Feeling the heartbreak. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s cut up has been “especially tough” on the rapper, a supply near West completely tells Us Weekly.
“Kanye has been trying to throw himself into work the past few weeks, but it’s been hard to stay focused with the split weighing on him,” the insider says, noting Friday, February 19’s divorce information was tough on him regardless that he “knew it was coming.”
The Yeezy designer has been “distant” and “unresponsive” amid the estranged couple’s divorce drama “as he processes everything that’s going on,” the supply says.
Although amicable, the top of the pair’s relationship is one thing that West, 43, remains to be attempting to wrap his head round.
“Kim was always Kanye’s dream girl — even before they got together — so the thought of her not being his wife anymore is a lot to take in,” the insider provides. “Whether it’s the best decision for their family or not.”
Us confirmed on Friday that Kardashian, 40, filed for divorce from West after six years of marriage. The Skims founder is looking for joint bodily and authorized custody of the pair’s 4 youngsters — North, 7, Saint, 5, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 21 months.
A supply informed Us on the time that the duo’s divorce was drama free and didn’t come as a shock to the household.
“Kanye had moved out of the family mansion before Christmas,” the insider mentioned, noting that West solely got here again to L.A. through the holidays to see his youngsters.
The supply added that Kardashian and West’s “values just didn’t align,” however the divorce itself “isn’t expected to get nasty.”
Last month, a supply informed Us that the KKW Beauty founder was “done” with the musician’s “unpredictable outbursts.” An insider added that the pair “had a big fight” the month prior the place “Kanye blew up at Kim and she was really upset.” The supply mentioned that issues didn’t heal after that.
The duo’s relationship hit a serious bump six months prior when West revealed throughout his South Carolina presidential marketing campaign rally speech in July 2020 that the couple virtually aborted North. The “Jesus Walks” rapper then went on a Twitter rant, accusing Kardashian of attempting to lock him up and claiming he had been attempting to divorce her for 2 years.
Following the outburst, a supply revealed to Us that the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star put divorce lawyer Laura Wasser on “retainer” through the summer season of 2020 after meeting.
Ahead of this month’s divorce submitting, a supply informed Us that Kardashian has been in “individual counseling and is at peace with where her life is headed.”
The actuality star and the Grammy winner wed in Florence, Italy, in May 2014, practically one year after welcoming their first youngster. Kardashian was beforehand married to Kris Humphries, whom she cut up from after 72 days of marriage in 2012.
With reporting by Nicholas Hautman