Kris Jenner’s Nostalgic Birthday Party Did Not Include Caitlyn

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The world’s greatest momager turned 64 this week, and celebrated by going back in time. 
On Tuesday, Kim Kardashian posted an Instagram video revealing how the family celebrated her mother, starmaker, and meme queen Kris Jenner. The family and some of Kris’ closest friends visited the Kardashian clan’s former home, complete with some of the trappings of their life in the house. One such detail was a Mercedes 560 SL, complete with the vanity license plate “2 DIE 4” — a replica of the one Kris used to drive. 
The day was the perfect gift for “sentimental” Kris, Kim wrote on Instagram, and particularly special because it was the childhood home shared with the late Kardashian patriarch, OJ Simpson lawyer Robert Kardashian. Despite being divorced from Kris at the time of his death, Robert and Kris were dear friends, and Kris speaks of him fondly. 
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“All of our memories live here especially with our dad. It’s where each Kardashian child was born and made us who we are,” Kim wrote on Instagram. “Growing up, the home had the most ridiculous wallpaper and kitchen set! I remade all of our table settings, decor out of the same fabric and print as the wallpaper. We had lunch at the home as if it hadn’t changed and we cried the entire time.” 
Kris teared up in the video of Kim revealing the surprise, but the reality star added that she, too, got emotional. 
“This was the most special, nostalgic day of my life and we felt my dad’s presence enjoying this day with us!” Kim added in the post. “I kept it together and didn’t cry the entire lunch even though I cried during the entire planning process. But at the end I went into my old bathroom, closed the door and cried so hard.”
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Today we celebrate my mom. Anyone that knows her, knows how sentimental she is. For her birthday I planned a small lunch, with just her kids and her closest friends of 40 + years. I sent out invites with a location where we all met. When everyone arrived, I told them I had a surprise and this wasn’t where we would be eating. I then gave everyone the REAL invitation and once everyone saw the address for where we would be going tears filled the room. I rented our childhood home. All of our memories live here especially with our dad. It’s where each Kardashian child was born and made us who we are. Growing up, the home had the most ridiculous wallpaper and kitchen set! I remade all of our table settings, decor out of the same fabric and print as the wallpaper. We had lunch at the home as if it hadn’t changed and we cried the entire time. When we walked out to get our cars to drive there, I had another surprise! I had rented every car my parents ever owned. I had some waiting outside so we could drive them to the house and the rest were lined up in the driveway of the house exactly how my parents used to have them parked. I even remade the exact license plates. (Yes my mom had a 2 DIE 4 license plate!) We drove to the home in these cars and relived our childhood! This was the best day ever. I am so proud I was able to keep such a meaningful surprise a secret from my mom and sisters for weeks! This was the most special, nostalgic day of my life and we felt my dad’s presence enjoying this day with us! I kept it together and didn’t cry the entire lunch even though I cried during the entire planning process. But at the end I went into my old bathroom, closed the door and cried so hard.

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Naturally, all of Kris’ daughters were in attendance at the event (it’s unclear if the notoriously camera shy Rob Kardashian, her son, made the festivities) and each took to social media to share their own special message to their beloved mom. One person who also shared kind words about Kris was ex Caitlyn Jenner, whom has had a rocky relationship with the Kardashians ever since she wrote negatively about Kris in memoir The Secrets of My Life
“Happy birthday to this special woman! What an amazing mother and business woman you are. Love you!” Caitlyn wrote on Instagram Tuesday. 
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While Kendall and Kylie Jenner, the daughters that Caitlyn and Jenner share, added heart emojis to the comments section, Kris has yet to write a “thank you!” message on Caitlyn’s post — despite doing so for many other people's messages. 
Kris may get sentimental about going back in time, but that doesn't mean she necessarily wants to revisit her relationship with Caitlyn.
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