Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Marriage Was Strained Pre-Hospitalization: She 'Didn't Realize' He Was Having 'a Mental Breakdown,' Says Source
The past three months have been a trying time for Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye, but a source close to the couple tells PEOPLE that the power duo’s marriage was strained even before the rapper was hospitalized at the end of November.
“The divorce rumors come from before he had the breakdown. She didn’t know what was up with him and they weren’t spending time together. She didn’t realize it was a mental breakdown,” the source tells PEOPLE.
On Oct. 3, Kardashian West, 36, was held at gunpoint and robbed of millions of dollars worth of jewelry in her No Address Hotel room during Paris Fashion Week. Seven weeks later, West, 39, was hospitalized for exhaustion after canceling his Saint Pablo tour.
Throughout the week that West was hospitalized at UCLA Medical Center, his wife made it a priority to be by his side, including Thanksgiving when she went to the hospital in the morning to visit him and remained by his side for a few hours.
Although Kardashian West’s robbery in October was an “added stress” to their relationship, the source says that “splitting is not even a point of discussion” between the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star and musician.
“Truly no truth behind divorce rumors,” the source tells PEOPLE. “It’s not something she would divorce him over.”
Adds the source: “He had a breakdown, but it does not pertain to them not getting along.”