Well, well, well. Smack dab in the middle of last night’s first Presidential debate, Robert Arthur Kardashian, alleged CEO of Arthur George Sock Company, fired off three tweets criticizing his family, specifically targeting his half-sister Kylie Jenner. Two of the tweets those three tweets publicized her phone number. The tweets, which are shockingly, somehow still up, are below:
Kylie's # +1 (818) 482-5859 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 I ain't hacked either this is rob dog lol— ROBERT KARDASHIAN (@robkardashian) September 27, 2016
8184825859— ROBERT KARDASHIAN (@robkardashian) September 27, 2016
Didn't invite the Mother of my child to a baby shower you all were trying to throw for me ‼️? You all must have lost your damn minds ,,,🙋🏿— ROBERT KARDASHIAN (@robkardashian) September 27, 2016
The first tweet could have easily been read as a joke aimed at the lip kit entrepreneur—he did use emojis after all—but as it lingers on his timeline, I doubt anyone in Calabasas is laughing. And just to strip the Kardashian's PR machine of the excuse, "He was hacked," Rob clarified that he was in fact the man behind the tweet with his very trendy signature: "this is rob dog lol."
Rob is absolutely no stranger to using social media to lash out at his family. He’s called Kim Kardashian "that bitch from gone girl" on Instagram, and he’s routinely deleted all traces of himself and his loved ones from his Instagram and Twitter pages when he’s upset. But all of those previous outbursts have seemed like the impulse of a guy who wasn't thinking over his actions—any draggings he executed were subsequently and quickly deleted. Which makes it shocking that Rob hasn’t deleted Kylie’s phone number. He's dug in on this one. Kylie has had the number changed (I called, she uses Verizon, FYI) but Rob’s emotions have not.
Rob, helpful as ever, appeared to give us reasoning behind this latest in-family feud. Per his final tweet, Rob is blaming Kylie for his whole family not inviting his fiancé and mother of his child, Blac Chyna, to a baby shower they want to throw for him. His sisters must have lost their "damn minds,”" he surmises. (To throw a baby shower and not invite the woman who is HAVING THE BABY is pretty cold though, if we're being totally honest.)
It's curious that this came one day after this scene from Rob & Chyna, which showed Chyna talking to Kylie Jenner and Tyga at Khloe Kardashian’s birthday party, was cut. It was heavily promoted leading up to the episode, but for some season was left out of the final cut that aired this past Sunday. Maybe Rob didn’t want to lose out on his family's publicity for his show over the weekend and waited until Monday night? It’s also possible that Rob got a text from his sisters or mom during the debate and decided to act immediately rather than take a breath and evaluate the situation. He was watching a very triggering Donald Trump after all.
Even though Rob is obviously mad at his entire family, it’s important to note that he’s only targeting Kylie. They’ve made a point to let the world know they’ve made up and that their Sister Wives adjacent relationship statuses have not affected their brotherly and sisterly love. Yet, Rob clearly harbors resentment towards her—or else he would have posted everyone’s numbers. Plus, why would Kylie be the point person for Chyna’s baby shower? It’s hard to believe, but they’re not messy enough to have Kylie heavily involved in an event celebrating her boyfriend’s ex. Kylie’s only input was probably to "add something pink, since the baby’s a girl." There are underlying feelings of Rob that are 100 percent going to bubble up in the coming week—or, if you wanna be real cynical about this, in the coming episodes of Rob & Chyna. He’s mad, and he’s mad enough not to delete or take back anything he’s said.
We do know Blac Chyna is having a baby shower this coming Sunday, according to a Snapchat she posted yesterday. It’s doubtful this is the one she wasn’t invited to by the Kardashian/Jenner community. Another sort of strange thing: Rob's tweets have gone completely unacknowledged by the family. Everyone has remained silent since last night, save for one lone Instagram from Kris Jenner in Paris. In the photo she’s promoting "LOVE," and I’d like to think she sent this image in a group text to her kids and everything is now a-ok.