Clapping again! Kim Kardashian denied she ever attached with Travis Barker after the drummer’s ex-wife, Shanna Moakler, claimed that they had an affair whereas he was nonetheless married.
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars, 40, did a Q&A with followers on Wednesday, May 26, wherein she addressed the allegations. When a fan requested concerning the rumored hookup, she fired again, “NO!”
“False narrative! We’ve been friends for years and I’m so happy for him and Kourt,” she wrote by way of her Instagram Stories.
Earlier this month, Moakler, 46, claimed she “caught” Barker, 45, having an “affair” with the KKW Beauty founder once they have been married within the early 2000s. The former Miss USA solely advised Us Weekly on May 18 that she signed the divorce papers due to the Blink-182 drummer’s alleged infidelity.
Barker, who has been courting Kourtney Kardashian since late 2020, beforehand spoke about his relationship with Kim in his 2015 guide, Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death and Drums, Drums, Drums. At the time he revealed that he couldn’t cease “secretly checking out” the Selfish creator on a visit to Amsterdam along with her and Paris Hilton within the early 2000s.
The “I Think I’m OKAY” musician additionally gushed concerning the actuality star whereas selling his guide in 2015, telling Us on the time, “How could you not stare at Kim? Mind you, I enjoyed hanging out with Paris, but I love curvy girls. Kim was eye candy. I was in no way disrespectful to Paris, but I couldn’t keep my eyes off Kim.”
He insisted in his memoir that he regarded however “never touched” the TV persona amid his rocky relationship with Moakler, whom he divorced in October 2008 after 4 years of marriage.
Moakler, nevertheless, advised Us this month that Barker is “100 percent” mendacity about not hooking up with Kim. “Someone sent me all their [text] conversations and I’m also close friends with people who were there, while things were happening,” she mentioned.
Barker and Kourtney, 42, have but to publicly handle Moakler’s allegations, however a supply advised Us on Wednesday that the musician’s previous feedback about Kim weren’t a “dealbreaker” for the Poosh founder.
“Ultimately Kourtney loves Travis and is pushing it aside,” the insider mentioned, noting the mom of three was “aware” of Barker’s ideas about Kim earlier than they acquired collectively. “Kourtney and Travis are still obsessed with each other and going strong.”
Us confirmed in January that Kourtney and Barker have been formally courting after being pals for years. The couple made their relationship Instagram official a month later after celebrating their first Valentine’s Day collectively.
They have since made their emotions for one another recognized, packing on the PDA on a number of events and gushing about each other on social media. Earlier this month, the duo additionally introduced their households collectively whereas taking their children to Disneyland.
Barker and Kourtney have been noticed holding palms through the outing in between happening rides with the drummer’s two children — Landon, 17, and Alabama, 15, whom he shares with Moakler — and the E! star’s three little ones — Mason, 11, Penelope, 8, and Reign, 6, whom she shares with ex Scott Disick.
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