Kardashian Sisters Honor Their Late Dad at Opening of L.A. Medical Heart


Honoring a particular man. Kim and Khloé Kardashian, together with their mother, Kris Jenner, celebrated the opening of a particular medical heart named after the late Robert Kardashian.

UCLA’s Robert G. Kardashian Heart for Esophageal Well being opened in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 16. Two of the late lawyer’s daughters, Kim, 38, and Khloé, 34, attended the occasion and expressed their delight on social media.

Courtesy of Kim Kardashian/Kourtney Kardashian/Instagram

“So proud to announce the Robert G Kardashian heart for esophageal well being being launched at UCLA,” the KKW Magnificence founder tweeted. “My want is that different households can have extra info and we are able to additionally deal with well being and prevention. An enormous thanks to @esrailian for making this occur ! We now have been planning this for a yr now and I’m so proud. #RobertGKardashianCenter #EsophagealHealth.”

The Good American cofounder, for her half, gave particulars concerning the medical heart’s mission. She wrote on her Instagram Tales: “The UCLA Robert G. Kardashian Heart for Esophageal Well being will present sources for groundbreaking analysis, affected person care, and schooling/coaching along with assist of efforts in esophageal well being. The naming of the middle and its devoted specialty companies will help in advancing UCLA’s place on the forefront of the world for the examine and remedy of esophageal and different GI problems — enhancing the standard of life for numerous sufferers and their households. The Heart will cope with all esophageal and motility points at UCLA: most cancers, benign situations like reflux, precision well being to hopefully forestall most cancers, analysis, schooling, wellness.”

Whereas Jenner, 63, didn’t publish something concerning the heart, she was seen in one among Kim’s Instagram movies from the grand opening. The momager, who was marred to Robert from 1978 to 1991, gushed, “So thrilling!”

Courtesy of Kim Kardashian/Kourtney Kardashian/Instagram

Robert died in September 2003 after battling esophageal most cancers for 2 months. He was 59. The well-known sisters have spoken overtly about how tough it was to lose their father so all of a sudden.

“My dad died in 2003; I used to be 19,” the Robust Appears Higher Bare writer mentioned on an episode of Revenge Physique in January 2017. “When it set in I used to be like … you spiral. And for me, my spiral was meals. And I gained a lot weight as a result of I used to be so internally … simply suppressing so many issues, that it was like consuming me alive.”

Along with Kim and Khloé, O.J. Simpson’s protection lawyer and Jenner additionally shared daughter Kourtney Kardashian, 39, and son Rob Kardashian, 32.

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