After a tumultuous 2020, Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are reportedly are still together as a couple, but “very much live separate lives.”
The “KUWTK” star and the rapper have been “struggling” for “months and months”, according to PEOPLE, but they’re “happy” with the way things are with their kids and staying in the locations they prefer. Even if they are different states.
The exclusive source tells PEOPLE, “Kim has work and projects that are important to her, and Kanye has his. Their lives don’t overlap much.”
The source also says of the star, who is studying to become a lawyer, “She strongly believes she can make a change when it comes to prison reform. This is her passion. Her family is very proud of her.”
Another source told HollywoodLife that the star, who share four kids with Kanye, North, 7, Saint, 5, Chicago, 2, and baby Psalm, 1, primarily stay in Los Angeles with her kids. And they often visit West at his ranch in Wyoming. Where he lives part of the time. And makes music.
The insider says, “She’s in L.A. most of the time and he’s spending most of his time as secretly as possible in Wyoming with a team around him.” the source continued, “He’s there as much as he can be and loves it there. They both seem happy doing. Whatever it is That they’re doing. And the kids are as well.”
“Kanye will always worship Kim. He loves her so much.” A second source said. “He doesn’t seem worried about losing Kim. Kim also isn’t planning on. Leaving Kanye anytime soon.”
The couple has been married since 2014 and has lived very public lives during their years together. Some of their personal struggles started to show last year when Kanye’s diagnosis of bipolar disorder. Kim has opened up about Kanye’s diagnosis in a statement she released, in which she asked that “the media and public give us the compassion and empathy that is needed so that we can get through this. Thank you for those. Who have expressed concern for Kanye’s well-being. And for your understanding.”
Kim also wrote, in part: “As many of you know. Kanye has a bi-polar disorder. Anyone who has this. Or has a loved one in their life. knows how incredibly complicated. And painful it is to understand. I’ve never spoken publicly. About how this has affected us at home. Because I am very protective of our children… People who are unaware. Of far removed from this experience. Can be judgmental and not understand that. The individual themselves have [sic]. To engage in the process of getting help. No matter how hard family and friends try.”