Always has the sister back. Kourtney Kardashian stepped for Kim Kardashian before filing for divorce from Kanye West.
“Kourtney went out of her way to be there for Kim this week,” a source reports exclusively Us weekly. “Kim was at Kourtney’s on Wednesday, [February 17,] as the preparations for [the Friday, February 19, divorce filing] have been completed. “
40-year-old Kim applies for joint custody of the estranged couple’s four children – North (7), Saint (5), Chicago (3) and Psalm (21 months) Us. She cited “irreconcilable differences” in the filing and asked a judge to enforce her preparations with West, 43. Their separation date was listed as “to be determined”.
The founder of KKW Beauty and the rapper sparked divided speculation in January. An insider said Us By the time she was “finished” with the marriage, the two had “been separated for many months,” while a second source revealed that Kim “wanted to finalize the divorce settlement prior to formal filing.” Us also previously reported that she had a lawyer Laura water on “Retainer” since summer 2020.
The duo, who tied the knot in May 2014, kept things civil before their formal split. “It was an amicable divorce and there was no drama,” a source said earlier this week.
Another source reiterated that the divorce did not happen suddenly. “The filing came as a surprise to neither of them. They both knew it was coming,” the insider said Us. “There is no one who leaves marriage. They both just grew apart. Both wanted the marriage to work – that’s why they put it off for so long. “
As for West, the breakup was “particularly tough” for him. “Kanye has been trying to throw himself into work for the past few weeks but it has been difficult to focus on the split that weighs on him,” said a source, noting that the news was difficult despite he ” knew they would come “. He was “aloof” and “unresponsive” during the divorce, “while dealing with everything that is going on”.
The Grammy winner continues to delve into the effects of the breakup. “Kim was always Kanye’s dream girl – even before they met – so the thought that she is no longer his wife is a lot to consider,” the insider said. “Whether or not it is the best decision for your family.”
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