The sources confirmed that West has been residing at their residence in Wyoming in latest months, whereas his spouse stayed in California with their youngsters.

“They have been living separately for the last few months,” a good friend of Kardashian West advised CNN however requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the scenario. “They have been in marriage counseling and have discussed divorce, it’s on the table.”

“Divorce is something that has been discussed off and on for the past year but Kim has not wanted to move forward on that,” the second supply stated. “There is no drama or contentious relationship” the person added, they’re “amicable” and “fully aligned when it comes to the kids.”

Reports claimed that Kardashian West has additionally employed divorce lawyer Laura Wasser. However, CNN has realized that whereas Kardashian West is consulting along with her, the high-profile lawyer has been on retainer for years. Wasser represented Kardashian West in her divorce from now retired NBA participant Kris Humphries which was finalized in 2013. Kardashian West was additionally beforehand married to music producer Damon Thomas. Kanye West was beforehand engaged to designer Alex Phifer.

CNN has reached out to representatives for the couple for remark.

The two stars, who married in a lavish wedding ceremony in Italy in 2014, are the mother and father of 4 youngsters.

They first met within the early 2000s, however it might be years earlier than they turned romantically concerned.

In 2019, West interviewed Kardashian West for Vogue Arabia and requested her concerning the first time they met.

“This was before you released your first album and you were known as a music producer. I was really shy. You thought I was [singer] Brandy’s assistant, which I wasn’t,” Kardashian West recalled. “Ever since you said that, it’s everywhere… like “Kim is Brandy’s assistant.” I was her friend and stylist. [laughs]. I thought you were attractive, nice, very charming, really funny, powerful — I was in awe of you, but I was really shy, quiet, and a little nervous, to be honest.”

But each would have high-profile relationships earlier than they went public with their love in 2012.

Daughter North was born in 2013, and West famously proposed to his daughter’s mom in an almost empty sports activities stadium and hiring an orchestra whereas her household watched from close by — all of which was documented and shared on their common E! actuality sequence, “Keeping Up With The Kardashians.”

Following their wedding ceremony in Florence, Italy they welcomed son, Saint, in 2015, adopted by daughter, Chicago, in 2018 and son, Psalm, in 2019.

The couple supported one another by way of powerful instances, together with Kardashian West being robbed at gunpoint in Paris in 2016 throughout a house invasion.

In 2018, he tweeted his admiration for his spouse.

“Gratitude and happiness best describe what my wife means to me,” he wrote. “I’m deeply grateful and purely happy.”

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West in 2018.

She typically spoke out in protection of her husband, who has stirred controversy at instances for provocative tweets and feedback, in addition to for his assist of President Donald Trump.

In 2018, his notorious rant contained in the oval workplace, spanned matters from his psychological well being to jail reform to what sort of airplane Trump ought to fly in.
He additionally introduced a run for the presidency in 2020.

West has spoken publicly about his psychological well being and bipolar dysfunction.

“You have this moment [where] you feel everyone wants to kill you. You pretty much don’t trust anyone,” West advised David Letterman, in 2019, as a part of Letterman’s Netflix sequence, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.”

West described what it is wish to have a manic episode with bipolar dysfunction.

“When you’re in this state, you’re hyper-paranoid about everything, everyone,” West defined. “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,” he stated.

His spouse known as it an emotional course of in an interview with American Vogue in 2019.

“We can definitely feel episodes coming and we know how to handle them,” she stated. “For him, being on medication is not really an option, because it just changes who he is.”

In July, she sought understanding from the general public after West gave the impression to be struggling.

“I understand Kanye is subject to criticism because he is a public figure and his actions at times can cause strong opinions and emotions,” she wrote in a press release shared on social media. “He is a brilliant but complicated person who on top of the pressures of being an artist and a black man, who experienced the painful loss of his mother, and has to deal with the pressure and isolation that is heightened by his bi-polar disorder. Those who are close with Kanye know his heart and understand his words sometimes do not align with his intentions.”