Kardashian family members are rumored to have already filmed scenes of themselves openly discussing Kanye West’s mental meltdown for upcoming episodes of the family’s Keeping Up With the Kardashians reality show.
Entertainment Tonight reports the scenes involving a “few members” of West’s immediate family are slated to air sometime next season. West himself is said to have refrained from appearing in any of those segments and given her added role of executive producer for the show, Kim Kardashian is expected to decide which scenes her husband is talked about in will actually make it through final edits.
“He’s never been a fan of having the cameras around him,” said a source, hinting that getting him to do anything for the show remains a tough balancing act and production cameras were never allowed in his room during his recent nine-day hospital stay at the UCLA Medical Center where he was treated for what’s been described as sleep deprivation and mental exhaustion.
The 39-year-old rapper is now back home and receiving outpatient treatment. Sources also insist all the rumors about the couple now living apart and headed for a split are patently false, including rumblings that the 36-year-old Kardashian plans to seek full custody of the couple’s two young children, 3-year-old North and 1-year-old Saint.
“Kim and Kanye are 100 percent together,” said a source, adding that the couple is “more in love than ever.”
Earlier this week, West was seen out in public for the first time since being back at home. The “Jesus Walks” rapper sported a new blond hairdo as he calmly walked through an art exhibit in Los Angeles.
Later, while attending a GQ Men of the Year Party in Hollywood, rap star buddy French Montana publicly pronounced West on the fast track to a full recovery and improving by the day.
“He’s doing great,” he said. “He’s a strong guy. He’s been through a lot and you know, this is just another hurdle in the way, you know what I’m saying? I mean, I love everything he been doing, man. I feel like he’s speaking the truth, you know what I’m saying? I’m with him, that’s my big brother.”
The 32-year-old Montana recently split from ex-girlfriend Khloe Kardashian, but has remained close with the family, including collaborating with West on the 2016 hit single “Figure It Out.”
“Yeah, I mean, I love them all,” he added.
West first set off alarm bells when he took the stage for several performances on his “Saint Pablo Tour” and began ranting about the most bizarre of things.
In one instance, he blasted Beyonce for having cheated to win the MTV Video of the Year Award she recently earned and hinted that Jay- Z once sent out contract killers to track him down.
Around that same time, West boasted that if he had voted in the recently concluded, hotly contested presidential election, he would have cast his ballot for republican winner Donald Trump.
West has always been viewed as somewhat of an icon in the hip-hop community for his outspoken ways, including once taking the stage the height of all the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina to declare “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.”
More recently, multiple news reports have surfaced indicating Beyonce is now working to convince her husband to let bygones be bygones and work to repair his fractured relationship with West.
Despite his year of struggles, which included his wife being robbed at gunpoint while in Paris for Fashion Week, West was recently nominated for eight Grammy Awards, tied with Rihanna and Drake and trailing only Beyonce at nine for most nominations.
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