Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are headed for divorce, with Kardashian filing for joint custody of children North, 7, Saint, 5, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 1.
While West’s mental health is a fair concern, Kardashian is reportedly comfortable sharing custody because she knows the multi-hyphenate is a good father and “totally trusts him” with their kids, a source told TMZ.
In addition to trusting her soon-to-be-ex as a father, TMZ also reports that West is very rarely alone with his children, with caretakers and family members at the ready to care for the brood at any time. Sources added that the Chicago native is generally not around his kids when having a bipolar episode.
Last year, Kardashian defended West after the rapper blasted her and mom Kris Jenner online during a series of Twitter rants.
“As many of you know, Kanye has bi-polar disorder. Anyone who has this or has a loved one in their life who does, knows how incredibly complicated and painful it is to understand,” she wrote at the time.
“He is a brilliant but complicated person who on top of the pressures of being an artist and a black man, who experienced the painful loss of his mother, and has to deal with the pressure and isolation that is heightened by his bi-polar disorder. Those who are close with Kanye know his heart and understand his words do not align with his intentions.”
A rep for Kardashian did not immediately return our request for comment.