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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West divorce saga

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Divorce Saga

Kim Kardashian is a media personality who has always been in the news for various reasons ranging from her sex tape leak to her high-profile relationships. Recently the socialite has been in the news because of her messy divorce with singer Kanye West. Due to the Reality star’s show ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’, the audience has a good idea about Kim’s and her family’s glamorous life and now as she is getting divorced and dating again, the general audience it seems is too involved. And why not? With seven years of marriage and four kids, Kim and Kanye were seen as one of the strongest couples in Hollywood. However, the not much shocking break-up saw Kanye washing his dirty linen in public while Kim maintained her dignity and kept silent about the issue. Read on to know how the couple started dating and what led to their unpleasant break-up.

How they met

The couple met for the first time in the early 2000s when Kim was not a household name, and even Kanye did not know much about her. The couple remained distant friends till 2008 and connected when they met on a show called Alligator Boots. Kim and Kanye were friends for an extended period and dated and even married other people in this duration. Kim even married NBA player Kris Humphries in 2011 but divorced him only after just two months of marriage. According to Kim, the divorce led her to Kanye as when she was down and depressed about the divorce, Kanye asked her to come to Paris to see his fashion show. Once she reached Paris, she stayed with Kanye and fell in love with him, her only regret being why didn’t she do it sooner.

Marriage and family

In 2013, the couple’s first child was born, and Kanye was with Kim at every step. He then proposed to Kim in the same year, and the couple tied the knot the following year. From 2014-to 2019, the couple had three more kids and seemed to have a happy life. Due to Kim’s show and Kanye’s music, they were constantly in the limelight.

The relationship going downhill…

In 2020, cracks were visible in the couple’s relationship. Kanye revealed his plan to run for President of the United States and soon unveiled some personal information about his wife, leaving her upset. What followed were a series of Tweets from the rapper where he mentioned how his wife confined him and how he would divorce her. A couple of days later, Kim shared that her husband has bipolar disorder and urged people to show compassion towards him.

The speculations about the divorce

In December 2020, Kim posted a picture in which her engagement ring was missing, which led to the rumors of the couple’s split. There were also reports from sources close to the couple stating that the couple has already separated and only a legal divorce is pending. The couple were reportedly together only for kids and were frustrated with each other. However, Kim showed maturity and wanted to think about her kids. It was speculated that the reason for the rift was that due to her work and kids, and so Kim could not spend a lot of time with Kanye. Kanye was also irritated with the Kardashian family drama and the amount of control Kris Jenner, Kim’s mother, had on their lives. However, sources close to Kanye said that he loved his wife a lot but could not do anything to save the relationship, making him sad and anxious.

The Divorce

A couple of months into 2021, it was confirmed that the couple was taking a divorce. Kim opened up about her divorce on Keeping Up With the Kardashians and stated that although it felt like a failure to be divorced the third time, Kanye deserved someone who would move with him and Kim was not someone who could do that. She said she wanted to be happy and be with someone with whom she would have something in common.

A hope

In July, the West family was seen in the Asian Art Museum, where they were spending time like a typical family. By this time, rumors of Kanye dating Russian model Irina Shayk had also died down, giving hope of reconciliation. However, nothing like this happened.

Kanye’s drama

While there were rumors of Kim dating comedian Pete Davidson, Kanye revealed that he wanted his wife back and wanted to stay married to her. According to him, the divorce was not on the papers, and he wanted to give a complete family to his kids. After this, it was not uncommon for the rapper to profess his love for his estranged wife on TV, which left Kim embarrassed. Kim was not affected by West’s drama and was adamant and moving forward with her divorce.

Things became scary when Kanye’s obsession got to other levels as he purchased a property direly across the mansion he shared with his ex-wife. All this while, Kim tried to keep her calm and kept mum as she wanted things to end on cordial terms. Even after that, when there were many more public allegations from the rapper against Kim, the socialite had no other option than to come out and speak about the toll Kanye’s many media interviews were taking on her and her kids.

With the couple’s marriage officially dissolved, we can only hope that things become better between the two and they learn to co-parent their kids and keep them away from the drama.

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Rapper Kanye West Files to Legally Change Name to Ye

Rapper Kanye West Files to Legally Change Name to Ye

Kanye West has filed court documents to officially change his name to Ye.

The 44-year old music star and fashion designer from Atlanta, has filed court documents to a Los Angeles court to legally replace his name. His aim is to get rid of his current official full name, Kanye Omari West, in favour of Ye, the two-letter long nickname, which he has been referring himself for a number of years on his social media pages. This will be without any middle name or last name as stated by the Los Angeles Superior Court filing.

This comes around 3 years after he tweeted about his plan to change his named, following the release of his album titled Ye, in 2018. In various interview, West said that the as well as the name being an abbreviation of his first name, it is also a name which has religious significance to him as it is heavily referred to throughout the Bible.

“I believe ‘ye’ is the most commonly used word in the Bible, and in the Bible, it means ‘you,’” the rapper said explaining the changes in an interview with popular American radio host, Big Boy.

“So I’m you, I’m us, it’s us. It went from Kanye, which means the only one, to just Ye – just being a reflection of our good, our bad, our confused, everything.”

West is due to release his much anticipated tenth studio album, Donda, named after his late mother, imminently, despite there already being numerous delays for the release. A playback of it was recently played at Soldier Field stadium in Chicago last Thursday. The album is a follow-up to his 2019 gospel album Jesus is King, which was crowned best contemporary Christian music album at the Grammys earlier in the year.

In addition, West is currently in the centre of a divorce from reality TV start Kim Kardashian, who announced they are getting a divorce in February after nearly seven years together. They share 4 children, North aged 7, Saint aged 5, Chicago aged 3, and Psalm aged 2.

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Kanye West debuts his Yeezy Season 8 collection prototypes

Yeezy Season 8 Debuts & North West Raps

Paris Fashion week received some of North West’s experimental (and borrowed) bars during Yeezy Season 8 Fashion show this week. On Monday, Kanye West brought his sought after Yeezy brand to the runway where it was met with mixed reviews. Placed in a venue as complex as the collection, fashion mavens piled into the Espace Niemeyer, which is known as the headquarters for the French Communist Party. Those who received invitations knew they were in for a treat when they found that invites included both a bundle of white sage and rattlesnake eggs.

Muted pastel puffer coats, oversized slides and puffer crops made for a cloudy and dreamy aesthetic, but still was heavy on the confusion. Where a lot of the structure was puffy with a muted color scheme, there were also blocky shoes with abrasive neon colors in the collection. However, when questioned about Yeezy Season 8, West openly admitted that a lot of the ideas were not completed finished, and prices haven’t even been set yet. Kanye admitted that he was doing some experimental approached to the fabric in this latest collection.

“The wool will be from [the sheep on my ranch]. We’re just looking at different ways to approach things. Ninety-percent of this collection is muslin it its original fabric. We’ve been looking at how we can create a suede effect or how we can dye it. This is all experimental. Each one of the pieces here is in its infant stage. They’re all new inventions and new approaches to apparel. Now, I’m looking at them, and thinking, where I can take them with their color and forms,” Kanye explained.

The Yeezy Season 8 show was the first he has had over two years since Yeezy Season 5. However, this will be be one of the most talked about ones with the newfound rap career of his 6-year-old daughter, North West, or how she likes to introduce herself, “Hi, I’m Northie.”

North West barked her own rendition of ZaZa’s “What I Do”, which caused a giddy reaction from the audience, however ZaZa’s mother wasn’t so enthused who posted an Instagram post highlighting the fact that North had the performed the song without giving ZaZa any credit.

However, Kim apologized and later mentioned ZaZa on Twitter and how North hopes that the 5-year-old raptress liked the remix.

All in all, it seems that Yeezy Season 8 was one of the highlights so far of Paris Fashion Week.

Kanye West Opens Up About Being Bipolar and His Mental Health

A recently released sneak peak of David Letterman’s Netflix show, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction reveals Kanye West opening up about his mental health struggles. In the interview, the rapper candidly narrates his personal experiences being bipolar and coping with the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Speaking about how bipolar has affected him, he tells Letterman, “You have this moment [where] you feel everyone wants to kill you. You pretty much don’t trust anyone…When you’re in this state, you’re hyper-paranoid about everything, everyone.

“This is my experience, other people have different experiences. Everyone now is an actor. Everything’s a conspiracy. You feel the government is putting chips in your head. You feel you’re being recorded. You feel all these things.”

Kanye West’s mental health journey

Concerns regarding Kanye West’s mental health first came to light in 2016, after the rapper was hospitalized at Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center following, what was classified at the time, a psychiatric emergency. The hospitalisation was believed to the result of chronic sleep deprivation and subsequent mental exhaustion and occurred just hours after Kanye cancelled his remaining performances on his Saint Pablo Tour.

Two years after his November hospitalisation, Kanye discussed his bi-polar diagnosis through his album, Ye,which was released in June 2018. Debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200, the album featured artists such as Ty Dolla Sign, Caroline Shaw, Benny Blanco, Irv Gotti and Che Pop.

The album’s name originates from the word “ye” in the Bible and touches upon the last two letters of Kanye’s name that also appear in his Twitter handle.

Bipolar is my ‘superpower’

In a video interview with Big Boy TV, Kanye gave during his picturesque listening party for the album in Wyoming, he discussed the origins of the album’s name in greater detail, “Ye” means “you”… It went from Kanye, which means “the only one,” to just Ye —just being a reflection of our good, our bad, our confused, everything. The album is more of a reflection of who we are.”

The lyrics forming the album’s lead single, “Yikes,” directly confront his symptoms of bipolar disorder and expresses to the audience the importance of prioritizing getting help. Kanye wraps up the single’s chorus, “Yikes, shit can get menacin’, frightenin’, find help” and “Sometimes I scare myself, myself,” by titling his bipolar his ‘superpower’. “Yikes” seeks to absolve the stigma placed onto individuals with bipolar and mental illnesses, and Kanye emphasizes this by asserting that his bipolar disorder has turned him into a superhero.

Fighting the stigma around mental illness

The stigma of crazy attached to mental illness is a subject Kanye describes to David Lettermanas another way of society being able to “write you off.”

He tells Letterman, “They love to cut your sentences off halfway. What you say doesn’t mean as much. Sometimes, for me, I think it’s a form of protection for me, because if I’m peeping something that people don’t want me to think about or know as a celebrity, ‘Oh, he’s just crazy,’ and then I go home. If they didn’t think I was crazy, it may be a problem.”

The full interview is set to be aired on May 31 on Netflix.

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Everything There is to Know About Psalm West

The name and first photos of Psalm West, the fourth child of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, were shared this weekend in a tweet from Kim.

The post showed a screenshot of a text conversation with husband, Kanye, saying ” We are blessed beyond measure. We have everything we need.”

Psalm’s birth was announced on May 10—a week that was noteworthy for the number of babies birthed into immense privilege and wealth.

Psalm West was born via surrogate and joins three older siblings—North (age 5), Saint (age 3) and Chicago (1).

Kim, now a mom-of-four as well as an aspiring layer, wrote that her new baby boy is “perfect.”

Kim and Kanye confirmed in January that they were expecting a fourth child, their second to be born via surrogate, after Kim endured difficult and high-risk pregnancies with her first two children.

While it seems like there is always a Kardashian-Jenner with a baby on the way, Kim has confirmed that Psalm is her last, as it was revealed that this was the last embryo the couple had left.

To celebrate Psalm’s coming, the Kardashian-Jenner clan held a CBD-themed baby shower that focused on all things meditation and relaxation last month.

Psalm West is Kris Jenner’s tenth grandchild.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Expecting Baby No. 4

According to US Weekly, Kardashian, 38, and West, 41, are expecting a fourth child via surrogate.

The baby is reportedly due in “very early May,” although the couple are yet to comment on the circulating news.

Kardashian is said to have only one fertilized embryo remaining and will be using the same surrogate who carried her daughter Chicago—born 12 months ago, on January 15.

The couple currently have three children. The new baby, reportedly a boy, will also join sister North, 5, and brother Saint, 3.

Suffering from health issues in her previous pregnancies, Kardashian turned to a surrogate for her youngest daughter after doctors advised her not to get pregnant again naturally.

She has previously opened up about her complications and battle with placenta accreta, a condition where the placenta grows too deeply into the uterine wall.

“There were a couple of little operations to fix all that, so that created a little hole in my uterus, which I think made it really tough to get pregnant again,” she told C Magazine.

The identity of the surrogate who carried Chicago remains unknown, but she did make an anonymous cameo on Keeping Up with the Kardashians last year and her first name was revealed to be Lorena.

“My surrogate is such a nice person, my family absolutely loves her and I’m so grateful,” the reality star said in the episode.

Following Chicago’s birth, she said: “I enjoyed the surrogacy process. When it came time to breastfeed, I realized it was the best decision I have made—it’s a game changer.

“I can spend so much more time with the older kids, getting them used to the new baby.”

In more recent episodes of the show, Kardashian spilled that “Kanye wants to have more children.”

“He’s been harassing me. He wants like seven. He’s like stuck on seven,” she said.

Speaking to E! News in August 2018, Kardashian shot down rumors that the couple were planning for baby number four. However, she was clearly not opposed to the idea.

“None of that was true…but I’ve been really open about it and talked about it on our show, so…I don’t know.”

Meanwhile, a source stated that some of her sisters are also thinking about getting pregnant again.

Born within a few months of each other, cousins Chicago West, Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott’s 11-month-old daughter Stormi Webster, and Khloé Karashian and Tristan Thompson’s eight-month-old daughter True Thompson, have become known as the “triplets”.

Another Kardashian-Jenner baby boom may well be on the horizon.

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Run for President

Kanye West to Run for President

Kanye West, rap artist and husband to reality TV star Kim Kardashian, has announced that he will run for president in 2024.

This is not the first time that West has made claims on the Whitehouse. At the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, he declared: “I have decided in 2020 to run for president”.

In a recent radio interview with DJ Pharris on Power 92 Chicago, he added, “Yes, 100 percent it could happen…2024”. He has further tweeted a simple “2024” and “#Kanye2024”—apparently postponing his plans to run for office.

“If I decide to do it, it will be done, I’m not going to try,” West said. He also stated that one of his biggest aims as president would be to make sure that “the medical industry flourishes”.

His other concern was for “paper”—money. “I’m not going in, when I become president, to f**k up the paper, because I tell you what? Trump ain’t f***ing up the paper. Those jobs are up, those taxes are being saved,” he said.

West’s support for conservative US president, Donald Trump is no secret. The rapper previously publicized his meeting with the president where the two discussed “multicultural issues”.

Nevertheless, West has also disagreed with certain Trump policies in the past. He informed Pharris that he “had love” for both Trump and left wing senator, Bernie Sanders.

“For someone to say you can’t ride with both sides…it’s like a modern idea of gang banging or something…even red or blue—it’s still red or blue. It’s divisions,” he said. “We don’t need to think in divisions. We need to think in arms because we’re actually one race, one people, one civilization.”

Like with most of his statements, West’s claim to run for president has received both attention and criticism. We’re undecided if West as president is the worst or best idea we’ve ever heard.

Watch the full interview with Pharris here.

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