After over six years of marriage, Kim Kardashian has reportedly filed to divorce Kanye West. TMZ broke the news on Friday (February 19), writing that unnamed sources “say it is as amicable as a divorce may be.”
The information comes as a near a rocky year-and-change for the superstar pair. Rumors of their break up started circulating in early January, however by then, it appeared the nail was already within the coffin. Kanye’s sensational but in the end failed presidential marketing campaign, which he first hinted at again on the VMAs in 2015, included a rally in South Carolina the place he claimed Kim was making an attempt to “lock [him] up” and divulged a private story concerning the actuality star virtually searching for an abortion.
On the time, a supply per Page Six mentioned that “Kim [was] mortified,” whereas the household reportedly believed he was struggling together with his psychological well being. The 2 spent a lot of 2020 dwelling in separate states, with Kanye spending the vacations away from the remainder of the household at their Wyoming ranch. A blow-out argument in December was apparently the ultimate straw.
However regardless of the tumult of the previous yr, the 2 have reportedly navigated the break up, which was filed by famend divorce legal professional Laura Wasser, with cordiality. Kim and Kanye share 4 youngsters — North, Chicago, Saint, and Psalm — for whom the truth star has reportedly requested for joint custody. TMZ reported that they’re ready to co-parent, whereas different shops have previously written that she needs him within the childrens’ lives.
Kim and Kanye first met within the early 2000s and have been married at a grand ceremony in Florence, Italy, in Could 2014. Kanye first appeared on Conserving Up with the Kardashians in 2010, and although he has expressed that he would not like showing on the present, their marital struggles will reportedly be captured within the forthcoming final season. Sources near him have mentioned he’s unsurprisingly “lower than thrilled” about it, per Us Weekly.
In the meantime, Kim has apparently been searching for counseling solo and is “at peace with the place her life is headed,” as she continues to pursue her legislation diploma and co-parent her 4 children. Neither she nor Kanye has publicly commented on the divorce proceedings.