Kanye West apparently isn’t very pleased with how the narrative of his divorce from Kim Kardashian is playing out in the media and would like everyone to know that it was actually him who wanted out first.
Since rumors of the couple’s split first began earlier this year, every source and insider professed that it was the reality star who was ending their marriage “for the sake of her kids and her own sanity.” But according to a source who spoke to Page Six this week, West is the one who has actually long wanted to end the relationship, blaming this warped portrayal of their split on the Kardashian’s “huge spin machine.” The insider explained that the rapper is “super annoyed that the story is being constantly presented as her divorcing him,” when, “Actually, it was him saying for a year that they have nothing in common except the kids and he wanted out. She pulled all the stops to try to save the marriage.” And while Kardashian was the first to take the formal legal steps to end their relationship, the source adds that’s because West wanted to let her “file first in order to give her dignity.”
At first, it looked like there was “no bad blood” between the two estranged stars as they successfully navigated co-parenting. But now, it seems that divorce detente may have only been possible because the pair have reportedly completely stopped talking to each other. Another source previously told Page Six that, “Even before Kim filed for divorce, Kanye changed his numbers and said, ‘You can contact me through my security.’ Despite this, she trusts him around the kids. He loves them and is seeing a lot of them. She leaves the house and he arrives and hangs out with the kids. They have an army of nannies so the transition is easy.”
But while this new report claims the breakup was all Kanye’s idea, someone who previously spoke to E! News asserted that it was Kim who was ready to file for months and the musician who was “upset” and “wishes they could have made it work.” They explained, “Kim was just tired of waiting. She tried to give it a chance. She wanted to do this last year. She gave it plenty of time but it’s just time to move on. There were no affairs. No one did anything bad. They grew apart.”
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