'Mummy, I think I'm feeling sexual': Kris Jenner defends 'protective' decision to put curious Kim on birth control at 14
14:38 GMT, 23 June 2012
Kris Jenner came under fire this week for putting her daughter Kim Kardashian on birth control at the tender age of 14.
But the Keeping up the Kardashians matriarch is now defending her actions, saying her liberal parenting ways were a strategy to 'protect' her kids.
And the mother of five daughters admits she felt no hesitation putting 'all' of her girls on the birth control pill as soon as they expressed an interest in sex.
'You want to protect your kids,' Jenner tells TV personality Bethany Frankel, in an interview which will air on Monday.
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Defiant: Kris Jenner talks about her views on birth control as a way she sought to 'protect' her daughters in an interview for the daytime talk show 'Bethany', which will air this coming Monday on Fox television.
'Kim came to me and you know, was very honest with me and said ''Mummy I think I’m feeling, you know, sexual,'” Jenner tells Frankel on the new Fox daytime talk show Bethany.
'What I did as a parent with all my girls, when I felt like it was that time in their life that they were going to that step… I drove as fast as I could to the gynecologist’s office,' she says.
Dressed in a demur white lace dress, Jenner is defiant in the interview.
Close: Jenner tells Bethanny: 'Kim came to me… and was very honest and said “I think I'm feeling sexual”'
New show: Bethanny Frankel's new talk show for Fox launched earlier this month
'You can try and talk your kids out
of [having sex], but unless you lock your child in the closet and throw the key
away, they’re going to do what they feel,' she says.
Controversy: Kim revealed On Oprah this week that her mother put her on birth control at the age of 14
'So my philosophy has also been make sure your kids are healthy, well taken care of and educated.'
Jenner reveals the doctor who gave 'all'
her daughters birth control was the same doctor who delivered them as
babies, and that her older girls were 'different ages' when they went on
Jenner is mother to three daughters – Kourtney, Kim and Khloe – by her first husband (celebrity lawyer Robert Kardashian),
Her youngest daughters with current husband Bruce Jenner are Kylie, 14, and Kendell, 16.
Jenner covers a lot of ground in the interview.
addition to the controversial issue of birth control, which emerged
this week with Kim's much-publicised interview with Oprah Winfrey,
Jenner also alludes to Kim's brief marriage to Kris Humphries.
'She's really good with her intuition… Well, she hasn't been so right
lately,' says Jenner, making a none-too-subtle jab at Humphries.
Comfortable with sex: The Keeping Up With the Kardashians matriarch said she put all her daughters on birth control as soon as they showed an interest in sex
Family ties: 'I tell all my children, ''Follow your heart'', Jenner tells Bethanny
since moved on to date Kanye West and Jenner doesn't think it's too soon.
''I tell all of my children, follow your heart … Do what you feel and what you want,' she tells Frankel.
The 56-year-old mother also talks about Kim's expensive Lamborghini gift to current boyfriend Kanye West: 'Well, she bought him a very beautiful gift, but I don’t have any idea how much it cost.'
Ma Jenner also reveals that daughter Kourtney's boyfriend Scott Disick dines with the Kardashian clan 'every night' when Kourtney is out of town.
Revelation: Kim reveal to Oprah Winfrey this week that she was just aged fourteen when she went on birth control – which was agreed by her mother
Kim's reveal to Oprah earlier this week came as a surprise to
the veteran broadcaster, who failed to follow up the question with
little more than a 'wow' before moving onto the next question.
Kim's sexual past featured heavily in the interview – as the question of Kim's notoriety loomed.
Five years since her sex tape with
ex-boyfriend Ray J was released, the reality star said she understands
the impact it's had on her career.
'Would you be where you are had there
not been a sex tape' Oprah asked Kim. And she was forced to admit:
'You know, I think that's how II was definitely introduced to the world.'
'It was a negative way, so I felt like I really had to work ten times harder to get people to see the real me.'