Kim Kardashian Files Divorce Against Her Husband, Kanye

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West

Kim Kardashian West has filed for divorce from her husband, Kanye West, her publicist told CBS News on Friday.

The reality star and the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist had long been rumored to be ending their six-year marriage.

The two married in a 2014 ceremony in Italy after the birth of their first daughter, North, 7, and went on to have three more children: Saint, 5, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 1.

It was the third marriage for Kardashian, whose first marriage was to producer Damon Thomas and second to basketball player Kris Humphreys, and the first for West.

The news comes after a tumultuous year for the couple. West, who is 43, announced in July via Twitter what turned out to be a disorganized campaign for the presidency, a move he had been toying with for years.

He quickly drew criticism for accepting millions in federal stimulus funding for his clothing and sneaker business, Yeezy.

After he made controversial statements at a South Carolina campaign rally and tweeted a series of late-night comments aimed at his wife, Kardashian came forward to discuss his ongoing struggles with bipolar disorder.