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Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West after a tumultuous 2020

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Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kanye West. Kardashian's rep confirmed the news to USA TODAY. They were married almost 7 years.

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RALPHIE AVERSA: Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kanye West. Kim Kardashian rep confirms to USA Today that the TV star and West are officially calling it quits. They were married for almost seven years. The AP reports that Kardashian West filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court. The power couple married in an extravagant Italian ceremony back in 2014. Of course, it was captured on "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." The hit reality show will air its final season on E! in March,

Kim and Kanye experienced many financial and family highs. However, it was a tumultuous 2020. Kanye came down with COVID-19 in March, Then in July, West announced that he would run for president. He followed the announcement with an unhinged campaign rally in South Carolina. That led to a barrage of now deleted tweets in which West claimed he was trying to divorce his wife. Kim spoke out shortly after calling for, quote, "compassion and empathy" as West struggles with bipolar disorder. TMZ broke the story. According to the outlet, Kardashian West is seeking joint custody of their four children. It's her third divorce.