Helping Hand!

How Kim Kardashian Saved Jonathan Cheban’s Career

Couldn't gain fame on his own!

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Way before Jonathan Cheban scored a regular role on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” he made a desperate bid for reality show fame that ended up on the cutting room floor!

Former “Real Housewives of New York” cast member Simon van Kempen just spilled that nugget to The National ENQUIRER’s own Rob Shuter in an anecdote from a past season.

“One of the most vacuous experiences I have ever had … Four people were present at this dinner: cast members Alex (McCord), Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Jonathan and me,” recalled van Kempen. “The superficiality of my dinner companions knew no bounds and we weren’t surprised that the footage never made it to air!”