Kim Kardashian has opened up about the fears and struggles she’s been going through following her divorce from rapper Kanye West.
Speaking on Angie Martinez IRL podcaster, reality TV icon, 42, shares her worry that future partners will fear her ex, whose erratic behavior has made headlines in recent months this.
“There’s a part of me that’s like, ‘Oh my god, are people going to be scared because I don’t have the easiest ex?’,” she said on Monday’s episode.
“I don’t think it’s fair for me to put someone in a situation or bring in a possibly super innocent new person.
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“Then there was an aspect of me that was like, ‘Why should I live that way?'”
of the couple messy divorce was completed in November after two years.
During this time, Kardashian endured West’s public opposition to her divorce request (“I DON’T GIVE UP MY FAMILY”); criticized her parenting style, including criticizing her for allowing their daughter North West to use TikTok; threats against her boyfriend at the time, Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson; and some posted and deleted tweets.
West’s behavior caught the eye and even drew some concerns from experts.
In a February article for Today’s Psychology Psychotherapist and author Kaytee Gillis says West’s behavior is reminiscent of “post-breakup abuse”.
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“The behavior we are witnessing highlights various forms of non-physical abuse that are often ignored by the courts and the public,” she wrote.
“West’s behavior represents stalking and harassment, and mimics the behaviors so many others have exhibited towards victims who attempt to leave their relationship.”
Despite her worries after the divorce, Kardashian told Martinez in their interview that after “a relationship of almost 15 years” she is now in the “fun zone”.
However, the mother of four admits that the dating group is small.
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“So the bad thing is, it all has to be ‘at a private house party’ or ‘dinner at home,'” she said, stressing the Miami trip didn’t lead to the whimsical romance she expectable.
“Then you’re like, ‘What am I doing? There’s nobody here’.”
However, Kardashian has not given up on love.
“My people will be able to handle it all, and I know it, and that’s what I believe in. I believe in God, love, I have faith in all that and he will give it to me. I’m my perfect person,” she told Martinez.
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“I’m like the most desperate romantic, so I know that my people can cope and my people will love that and the same for me and anyone.”
Kardashian even extended the conversation to her co-parenting experienceand admits she doesn’t feel the need to publicly respond to rumors circulating about her, especially around her relationship with her ex.
“In my house, my kids have no idea what’s going on outside,” Kardashian said.
“I’m holding on to a thread… I know I’m very close that won’t happen, but while it’s all right, I’ll protect it to the end of the world as long as I can. “
The star also said her four children are the reason she avoids pickpocketing her ex in public.
“I will personally answer anything they want to know,” she said.
“One day, my kids will thank me for not sitting here and berating their dad when I could.”
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