Kim Kardashian West files for divorce from Kanye
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Kim KardashianKimberly (Kim) Noel Kardashian WestKim Kardashian West sued by domestic workers, accused of improper pay, not giving breaks Caitlyn Jenner: My family not 'involved whatsoever' in gubernatorial bid Van Jones predicts Kim Kardashian will be an 'unbelievable attorney' MORE officially filed for divorce from husband Kayne West Friday, the Los Angeles County Superior Court confirmed to The Hill. 

The news comes after months of speculation over the status of the buzzy couple, who have been married for 7 years. 

According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Kardashian has filed for joint-custody of their children. The reality TV mogul and her rapper husband, share four children together: North, 7, Saint, 5, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 1. 

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The divorce paperwork was filed by Kardashian's lawyer Laura Wasser, Fox News reports, adding that both parties are expected to consent to the prenuptial agreement.

The couple's parting follows West's unsuccessful bid for the White House during the 2020 presidential election. After mentioning the potential for a presidential run following a meeting with former President Trump in 2018, the rapper officially entered the race on July 4. Ultimately, West only secured 60,000 votes, but has already voiced his intentions of running again in 2024.

West's close ties with Trump allegedly caused tension between the rapper and his wife, as Kardashian was vocal about her left-leaning political views. Despite this, Kardashian, a prison reform advocate, worked with the former president to commute the sentences of several incarcerated people, including Alice Marie Johnson.

Following President BidenJoe Biden 64 percent of Iowans say 'time for someone else' to hold Grassley's Senate seat: poll Philadelphia shooting leaves 2 dead, injures toddler Ron Johnson booed at Juneteenth celebration in Wisconsin MORE's victory, Kardashian posted a celebratory message to Instagram