Kim Kardashian West has filed for divorce, with a spokesperson for Ms. Kardashian West seeking to end her nearly seven-year marriage to Kanye West.
The spokeswoman, Christie Welder, would not elaborate on the filing, which would dissolve a celebrity association known as Kim.
Ms. Kardashian West, 40, and Mr. West, 43, have four children: North, Saint, Chicago and Bhajan.
Their wedding was an endless source for celebrity news, family turmoil and brand sponsors and was continuously tracked by the media. The elements of their faked relationship became fodder for the occasional episode of their long-running reality show, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” and have been documented by millions on their Instagram and Twitter accounts.
Mr. West, Millionaire Hip-hop artist and fashion mogul turned Christian Revivalist, Last year he said he was running for president, A move that worried and some of his close worries. Mr. West talked about his bipolar disorder in the past.
Ms. Kardashian West opened up about it for the first time after a campaign performance in Mr. West South Carolina, during which she broke down crying. Writing on Instagram, She called him a “brilliant but complex man” who is “faced with pressure and isolation that exacerbates his bipolar disorder.”
Before their courtship went public in 2012, Ms. Kardashian West and Mr. West had known each other for almost a decade. They were first introduced in about 2002 or 2003 by a mutual friend, singer Brandi. The pair were on May 24, 2014, in Fort de Belvedere, Florence, Italy, for two years before getting married in a $ 2.8 million dollar ceremony.