Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s marriage is under strain amid fears the rapper is on the brink of another breakdown.
Tensions between the couple spilled over onto social media on Wednesday after he shared pictures of the couple’s family home on Twitter and praised Donald Trump.
The 40-year-old Gold Digger hit maker posted photographs of the luxurious space following a lenghty Twitter tirade, in which he boasted about his brand Yeezy and hinted he wanted to run for president.
Strained? Tensions between the Kim Kardashian and Kanye West spilled over onto social media on Tuesday after he shared pictures of the couple’s family home on Twitter, as they are pictured together in New York back in May 2016
‘Do this look like the sunken place’: The 40-year-old rapper shared three snaps from the inside of their home
Ouch: The 37-year-old reality star called him out for breaking his own rule about their home
Kim, 37, called him out for breaking his own rule about their home, tweeting: ‘Ummm babe. We had a rule to not show our home on social media! Soooo can we now allow KUWTK filming in the home?’
Kim later insisted on social media that she was ‘joking’.
Kanye was shedding light on all of the memes comparing his life with the Kardashian family to the 2017 Jordan Peele film Get Out.
A big theme in the Oscar-winning film is the ‘sunken place’ in which a person is in a perpetual place of slumber regarding injustice and oppression when it comes to race.
In response, Kanye shared snaps of what looks like his palatial $20million Hidden Hills home with Kim as he wrote: ‘do this look like the sunken place [laugh while crying emoji].’
Ouch: Kim lambasted her husband as she wrote: ‘We had a rule to not show our home on social media! Soooo can we now allow KUWTK filming in the home?’
‘More tweets from the sunken place’: West made a reference to the memes comparing his life with the Kardashians to the 2017 Jordan Peele film Get Out
Courting controversy: Kanye pictured outside of his Yeezy office in Calabasas, California on Tuesday
Kim apparently lambasted Kanye more than once on Wednesday as the rapper later tweeted: ‘my wife just called me and she wanted me to make this clear to everyone.
‘I don’t agree with everything Trump does. I don’t agree 100% with anyone but myself.’
This came after the rapper had fired off a few tweets in support of the President Of The United States. Kim had was very vocal in her support of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race.
Kanye wrote: ‘You don’t have to agree with trump but the mob can’t make me not love him. We are both dragon energy. He is my brother. I love everyone. I don’t agree with everything anyone does. That’s what makes us individuals. And we have the right to independent thought.’
The Through The Wire hitmaker did make sure to urge fans to not follow what everyone else does and that regardless of his Trump support, he is also a fan of Hillary.
‘She wanted me to make this clear to everyone’: Kim apparently lambasted Kanye again as the rapper later tweeted about her calling him over his Donald Trump remarks
MAGA: Kanye had once again voiced his support for the POTUS which seemingly led to Kim’s call
He explained: ‘If your friend jumps off the bridge you don’t have to do the same. Ye being Ye is a fight for you to be you. For people In my life the idea of Trump is pretty much a 50 50 split but I don’t tell a Hillary supporter not to support Hillary I love Hillary too.’
Kim went on to defend Kanye’s rant in a series of tweets which began: ‘To the media trying to demonize my husband let me just say this… your commentary on Kanye being erratic & his tweets being disturbing is actually scary. So quick to label him as having mental health issues for just being himself when he has always been expressive is not fair.’
She was upset about the previous stories published in regard to Kanye’s mental health being called into question.
The reality star continued: ‘He’s a free thinker, is that not allowed in America? Because some of his ideas differ from yours you have to throw in the mental health card? That’s just not fair. He’s actually out of the sunken place when he’s being himself which is very expressive.’
She also urged people to respect his political beliefs even if they have differing opinions including her.
Kim wrote: ‘Now when he spoke out about Trump… Most people (including myself) have very different feelings & opinions about this. But this is HIS opinion. I believe in people being able to have their own opinions,even if really different from mine He never said he agrees with his politics.’
She finished off her own tweet storm by saying that she knows that Kanye will never be the most popular person but thats why he’s liked and respected finishing off by saying ‘Kanye is ahead of his time.’
Donald Trump later retweeted Kanye’s words about him adding: ‘Thank you Kanye, very cool!’
In the same social media rant, West confirmed the reports that he fired numerous members of his management and legal teams as he declared that he is ‘nobody’s client’ and that he ‘can’t be managed.’
He went on to explain that he had fired his lawyer and manager because he asked them to work for him full-time but they had declined.
‘I no longer have a manager. I can’t be managed,’ Kanye began his rant. ‘I’m nobody’s “client”.’
This comes after TMZ reported on Tuesday that Kanye has parted ways with much of his legal and management team including Scooter Braun.
Sunken place: There have been memes for months likening Kanye’s situation to the Oscar-winning film
No laughing matter: A big theme in the Oscar-winning film is the ‘sunken place’ in which a person is in a perpetual place of slumber regarding injustice and oppression when it comes to race
The publication reports that Kanye allegedly gave several members of his team an ultimatum to either work for him full-time or not at all.
Kanye confirmed those claims on his Twitter tirade the next day as he said: ‘yes I got rid of my last lawyer why? Because he wouldn’t come to work full time. I also asked my last manager to come work full time for Yeezy of course the last lawyer and manager said no.
‘So now I hired a CEO and a CFO and i have two full time lawyers as of now.’
Braun also confirmed the news on Twitter on Tuesday, writing: ‘A man’s loyalty is truly tested when he is willing to stand by someone who will never show that same respect.
‘I can’t be managed’: Kanye confirmed on Twitter that he had parted ways with several members of his legal and management including Scooter Braun who he is pictured with here
Genesis: Kanye’s Twitter rant began as he addressed his management situation as he declared that he’s ‘nobody’s “client”‘
‘Don’t show that same love and loyalty waiting for reciprocation .. do it because your integrity demands.’
West went on to explain that there are positions to fill and that there seemingly be some new ones created.
West wrote: ‘We have 160 positions to fill by the end of the year. Yeezy will hit a billion dollars this year. It is the 2nd fastest growing company in history. It is a unicorn on its way to becoming a decacorn.’
Ouch: Kanye confirmed reports that he asked lawyers and managers to work for him full time and fired them when they could not commit
Hitting back: Kanye addressed TMZ and People magazine personally
Family feud? People magazine reported on Tuesday that Kris Jenner (pictured with Kim in November) is fighting with her son in-law over his recent behavior
Not having it! The 62-year-old took to Twitter on Tuesday to slam claims she is embroiled in an ongoing and explosive argument with Kanye
The husband of Kim Kardashian went on to call out news outlets TMZ and People for their recent reports.
He wrote: ‘Harvey Levin of TMZ your hearing from your future president. Let’s be friends. Please never use the word erratic to describe a person who is economically and psychologically empowered.
‘People magazine. Watch how you speak my name. You would love a pair of Yeezys. Don’t play yourself.’
This comes just after Kris Jenner took to Twitter on Tuesday to slam the publication for claims she is embroiled in an ongoing and explosive argument with West.
Making the big bucks: Kanye bragged about how many pairs of shoes he was selling with his Yeezy x Adidas range
‘North found a lady bug’: In the middle of his rant, Kanye shared a cute snap of North with a lady bug on her finger
The 62-year-old tweeted out ‘Lies,Lies,Lies’ in response to a source telling People she is fighting with her son in-law over his recent behavior.
The report claimed that the rapper’s recent off-the-cuff comments, as well cleaning house of longtime friends, reps and attorneys – including ace music manager Braun – had led to a rift in the family.
The Grammy Award-winning artist has ‘had huge blow-ups with Kris’ amid his recent actions, a source told the publication.
Open spirit: Kanye urged his followers to be free thinkers
The Momager of the Kardashian clan ‘sees how erratic he’s acting and is most concerned about her daughter’s brand,’ the source said.
West also boasted about his shoe sales during his tweet storm on Wednesday as he called himself the ‘highest paid person in footwear’ and that he makes more money in sneakers than NBA legend Michael Jordan.
In the midst of the social media tirade, he also shared an adorable snap of his four-year-old daughter North proudly showing off a ladybug on her finger.
Interesting: Kanye voiced his love once again for Ebro Darden whom he had a bizarre radio interview with on Tuesday
Passionate: He rattled off numerous tweets about the power of love
All the drama comes just as a popular radio host claimed that West ‘battled an opiod addiction which left him hospitalized’, a popular radio host has claimed.
Ebro Darden took to his radio show Ebro In The Morning on HOT 97.1 in New York City on Monday to share the details of an alleged private conversation between he and the rapper, 40.
The radio personality, 43, recounted the conversation as he claimed Kanye told him: ‘Nobody really showed love for me when I was addicted to opioids and in the hospital.’
Sad: This comes after Kanye admitted to an opioid addiction which put him in the hospital according to a popular radio host, as the rapper is pictured in New York in February of last year
News: Ebro Darden took to his radio show Ebro In The Morning on HOT 97.1 in New York City on Monday to share the details of an alleged private conversation between he and the 40-year-old rapper
It comes as the rapper’s long-term manager Scooter Braun – who has also navigated the careers of the likes of Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande – confirmed the pair have parted ways professionally.
Ebro countered those claims by telling the Waves hitmaker that several friends attempted reaching Kanye when he was in the hospital in late 2016.
It had been thought that the time that Kanye had suffered from exhaustion weeks after his wife Kim Kardashian was robbed of millions in jewelry in Paris.
Kanye famously cancelled his Saint Pablo concert at the The Forum in Inglewood, California on November 20, 2016 before cancelling the rest of the tour the following day.
Interesting: The 40-year-old rapper’s mental health has been at the center of reports by The Blast, as he is pictured in June 2015
However sources told The Blast on Monday that he does not have an addiction to opioids but was actually in the hospital for suffering extreme paranoia after not sleeping for over 48 hours.
In the same report, sources close to the rapper claimed that people in his ‘inner circle’ are concerned with his mental health.
Following Ebro’s recounting of their alleged conversation, Kanye phoned into the HOT 97.1 radio show on Tuesday morning.
The radio personality asked the rapper several questions and was only met with a response of: ‘I love you.’
A day after the host talked about an alleged discussion between the two, Kanye phoned into Ebro In The Morning on New York’s Hot 97.1 radio station on Tuesday
Showing love: The 43-year-old radio personality – full name Ebro Darden – asked the rapper several questions and was only met with a response of: ‘I love you’
Legend: After a few queries, the husband of Kim Kardashian suddenly broke out singing Stevie Wonder’s I Just Called To Say I Love You
After a few queries, the husband of Kim Kardashian suddenly broke out singing Stevie Wonder’s I Just Called To Say I Love You.
The impromptu interview continued going the way it was before Kanye told Ebro: ‘Meet me up in person and then we can talk afterwords but I just called to say I love you.’
They also claimed to the publication that West has an acute mental illness which was even used as his defense in the lawsuit against Lloyds Of London over insurance money when it came to his canceled tour at the end of 2016.
One source for The Blast told the publication: ‘We are all worried about his current mental health.’
Kanye has had many buzzing since his return to Twitter last week but an insider for the publication said that his comments ‘aren’t making a lot of sense’ to his team.
Uh oh: According to The Blast on Monday, a source claimed he was recently in the hospital for suffering extreme paranoia after not sleeping for over 48 hours
It was believed that his social media flood were just to promote his upcoming albums, however, the site report that friends and family believe that he may be ‘spiraling into a dark place.’
The Blast even reported on a claim that a recent outburst in the studio that has served as a red flag to his closest confidants.
Their insider who claimed to be present for the rant said that West shouted to the entire room that he didn’t need ‘titles’ and that when it came to the handling of his career he would ‘do it all by himself.’
After saying all business would be ‘handled in-house’ it is claimed that he finished the outburst by saying ‘Yeezy is the new Apple.’
The site reports that West’s inner circle is mainly made up of people who had helped him recover after his breakdown at the end of 2016 which resulted in him being hospitalized and being forced to cancel his Saint Pablo Tour.
However according to The Blast he has been disassociating himself from those people.
Kanye West professed his love for Donald Trump during a private chat over the weekend as Ebro talked about it on his radio show Monday (pictured, the pair meet at Trump Tower in 2016)
Kanye has embroiled himself in even more controversy as a result of his alleged conversation with Ebro as Darden claimed Kanye said ‘I love Donald Trump’ while complaining that he ‘couldn’t get anything done’ with President Barack Obama.
‘I reached out to Obama for years and couldn’t get anything done, but Trump gave me a meeting,’ Darden claimed Kanye said during his Monday morning show.
It also comes after Kanye tweeted on Saturday morning: ‘I love the way Candace Owens thinks.’
Owens is a known conservative, who is known for proudly bashing Black Lives Matter while singing praises of President Donald Trump.
Darden said Kanye contacted him after tweeting his support for controversial conservative mouthpiece Candace Owens at the weekend
Kanye’s tweet caused a huge amount of controversy when it was posted on Saturday, both from pro and anti-Trump supporters
Kanye is seemingly trying to put on a brave face as he took to Twitter on Tuesday to share a sweet snap of himself bonding with four-year-old daughter North West.
At first the Famous hitmaker posted a snap of two dolls: one was him and the other was Michael Jackson.
It was quickly followed by a snap of North playing with all of her dolls with the Kanye and Michael figures standing next to the pile.
No doubt it was a nice bonding morning for the father-daughter duo as he captioned the snap: ‘and we danced to music Michael all morning.’