Why Lorne Michaels Met Up With Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian

Heads were turning during the Polo Lounge’s lunchtime rush Aug. 17.

Saturday Night Live honcho Lorne Michaels broke bread with Kris Jenner and one of her most famous clients, daughter Kim Kardashian. The trio huddled as power brokers like Jeffrey Katzenberg, billionaire developer Rick Caruso, French actor and Lupin star Omar Sy and film producer Stan Brooks dined (separately) at nearby tables.

Is a hosting gig on the horizon? Despite the official-looking lunch meeting, a rep for Jenner tells The Hollywood Reporter that the meal was not about any specific project, but rather a general catch-up.

No word on who paid.

This story first appeared in the Aug. 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Click here to subscribe.

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