2021-02-18 17:46:48 UTC
Kanye West 'is anxious and very sad' as he's been having a difficult time amid a
growing sense that his marriage to Kim Kardashian is coming to an end.
'Kanye is not doing well,' an insider told People Wednesday of the 43-year-old
star. 'He knows that the marriage is over, and there's nothing that can be done
The Grammy-winner 'also knows what he is losing in Kim,' the source told the
outlet of the celebrity split, as divorce papers have yet to be filed.
The marriage suffered immensely amid the pressures last year presented, as
'there is very little hope of reconciliation' between the reality star and
'It would have to be a miracle,' the source added. 'But Kanye does believe in
The end of the marriage comes amid a time that Kardashian 'defended him
privately to her family,' and 'stood beside him at a time where a few wives
would have done that.'
The Keeping up with the Kardashians star, who shares four kids with West -
daughters North, seven, and Chicago, three, and sons Saint, five, and Psalm, one
- 'has made it clear that Kanye can talk to his children anytime he wants' and
'has never threatened to keep him from them,' as 'she only requires that he is
not going to damage them.'
Kardashian has been hoping West can stay in touch with his kids every day
'Kanye can FaceTime the kids anytime he wants,' the source said. 'He hasn't been
great about that, but everyone is encouraging him to do it. Kim doesn't want to
hurt him. She just knows she can't be married to him anymore.'
The Bound 2 artist remains 'very aware that she has been a good wife,' as 'he
still loves her very much' and 'understands' where she is coming from in their
split after being married to one another for almost seven years.
According to Page Six, West was seen continuing to wear his wedding ring on
Wednesday in Malibu, while Kim didn't wear one when she was seen in her hometown
of Calabasas last week.