Kanye West and his reality TV star wife, Kim Kardashian West, have been making headlines in recent months for several things. In February, Kardashian West filed for divorce from West, citing irreconcilable differences, after seemingly braving several divorce rumors in leading months. The pair have managed to co-parent their four children peacefully and lovingly.
However, fans were shocked when the businesswoman appeared in West’s Donda listening experience in an haute couture wedding dress. The stunt left fans conflicted, with many feeling confused, hopeful, and irritated all at once.
No love is lost between West and Kardashian West despite impending divorce
Kim Kardashian West | EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP via Getty Images
Kardashian West has been through a series of public relationships that led to two short-lived marriages. Her marriage to West was her third and longest-running. The pair began dating in 2011 and got married in 2014. Their marriage has been one for the books as they have built an empire together.
However, in the years leading up to their divorce, things between Kardashian West and West weren’t very rosy. The pair dealt with several breakup rumors, and the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star had to deal with several of her husband’s public meltdowns, one of which painted her mother Kris Jenner in a not-so-bright light.
2020 seemed to be the breaking point for the two as several marital issues ultimately tore their union apart. They tried to play happy for the cameras and appeared in various events together, but their attempts of keeping their marriage intact proved futile, and the couple eventually parted ways.
Despite the famous pair leading separate lives, they still show one another support proving that no love is lost between them despite their ongoing divorce. On the rapper’s 44th birthday, Kardashian West penned a sweet, heartfelt message to her estranged husband, captioning it “Happy birthday. Love U for life,” alongside photos of West and their four children.
Kim Kardashian West’s controversial bridal moment has fans split
Divorce might be a messy affair, but Kardashian West and West prove that it is manageable. The rapper held a listening party in Chicago for his tenth studio album Donda named after his late mother. Although the night was filled with high-energy activities, one moment stood out for everyone and was the highlight for the entire evening.
During the album’s last song, a lady in a white wedding dress walked in, stopping in front of West, who seemed happy and hugged her. Later the mysterious lady was proven to be none other than Kardashian West, making the moment controversial given their relationship status.
Although the experience was wholesome, with many fans happy at the unofficial reunion, others felt conflicted. A recent Reddit conversation discussing the events of the listening party aired how fans felt about seeing Kardashian West in a wedding dress.
One user commented, “I personally think because of that it’s for publicity,” noting that there is no clear evidence to prove that the mysterious lady was Kardashian West despite glimpses of the reality TV star. The content gained traction, with one user saying they don’t think Kardashian West would pass up a chance to wear a Balenciaga wedding dress.
Another user reckoned that the couple’s divorce was a publicity stunt to help push his album sales. Some fans felt the move was too scandalous, with one fan saying, “clownery…the whole thing.” Some users were, however, happy to see the famous pair back together.
Did Kardashian West’s support for West mean the couple is back together?
Kardashian West has shown her support for West even after the listening party. The star shared a screenshot of her listening to the rapper’s songs via her Instagram account. She also attended another listening party dressed in an all-red ensemble that mirrored West’s outfit while enthusiastically listening to her almost ex-husband on stage.
Although the pair haven’t confirmed if they will be reuniting, their support for one another gives fans hope for a possible reunion.
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