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Travis Barker made an old-fashioned move ahead of his proposal to Kourtney Kardashian last year.
Fans of ‘The Kardashians’ saw the Blink-182 drummer, 46, phone the Poosh founder’s mother, Kris Jenner, asking for permission to marry the 43-year-old in an emotional step towards the solidifying their future.
In Episode 1 of the new Hulu series, it was revealed that Kardashian and Barker had known each other for nearly a decade as friends before they became an item.
While sister Kim said she begged Kardashian and Barker to “hook up,” Jenner said on the show that the couple’s relationship was unexpected given they were so close as friends.
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Jenner joked on the show that Kardashian and Barker never miss a moment to “kiss” and couldn’t hold hands with each other.
Meanwhile, Khloe Kardashian revealed on the show that she had a feeling the couple would soon become a couple as Kourtney and Scott Disick had already broken up for seven years.
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The former couple share children Mason, 12; Penelope, 9 years old; and Reign, 7.
Disick lamented on the show’s first episode that he felt guilty for the way he treated Kardashian during their often tumultuous time together. But he said he was fine with seeing her happy with Barker and only wanted to be “acknowledged” by the Kardashian family because Disick “has no other family to go to.”
In Thursday’s episode, Jenner got emotional when she revealed that Barker actually took it a step further by visiting the grave of Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob’s late father, Robert Kardashian Sr., for his blessing. spiritual by asking Kourtney’s hand in marriage.
“He asked for her hand in marriage, and I was like, literally, I want to cry now,” Jenner, 66, told Kim in a phone call ahead of Kim’s “Saturday Night Live” debut. “It was so sweet and tender. And then he said he went to your father’s grave and asked your father [for permission]and I just lost it.
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“Everything is happy, I just wish your dad was here to see him. I can’t believe this is the first time she’s been married.”
It was then that Kim, 41, joked, “It’s really crazy that she hasn’t been married before. So I’ve had enough for all of us!”
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Robert Sr. died at the age of 59 on September 30, 2003, less than eight weeks after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer. He has been hailed as a prominent member of OJ Simpson’s legal defense ‘dream team’ after the former football star was charged with the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman in June 1994. Simpson was acquitted after what many still regard as the “trial of the century.”
Kardashian and Barker tied the knot in early April just hours after the Grammy Awards, a Las Vegas chapel owner told Fox News Digital. However, Kardashian has since noted that the couple do not yet have a marriage license.
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“Yeah, they got married after the awards show at 1:45 a.m. at my chapel, One Love Wedding Chapel. They called around 12:30 a.m.,” Marty Frierson, owner of One Love Wedding Chapel, told Fox News Digital at the time.
Frierson added that the couple asked an Elvis Presley impersonator to marry them. Frierson shared that he was able to make it happen despite the last-minute arrangement.
Barker and Shanna Moakler were previously married from 2004 to 2008. They share daughter Alabama, 16, and son Landon, 18.