The surprising reason for the surge? The bitter battle between estranged exes Kris and Cait has struck a chord with viewers.
“Kris is thrilled that the ratings boost happened and she wants to continue this drama with Caitlyn into next season,” a source close to the Kardashian clan revealed.
“She approached Caitlyn about it and told her that she wants to put their differences aside for the sake of the family!”
“But Caitlyn knows Kris’s intentions," the insider added. "She basically told her, 'Show me the money!’”
As RadarOnline.com previously reported, the 61-year-old matriarch was devastated after the show got off to a rough start earlier this year, yielding the worst ratings in the history of the famous family.
However, last week’s episode – which featured Kris and Caitlyn at war over the trans activist’s shocking memoir The Secrets Of My Life – caused a 175% increase in ratings and was the second highest rated cable show in its time slot.
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