saying it was a bad idea amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Over lunch with her family, she decided to throw MJ a party at the Malibu house.

Robbery story: Foodgod told the family how he was robbed of his expensive watch

Robbery story: Foodgod told the family how he was robbed of his expensive watch

As they dined, Rob Kardashian, 34, told his niece, North West, seven, ‘Hey, you didn’t eat any of those chicken nuggets!’

‘I’m a partial pescatarian,’ North replied.

Kris rejected Rob’s suggestion that she hire a man for her mother, but she did hire jazz musician Rick Ross.

Family affair: As they dined, Rob Kardashian, 34, told his niece, North West, seven, 'Hey, you didn't eat any of those chicken nuggets!'

Family affair: As they dined, Rob Kardashian, 34, told his niece, North West, seven, ‘Hey, you didn’t eat any of those chicken nuggets!’

Not funny: Kris rejected Rob's humorous suggestion that she hire a man for her mother, but she did hire jazz musician Rick Ross

Not funny: Kris rejected Rob’s humorous suggestion that she hire a man for her mother, but she did hire jazz musician Rick Ross

Rick has been a favorite of MJs for years and he played for her and all the guests who had been rapid-tested for COVID-19.

Kris cried as MJ blew out the candles on her birthday cake, and told them it was ‘a perfect day.’

‘I think I have a lot to learn from my grandma, because she really knows how to enjoy life,’ Kim mused privately. ‘I definitely want to survive for my kids, but I don’t know if I want to be this anxious person that’s just waiting for the next bad thing to happen.’

MJ whooped when she saw that Kim’s birthday present was an automated Toto toilet.

Keeping Up With The Kardashians will return next week on the E! network.

Jazz musician: Rick Ross was hired by Kris and his music thrilled MJ

Jazz musician: Rick Ross was hired by Kris and his music thrilled MJ

Automated toilet: MJ whooped when she saw that Kim's birthday present was an automated Toto toilet

Automated toilet: MJ whooped when she saw that Kim’s birthday present was an automated Toto toilet

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