Are Kim and Kanye legally over? Rapper says he's 'never seen divorce papers'

Kanye or Ye as he's now known as has addressed his divorce with Kim Kardashian for the first time, and what he's said has surprised everyone


                            Are Kim and Kanye legally over? Rapper says he's 'never seen divorce papers'
Kanye West (Brandon Magnus/Getty Images) claims Kim Kardashian is still his wife and he has not seen divorce papers (SNL)

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West seem to milk the fame and power they hold amongst audiences to the fullest. This is one couple that knows how to keep the fans constantly thinking and interested about their relationship. Right from the start, KimYe has managed to stay in the news whether it's about their crazy expensive purchases, their wardrobe choices, the brand Yeezy, a change in Kim's fashion aesthetic which is known to be Kanye's doing, raising their four kids, to their divorce. Every aspect has been dissected by fans and the media alike and it seems like one could never have enough of the power couple as they manage to keep everyone on the edge of their seats with the question, "What's happening with them?" 

Despite Kim claiming she has divorced Ye which is now his legal name, the rapper in his first public statement about the divorce news addressed the reality star as his wife. Speaking on the Drink Champs podcast, Ye insisted Kim is "still his wife" and also claimed he has "never even seen" the divorce papers. He also blamed the writers Kim's hit debut episode of 'SNL' for allegedly using the joke where Kim said she divorced Ye because of his personality, to gain publicity. He once again clarified that he wasn't divorced yet. “You know, 'SNL' making my wife say ‘I divorced him’ on TV cause they just wanted to get that bar off,” he said. “And I ain’t never even seen the papers. We not even divorced ... 'cause that ain’t no joke to me," he added. 

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Are Kim and Kanye legally over? 

Ye insists he's still very much with Kim and that he's not aware of the divorce proceedings. However, sources close to the family have maintained that the divorce is very much still on. It's been said that the couple are not getting back together but are "privately working on rebuilding the foundation of their relationship” to ensure a "healthy and sturdy foundation of love and support” for their four kids who according to Ye are not in favor of them separating. “My kids want they parents to stay together. … I want us to be together,” he said adding that it's the media that's standing in the way of them rekindling their romance. 

“But if you look at the media, that’s not what they promoting. That’s not what they want. They want it to be a new wedding, a new episode, a new TV show." He also blamed Kim's publicist who he claimed was negatively influencing their marriage. “And then they have people all around in my wife’s ear," Ye said talking about Kim's team. “That publicist that’s next to her, I don’t f*ck with her.” Kim and Pete Davidson have sparked romance rumors following their appearance on 'SNL'. Sources have claimed, Ye has taken up an issue with the paparazzi photos of them taken in both Los Angeles and Davidson's native New York. 

Reports claimed Ye did not like the photos of the duo holding hands and asked Kim to "refrain" from showing PDA until their divorce was finalized. A source close to the fam

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