KIM Kardashian sent Kanye West fans into a frenzy promoting the rapper’s Yeezy line after her reported “split” from Pete Davison.
Kim posted a picture with daughter Chicago both decked out in Kanye’s sunglasses to Twitter and Instagram on Thursday – before it emerged that she and Pete may have gone their separate ways.
“They have a lot of love and respect for each other,” one insider told E! News on Friday.
“But [they] found that the long distance and their demanding schedules made it really difficult to maintain a relationship.”
The split occurred sometime this week, according to the publication, after it emerged that Pete has been spending part of the summer in Australia working on a movie.
Kim has rumoredly been reconnecting with estranged husband Kanye, with whom she shares children North, Psalm, Chicago, and Saint.
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Prior to the breakup Kim was excited for Pete to come home
Just a day before their reported breakup, a source told People that Kim was anxious to see Pete again.
The source stated, “Kim loved visiting Pete in Australia in July. They had been apart for several weeks and they enjoyed a long weekend together.”
The source added Kim was “just excited that he will be back in the U.S. soon.”
Pete referred to Kim for the first time in an interview
Pete had referred to Kim as his “girlfriend” for the first time publically during an interview with Kay Adams.
He stated that besides working he was either with friends or he liked to “chill with my girlfriend inside.”
Pete helped Kim through the divorce
A source told People Magazine that Pete was crucial after Kim filed for divorce from Kanye.
A source stated that “The end of her marriage was a very dark time for her and Pete has been the best antidote.”
Kim filed for divorce in February around the time fans began to confirm her relationship with Pete.
The couple’s public appearances
Prior to their reported split, the famous couple had made several public appearances together.
Fans first speculated about the couple after a photo went viral of the two holding hands on a rollercoaster.
One of their most notable appearances was at the 2022 Met Gala when Kim chose to wear Marilyn Monroe’s dress.
Conan O’Brien one of the first celebrities to tweet about the split
Conan O’Brien took the opportunity to joke about the breakup news.
He tweeted a joke saying he knew about the breakup from Alex Jones’s lawyer.
The joke is in reference to personality Alex Jones who is currently on trial.
“Pete” trending on Twitter
The news of the couple’s split has everyone talking about the two celebrities.
“Pete” has made it to the number two trending spot on Twitter under Entertainment.
Fans have mixed emotions to the split
Twitter has lit up in response to the news of the couple’s breakup.
While some tweet crying memes, others proclaim indifference, and some stand by the claim it was all for publicity.
Kanye stays silent amid rumors
Kanye has been vocal about Kim and Pete’s relationship in the past but he has stayed silent since the news broke.
The most recent tweet on his page was in November in regards to voting.
Kanye’s lawyer has stepped down
Fans are wondering where Kim and Kanye stand now that Kim and Pete have reportedly split.
The divorce is still progressing as Kanye’s lawyer officially steps down, E! News reports.
The judge granted the request the same day news broke of Kim and Pete’s split.
Kim made the first move
On the Kardashian’s new Hulu show, Kim admitted to making the first move on Pete.
After they met on SNL, Kim had stated she felt a connection with him and called the producer to ask for his number.
The breakup happened this week
A source confirmed to CNN that the two did break up sometime this week.
So far, the reason has pointed to schedules and distance while Pete films a movie in Australia.
Cosmopolitan had reported that Kim visited Pete on set at the end of July before the breakup.
Did they plan on having kids?
Pete had opened up to Kevin Hart on his show saying that having kids is his “dream.”
A source close to Kim had told HollywoodLife that she loved seeing Pete with her children and thought he would make an amazing father.
Source confirms Kimye divorce
Despite rumors of a reunion, a source has revealed to E! News the divorce is “moving ahead.”
The two are reported to still be co-parenting “happily.”
Kim has been legally since since March
Since the split between Kim and Pete, fans have speculated Kim’s support of Kanye’s brand is a hint the two are back together.
Despite this, the divorce has not been called off according to CNN and Kim has been legally single since March.
This declaration came the same month Kim and Pete became Instagram official.
Source: The Sun