OK, technically it was Kim Kardashian's first public appearance since giving birth.
Even though it was achieved technologically.
Those "Kris" viewers who were expecting a big reveal of Kardashian's post-baby body, or perhaps a peek at little North, the reality TV star's child with Kanye West, were likely to be disappointed Friday by the big "surprise" appearance, which turned out to be a taped video, and mostly a head shot, from daughter to mom (and host) Kris Jenner.
The clip was introduced as a surprise video debut from co-host Sean Combs.
"I just wanted to say congratulations on your new show," Kardashian said. "I'm sorry I couldn't be there in person but I'm just loving life a little too much at home right now."
She went on to say that — surprise again — she watches her mom's show every day, and that Jenner was "born to do this." Kris was brought to tears by the moment.
This after both mother and daughter teased to the appearance Friday morning on their respective Twitter accounts.
A bit of a bait-and-switch? Sure. But hey, they made us look.
Catch Jenner's show on Fox at 3 p.m. in Los Angeles.
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