Kim Kardashian, Kanye West’ Marriage ‘Turning Point’ Revealed


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West realized their marriage was over years earlier than their divorce.

The couple’s relationship hit a tough patch again in 2018 and reached the purpose of no return two years later, a supply completely instructed Us Weekly.

“The turning point in Kim and Kanye’s marriage was when he said that slavery was a choice,” the insider mentioned of the rapper’s controversial 2018 interview with TMZ. “They went through a really rough patch in the aftermath of that. Kim was completely mortified by Kanye’s ridiculous and outrageous comments. It took a lot for them to move past it, but they were able to eventually. But when Kanye told the world that he and Kim had discussed aborting North [in July 2020], it was the breaking point in their marriage.”

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Todd Williamson/Shutterstock; Aurore Marechal/Abaca Press/Startraks

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 40, couldn’t look previous the feedback her husband, 43, made when he kicked off his bid for the U.S. presidency with a rally in South Carolina, the place he broke down and cried as he mentioned abortion. He adopted it up days later with a tweet storm through which he claimed that Kardashian was attempting to lock him up underneath a 5150 psychiatric maintain and that he’d been attempting to divorce her for 2 years, alleging that she’d been untrue with Meek Mill.

“There was no turning back for Kim after that. She was able to brush off things that he said for shock value in the past, but she was in over her head as soon as he brought their children into it. She thought it was utterly unacceptable and freaked out over the thought of North one day reading about it,” the supply instructed Us. “From there, they were never able to get back to the place they were once in.”

Like most {couples}, Kardashian and the Grammy winner didn’t all the time see eye-to-eye. West’s continued controversies merely turned an excessive amount of for the truth star over time.

“Kim and Kanye, of course, had disagreements behind closed doors just like any other couple, but she asked him several times to be careful with the things he said in public, especially when it involved the kids,” the insider defined.

Back in July, Kardashian posted an announcement about her husband’s wrestle with psychological sickness and the toll it takes on family members. At the identical time, Us reported that she was consulting with a high-powered divorce lawyer. The couple have been not often seen collectively in public within the months that adopted.

Us confirmed that the Skims founder filed for divorce on Friday, February 19. They have been married for six years and share 4 youngsters: North, 7, Saint, 5, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 21 months.

Kardashian has had divorce lawyer Laura Wasser on “retainer” for the reason that summer season of 2020. An insider instructed Us in January that she deliberate to “focus on her business empire” amid the cut up.

“Kim has been in individual counseling and is at peace with where her life is headed,” the supply mentioned on the time.

There have been indicators the pair have been headed for divorce effectively earlier than TMZ broke the information on Friday. Us completely reported that they “had a big fight” in December 2020. “Kanye blew up at Kim and she was really upset. Things between them don’t seem to have healed since that,” the supply mentioned.

Another insider instructed Us it was “only a matter of time” earlier than Kardashian and West referred to as it quits. The pair had “been living separate lives for many months.”

With reporting by Nicholas Hautman

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