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Kourtney Kardashian Surprised By Relationship With Travis Barker, Source Says

Kourtney Kardashian Surprised By Relationship With Travis Barker, Source Says
February 18, 2021 - 04:46 / Hayley Paskevich

A source has opened up about Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker's relationship, which the reality star recently made official! While Kardashian didn't expect anything more than friendship to come from it, Barker reportedly "liked her for a long time." Find out more here! 

Kourtney Kardashian's latest relationship has taken many people by surprise— including her! As People shares, a source has opened up about Kardashian's romance with Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, which the reality star recently confirmed on social media!

Kardashian and Barker have been friends for years

Kardashian made things Instagram official with Barker on Tuesday, sharing a sweet close-up photo of just their hands. While she didn't tag him in the picture, many fans were quick to recognize the musician's tattoos! "Kourtney is very happy with Travis," the source told People. "She wanted to confirm their relationship, because it's something positive."

The insider also mentioned that Kardashian and Barker's relationship started out as a platonic one, sharing that the former Keeping Up with the Kardashians star was "single for a while and didn't expect that their relationship would turn romantic." Now that she and Barker are officially dating though, Kardashian "feels very fortunate and loves spending time with Travis."

Barker is said to have liked Kardashian "for a long time"

Kardashian may have only started dating the Blink-182 drummer in January, but he was reportedly interested in her long before they became a couple! "He's liked her for a long time and she just got more open to the idea," another source told People last month. "He's a good guy and a really great dad."

Along with her ex, Scott Disick, Kardashian co-parents 11-year-old Mason, 8-year-old Penelope, and 6-year-old Reign. As for Barker, he and his ex-wife, Shanna Moakler, share 21-year-old Atiana, 17-year-old Landon, and 15-year-old Alabama! "Her family and friends all really like him," the insider shared. Their kids all get along too, which is sweet."