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Kim Kardashian asked a Los Angeles court to finalize her divorce from Kanye West, adding that he is trying to slow down the proceedings.
Her documents filed in Los Angeles late Wednesday claim that West has begun adding conditions to the divorce that would mean releasing the couples from their prenuptial agreement, and is seeking protections that are unnecessary and based on untruths.
According to Kim Kardashian, he is merely attempting to delay and is causing harm as a result.
“Mr. West, by his actions, has made it clear that he does not accept that the parties’ marital relationship is over,” the court filing says. “Mr. West has disseminated on social media the parties’ private communications and misinformation about personal family matters and co-parenting, which has caused emotional distress.”
Kim Kardashian asked the court to declare her legally single in December, as is common in complicated divorces before details of child custody and property are sorted out.
The former couple share four kids.
In a court filing on Wednesday, Kim Kardashian claimed that West had agreed to the bifurcation in advance. However, he raised a host of new issues in his own filing on Feb. 16.
The divorce petition was filed by Kardashian a year ago. West responded two months later, agreeing with everything, including child custody. Both parties did not publicly discuss the split. Property fights were prevented by a prenuptial agreement.
Recently, West has criticized Kardashian, her family, and her boyfriend Pete Davidson on social media.
Kanye West has complained that he is not permitted to make major parenting decisions and has been excluded from birthday parties and other family functions.
She wrote in a personal statement included with her Wednesday filing, that a divorce decree might help him move on.
“I very much desire to be divorced. I have asked Kanye to keep our divorce private, but he has not done so,” Kim Kardashian said. “I believe that the court terminating our marital status will help Kanye to accept that our marital relationship is over and to move forward on a better path which will assist us in peacefully co-parenting our children.”