20th February 2021 / 10:14 am
/ CBS News

Kim Kardashian West has filed for divorce from husband Kanye West, which her publicist confirmed to CBS News on Friday that the reality star and Grammy-winning hip-hop artist was long rumored to be her six-year-old Marriage would end

The two married in Italy in 2014 after the birth of their first daughter North (7) and had three more children: Saint (5), Chicago (3) and Psalm (1) It was Kardashian’s third marriage, their first marriage with producer Damon Thomas and the second with basketball player Kris Humphreys and the first for West

The news comes after a tumultuous year for the couple, 43-year-old West announced on Twitter in July what turned out to be a disorganized campaign for the presidency, a move he had been playing with for years and was quickly criticized for for accepting millions of federal funds for his Yeezy apparel and sneaker business

After making controversial statements at a rally in South Carolina and tweeting a series of late night comments to his wife, Kardashian stepped forward to discuss his ongoing struggles with bipolar disorder

“Anyone who has [bipolar disorder] or has a loved one in their life who knows how complicated and painful it is to understand,” wrote Kardashian on Instagram at the time. “I’ve never spoken publicly about it, how this has affected us at home because I am very protective of our children and Kanye’s right to privacy in relation to his health “

In September, 40-year-old Kardashian and her family announced the end of their long-running reality show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” the final season of which premieres next month

Kardashian turned to the legal profession during the last presidency, campaigning for criminal justice reform at Trump’s White House and helping win Alice Johnson’s release in 2018 She visited the White House last March to continue her efforts.She said she was studying to become a lawyer.Her father, Robert Kardashian, was a criminal defense attorney who once represented OJ Simpson and died in 2003

First published on 19 February 2021 / 6:06 p.m.

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