KIM Kardashian and Kanye West’s marriage is said to have turned “downright toxic” as it’s reported the couple had several “nasty blowups” before their break up.
Earlier this month, it was reported that the KUWTK star, 40, is “done” with the rapper, 43, and is planning to “divorce” him.
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Kim and Kanye’s marriage is thought to have turned toxicCredit: Instagram
Speaking to Us Weekly, they said: “Kim and Kanye had no option but to live apart in the end because the communication between them had gotten so downright toxic.”
According to the source, the couple went into the latter part of 2020 with the very best of intentions to try and find a way to get along.
However, the source revealed that tensions “reached the point where the bickering turned to nasty blowups and confrontations, and since neither of them wanted the kids exposed to that type of hostility, they [stayed] apart.”
Kanye has been holed up at his ranch in WyomingCredit: Getty Images
Kim has stayed in LA with the couple’s four childrenCredit: Instagram
Kim and Kanye are believed to have been keeping their distance from one another for the sake of their childrenCredit: kim kardashian / instagram
Thanks to their efforts Kim and Kanye’s children – North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, two, and Psalm, one – know nothing of the their parents woes.
“The kids don’t know anything about the problems their parents are having,” an insider told the US Weekly.
“Their kids are very used to their dad living in another state,” they said.
Cracks between the two appeared to the public last yearCredit: kim kardashian / instagram
Kanye’s failed presidential campaign is thought to have put strain on the couple’s relationshipCredit: Getty Images
“Kim is over Kanye’s chaos, and at this point she just wants to focus on the kids and her own life,” they said.
“If I had to say the final straw, I believe it was a combination of the Presidential run and his Twitter rants.
Kim and Kanye have been married for six yearsCredit: Handout – Getty
They have four beautiful children togetherCredit: Refer to Caption
“It created havoc at home. And though Kim is well aware of his issues [bipolar disorder], and tried to help him, she realized it was futile.”
The news comes after The Sun exclusively revealed that Kanye’s paranoid behavior resulted in key members of his staff – including security guards – quitting while two of his workers “created friction” with his A-list pals.
The source said the staff “become involved in personal issues, business issues and everybody else’s issues” – which has rubbed the rapper’s inner circle of musicians, fashion workers and hangers on the wrong way.
Kanye has reportedly been holed at his $14million ranch and it’s believed that his security guards had told him the people around him were compromising his safety and making their jobs difficult.
Kim’s family have been rallying around the reality starCredit: Splash News
The children are thought to know nothing about their parents’ marriage woesCredit: Refer to Caption
The source said he is concerned for the star’s mental health after years of trying to manage his bipolar condition and he is worried he may never again be well.
“He suffers from terrible paranoia when he’s not channeling all his efforts into his art,” they told The Sun. “Paranoia is a byproduct of his sickness.
“He’s very fortunate that he can put his energy into his art, his creativity.”
“I don’t know if there is a solution for his kind of sickness.”
Kanye went through a particularly traumatic bipolar episode last yearCredit: Instagram
Kanye is believed to be rewriting his album to be about his and Kim’s splitCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Earlier this week, The Sun reported Yeezy has completed building his Star Wars-inspired housing “pods” at his ranch.
Make-up artist influencer Jeffree Star has also recently denied reports he had hooked up with Kanye in Wyoming where he also now lives.
The Sun also revealed that Kanye is “re-writing his long-delayed album, Donda – which was due for release last July – to be about his split” from wife Kim.