Kim breaks down in rare Kanye interview

Tuesday - 27/12/2022 07:30 Author: Editors Desk Source: News Corp Australia Network:
Kim Kardashian has broken down in a rare interview about Kanye West's outbursts.

Co-parenting with Yeezy ain’t easy, according to Kim Kardashian.

The US reality TV star cried while detailing the struggles of raising four kids with ex-husband Kanye West on Monday’s episode of the Angie Martinez IRL podcast.

“Co-parenting is hard,” said Kardashian, 42, who shares North, 9, Saint, 7, Chicago, 4, and Psalm, 3, with West, 45, New York Post reports.

“It’s really f***ing hard,” she added.

The billionaire Skims founder explained that she makes an effort to shield her children from their father’s controversial behaviour, including a barrage of anti-Semitic attacks made by the rapper in recent months.

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Kim Kardashian has broken down in a rare interview about Kanye West’s outbursts.
Kim Kardashian has broken down in a rare interview about Kanye West’s outbursts.

“I had the best dad, and I had the best memories and the greatest experience and that’s all I want for my kids as long as they can have that,” Kardashian, who was very close to her late father, Robert Kardashian, said.

“That’s what I would want for them,” she said. “If they don’t know the things that are being said or what’s happening in the world, why would I ever bring that energy to them? That’s really heavy grown-up sh*t that they’re not ready to deal with.”

The Kardashians star said she will be “so prepared” when her children eventually ask questions about their dad’s public misdeeds. In the meantime, Kim’s brood won’t hear a bad word said about West – at least not from her.
 

The reality star said she tries to shield their four children from headlines.
The reality star said she tries to shield their four children from headlines.


“One day my kids will thank me for sitting here and not bashing their dad when I could,” she told host Angie Martinez. “All the crazy sh*t. They’ll thank me and I’ll privately answer anything that they want to know. It’s not my place anymore to jump in.”

However, Kim confessed that keeping quiet about West’s headline-making antics has become increasingly difficult.

“I definitely protected him and I still will in the eyes of my kids for my kids. In my home, my kids don’t know anything that goes on in the outside world … I’m holding on by a thread,” she said.

“I know I’m so close to that not happening. While that’s still happening, I will protect that to the ends of the Earth as long as I can.”

Kim filed for divorce in February 2021 after seven years of marriage.
 

Kim and Kanye with their four children.
Kim and Kanye with their four children.


Following months of several failed public attempts on West’s part to win his former wife back, a judge declared the Keeping Up With The Kardashians alum legally single in March 2022.

They finalised their divorce on November 29. They currently have custody with “equal access” to their four kids, per court documents obtained by Page Six, with West paying Kardashian $US200,000 ($A296,000) a month in child support.

TMZ reported Kardashian has the children 80 per cent of the time – as West previously admitted in September.

One week before their settlement made headlines, West was accused of showing pornography – and explicit photos of Kim – to former employees who spoke to Rolling Stone for a scathing exposé.

West had previously opened up about his “porn addiction,” saying it “destroyed” his family.

“Hollywood is a giant brothel. Pornography destroyed my family. I deal with the addiction, Instagram promotes it,” he wrote in a since-deleted Instagram post in September. “Not gonna let it happen to Northy and Chicago.”

This story originally appeared on New York Post and was reproduced with permission

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