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According to two recent reports, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s marriage is going through some shifts. A source told E! Online, the couple does “their own thing,” adding, “They spend a lot of time separated.” Now, given that E! broadcast Keeping up with the Kardashians (for a final season, that is), there’s a zero chance the source is a Kris Jenner, but unfortunately. Kardashian and West are “focused on the things that matter to them,” the source said, including raising their four kids and their own “me time.” “She let him go and be who he is,” the source said of Kardashian’s current dynamic with West. “It is what it is.” The report from E !, published December 15, follows on from earlier reporting from People on December 11. A source told the magazine, “Kim has work and projects that are important to her, and Kanye has his. Their lives don’t overlap much. The source went on to say that Kardashian and West “lead many separate lives.”
The news comes after West was conspicuously absent from Kardashian’s 40th birthday party on the island. The party coincided with the final stretch of West’s controversial failed presidential run, but he did send his wife a hologram of her late father, Robert Kardashian. It wasn’t the first time West’s presidential bid got in the way of his relationship with Kardashian, either. In July, West tweeted a slew of personal details about his relationship with Kardashian and their family, after claiming at a meeting that he and Kardashian had once considered an abortion. At the time, Kardashian made a rare public statement about her husband’s mental health, asking for “ compassion and empathy. ” Shortly after, a source said People Kardashian wanted to “save her marriage” and was “unhappy” about his presidential run. End of August People West reported spending more time with Kardashian and their children, but a source later told “Page Six” that there could still be a divorce on the table after West spoke to Nick Cannon again about his views on abortion.
The latest news about Kimye State comes as the Kardashians prepare for the final season of their eponymous reality show, set for E! in 2021. On Disney’s busy investor day on December 10, the company announced that the Kardashians had signed a multi-year agreement to produce “new global content” with Hulu. Meanwhile, Khloé Kardashian also revealed on Twitter that the family would not be holding their iconic annual Christmas party due to COVID-19. But according to the source of E! Doesn’t that make Christmas a no-go for the Kardashian Wests. “They will spend Christmas Eve with the family with a quiet gathering,” the source said of the couple. “It won’t be like the past years, but they will do something as a family and all be together.”