Rob Kardashian’s ‘KUWTK’ Return, Christmas Card Debut Turns Into ‘Total Nightmare’ Due To Salary Demands?

Rob Kardashian has reportedly filmed scenes for Keeping Up with the Kardashians Season 11 after reportedly losing 15 pounds. However, despite an Us Weekly from September, which alleged Rob Kardashian would be seen on the show for the first time since 2012, he may not be completely ready for his public debut — at least not yet.

According to a new report, Rob Kardashian is headed for his big debut, but rather than join his older sisters, Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian, on their next red carpet, the former reality star is planning to expose his new body in the family’s Christmas card, which will likely be shot in the next several weeks.

“[Rob Kardashian]’s confident that by Christmas he’ll be in a good enough condition to be front and center of the group shots, but he’s refusing to commit to the shoot until the very last minute,” an insider told Radar Online on November 3.

Because the Kardashian family is so busy with filming Keeping Up with the Kardashians and promoting their stores and brands, it’s nearly impossible to get them all together. As a result, the situation with Rob Kardashian and his alleged demands is causing even more havoc. While the rest of the family is reportedly ready to make arrangements for their Christmas card shoot, Rob Kardashian is holding them up.

“Kris has torn into [Rob Kardashian] for being so flakey and unreliable. [Rob Kardashian] is demanding a staggering $250K to participate in the photo-shoot, claiming he’s the most marketable member of the family right now since he’s been out of the public eye for a long time now while he loses weight and cleans up his act.”

“[Rob Kardashian]’s developed a major ego, which, combined with his sisters’ diva tantrums, has made this whole saga a total nightmare,” Radar Online’s source added.

Rob Kardashian was a main cast member of Keeping Up with the Kardashians when the series debuted on the E! Network in October 2007. Five years later, after a stint on sister Khloe’s spinoff series, Khloe & Lamar, which aired for two seasons, Rob Kardashian went into hiding amid struggles with weight gain and depression.

Although Rob Kardashian continued to spend time with family members, especially Khloe, with whom he continues to live, he chose to steer clear of the family’s reality show and has only been photographed publicly a few times this year. He also skipped out on the 2014 wedding of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West after being photographed at the airport in Los Angeles.

While Rob Kardashian has remained reclusive in the year-and-a-half since his sister’s wedding, he was recently spotted out in Los Angeles behind the wheel of Khloe’s SUV and has become much more active on social media in the last couple of months. In one post on social media, Rob Kardashian posted a new selfie, in which he appeared to have lost a substantial amount of weight.

In September, Us Weekly claimed Rob Kardashian had lost 15 pounds prior to production on Keeping Up with the Kardashians Season 11. The magazine also alleged Rob Kardashian’s weight loss efforts were motivated by his desire to cash in on his return to the show, which will reportedly garner him a whopping $2 million per year for filming.

Keeping Up with the Kardashians Season 11 premieres on Sunday, November 15 at 9 p.m. on the E! Network. No word yet on whether or not Rob Kardashian has officially rejoined the show.

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