End of an Era? Kourtney Is Taking a Break From Keeping Up With the Kardashians

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Is Kourtney Kardashian saying goodbye to Keeping Up With the Kardashians? After 17 seasons — and season 18 in the works — the 40-year-old mother of three is taking a break from the E! show to spend more time with her family. "I just decided to spend more time as a mom and put more of my energy there," she recently told Entertainment Tonight. "But I'm not saying goodbye."

Kourtney — who is mom to 9-year-old Mason, 7-year-old Penelope, and 4-year-old Reign Disick — frequently talks about the importance of family, and she's actually debated leaving the series for quite a while now. So, will the show go on without her? "We love Kourtney and we'll miss Kourtney and whatever she decides to do," Khloé said, confirming that the show would continue. "I feel like it's a revolving door, so Kourtney might leave this week, [but] she'll be back. They all come back."

KUWTK — which is currently in its 17th season — first aired back in October 2007 and is one of the longest-running reality TV shows.