Kim Kardashian Carries Cutout of Rob Kardashian’s Head in Armenia: Why She Did It

Kim Kardashian and Rob Kardashian
Kim Kardashian holding a cutout of Rob Kardashian's face KAREN MINASYAN/AFP/Getty Images

But where's Kourtney?! Kim Kardashian took a Sunday stroll in Yerevan, Armenia, on April 12, accompanied by a cardboard cutout of her brother Rob Kardashian's head.

The reality star, 34, was dressed in a cream turtleneck and matching high-waisted, wide-legged pants for her outdoor excursion in her ancestral homeland. Oddly enough, she accessorized her outfit with a pop of color in the form of her brother's grinning face plastered on a wooden stick.

A source exclusively reveals to Us Weekly that despite Rob recently lashing out at his older sibling (he shared on Instagram last month: "my sister Kim, the bitch from Gone Girl"), Kim's move on Sunday was well-intentioned.

"Kim wanted Rob to come and experience Armenia," the insider tells Us. "But he wasn’t up for it."

Kim Kardashian with Rob Kardashian Cut out
Kim Kardashian with Rob Kardashian cut out KAREN MINASYAN/AFP/Getty Images

While the two have made amends, Kim's contentious relationship with her brother was further exposed on last week's episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians.

"We all make [Rob's] life so easy," she complained to Kris Jenner and Khloe. "'Okay, we'll drive you around with a chauffeur so no one has to look at you!' We had a chef on standby, a trainer. 'We'll send people to run out and buy you socks and underwear!' Like, this is pathetic!" Kim then ordered her mom to cut Rob off financially.

Following Rob's shocking Instagram post. "It's a thing for the show," the source tells Us. "But also a nice gesture for Rob."

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Kim Kardashian walks around with a Rob Kardashian cut out KAREN MINASYAN/AFP/Getty Images

Eldest Kardashian sister Kourtney also was unable to join Kim and Khloe (and their surprise cousins!) in Eastern Europe for their return to the motherland — but she provided an explanation via Instagram.

"I wish I was in Armenia with my sisters on #siblingsday!" the mom of three, 35, wrote. "I didn't end up going to Armenia because it was making me too anxious with three young children. I do wish that I could have experienced the trip with my sisters but I do know that we will all go to Armenia together someday."

During Kim and Khloe's trip to Armenia, the girls met with dignitaries including the Prime Minister of the country. Their visit was made ahead of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, which claimed the lives of 1.5 million Armenians between 1915 to 1923.

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