“Kanye has been making an attempt to throw himself into work the previous few weeks, nevertheless it’s been exhausting to remain targeted with the cut up weighing on him,” the insider says, noting Friday, February 19’s divorce news 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 the whole lot that’s happening,” the supply says.
Though amicable, the end of the pair’s relationship is one thing that West, 43, remains to be making an attempt to wrap his head round.
“Kim was at all times Kanye’s dream woman — even earlier than they received collectively — so the considered her not being his spouse anymore is lots to soak up,” the insider provides. “Whether or not it’s the perfect choice for his or her household or not.”
Us confirmed on Friday that Kardashian, 40, filed for divorce from West after six years of marriage. The Skims founder is in search of 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 household mansion earlier than Christmas,” the insider stated, 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 simply didn’t align,” however the divorce itself “isn’t anticipated to get nasty.”
Final month, a supply informed Us that the KKW Magnificence founder was “performed” 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 or he was actually upset.” The supply stated that issues didn’t heal after that.
The duo’s relationship hit a major 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 making an attempt to lock him up and claiming he had been trying to divorce her for two years.
Forward of this month’s divorce submitting, a supply informed Us that Kardashian has been in “particular person counseling and is at peace with the place her life is headed.”
The fact star and the Grammy winner wed in Florence, Italy, in Could 2014, almost one yr after welcoming their first baby. Kardashian was previously married to Kris Humphries, whom she cut up from after 72 days of marriage in 2012.
With reporting by Nicholas Hautman