Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have been moving towards divorce for weeks as both feel ‘marriage is over’

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have reportedly been considering getting a divorce for the last couple of weeks.

The 43 year old and Keeping Up With The Kardashians star, 39, are said to have been exploring the option of ending their marriage prior to Kanye's explosive Twitter rant, where he revealed he's been trying to divorce Kim since 2018.

A source told People magazine that "a divorce has been in the process for several weeks," while a second insider claimed that the decision to go their separate ways is mutual.

"There has been enough communication, both in the past few days and in the weeks prior, to establish that both sides feel the marriage is over," they said.

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The source went on to explain that the pair, who have been married since 2014 and share four children together, were "attempting to figure out the most amicable and loving co-parenting situation."

However, it appears Kanye's recent outbursts have made this difficult as they added: "But now Kanye has, well, he has gone down a different path.

"Both in terms of deciding to announce his presidential bid, and also in terms of how he is choosing to express himself and the things he is choosing to say."

"They have work to do, as parents and as a spouses who want to end this phase of their relationship," the source continued. "Kanye knows all of this, and everything that is happening right now is just like a horrible sideshow to what the real issues are."

"First and foremost, he has some needs that have to be met, urgently," they said, possibly referring to the high-profile star's bipolar disorder.

"Then they need to move forward in terms of structuring a split that can be amicable and healthy for both of them and most of all for their four children.

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"There have been multiple attempts to talk to him about the situation, but right now nothing is proving successful."

They claimed that while "the Kardashian woman stand by their men," Kim, who recently said she's "powerless" amid her husband's bipolar disorder battle, is thinking about her reputation and the wellbeing of her kids North, seven, Saint, four, Chicago, two, and one year old Psalm.

They said: "Kim is also a mother and a fierce protector of what she holds dear: her children first and foremost, but also her image and her reputation and what she's worked for.

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"She is not going to stand by and act like what Kanye is saying and doing doesn't matter or doesn't have a lasting impact."

"They are done," the source added. "And it's time for some real work to be done to get everyone healthy and moving forward with their lives."

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