Kim Kardashian is reportedly planning to divorce Kanye West, setting up what could be a messy and expensive custody battle for their daughter, North West.
Within the past few weeks, rumors have been building that Kim is planning to leave Kanye. She was spotted without her wedding ring, was rumored to be meeting with divorce attorneys, and planning to sell her divorce story to a tabloid for $500,000.
The couple put on a good public face for the recent Paris Fashion Week, but now that it has concluded the divorce rumors are again pickup up steam.
The gossip site Celeb Dirty Laundry cited unnamed sources that claim the couple is headed for a heated split.
“Kim and Kanye’s marriage has been basically over for months now. The ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashian’ star has been desperately trying to get pregnant with a second baby – in hopes that it would save their relationship. But, after months of unsuccessfully trying to get pregnant, Kim has given up hope and has begun the divorce proceedings. Of course Kim’s momager Kris Jenner has been encouraging her daughter to sever ties from the controversial and crazy rapper for a while now – and is poised to make her and her daughter millions of dollars over the news.”
The report also claims that Kim and Kanye are headed for a battle over daughter, North West.
It is difficult to determine just how much truth there is to the Kim Kardashian and Kanye West divorce rumors. As the report noted, the couple seemed very close and affectionate in Paris, going to shows together and spending time with North West.
Other sources, including an insider who spoke to the rumor-debunking site Gossip Cop, claim that everything is fine between the famous couple. And Kim Kardashian has spoken openly about her desire to have a second child.
In a clip from her reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kim told sister Khloe in graphic detail just how much she and Kanye have been trying to get pregnant again.
“I’ve been having sex 500 times a day,” Kim told a clearly disturbed Khloe.
This is not the first time that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have faced divorce rumors. Several times over the course of the last few years reports have indicated that one or the other is planning divorce, but the reports have never panned out.
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