The maintaining With the Kardashians star released a press release on social media on Wednesday, July 22, following another series of tweets from the Grammy winner. “As many of you recognize, Kanye has bi-polar [sic] disorder. Anyone who has this or features a beloved in their life who does knows how incredibly complicated and painful it’s to know,” Kim began. “I’ve never spoken publicly about how this has affected our reception because I’m very protective of our youngsters and Kanye’s right to privacy when it involves his health. But today, I desire I should discuss it due to the stigma and misconceptions about psychological state .”
The mom of 4 continued, “Those that understand the mental disease or maybe compulsive behavior know that the family is powerless unless the member may be a minor. people that are unaware or far far away from this experience are often judgmental and not understand that the individual themselves need to engage within the process of getting help regardless of how hard family and friends try.”
Kim wrote that she “understands” her husband is “subject to criticism because he’s a name and his actions sometimes can cause strong opinions and emotions.” However, she noted that “He may be a brilliant but complicated one that on top of the pressures of being an artist and a Black man, who experienced the painful loss of his mother, has got to affect the pressure and isolation that’s heightened by his bi-polar disorder. those that are on the brink of Kanye know his heart and understand his words some times don’t align together with his intentions.”
The 39-year-old star went on to handle Kanye’s talents. “Living with bipolar disorder doesn’t diminish or invalidate his dreams and his creative ideas, regardless of how big or unobtainable they will feel to some,” she said. “That is an element of his genius and as we’ve all witnessed, many of his big dreams have come true.”
She then involved understanding and privacy. “We as a society mention giving grace to the issue of the psychological state as an entire, however, we should always also provides it to the individuals who live with it in times once they need it the foremost,” Kim Kardashian concluded her note. “I kindly ask that the media and public give us the compassion and empathy that’s needed in order that we will get through this. many thanks for people who have expressed concern for Kanye’s well being and for your understanding.”
In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Kanye took to social media to post various messages involving his wife and mother-in-law Kris Jenner. In one in every one of his since-deleted tweets, Kanye claimed, “They tried to fly in with 2 doctors to 51/50 me,” referencing the Welfare and Institutions Code when an adult is often placed on an involuntary hold for 3 days.
Kanye, 43, went on to speak about his relationship with Kim, stating, “I been trying to urge divorced since Kim met with Meek at the Warldolf [sic] for ‘prison reform.'” The “Stronger” rapper appeared to be pertaining to a Nov. 2018 criminal justice summit that was attended by his wife and Meek Mill at the Waldorf Astoria in NY City.
“Meek is my man and was respectful. That’s my dog,” Kanye went on to write down. “Kim was out of line.”Amid his headline-making comments, stars have been sending support to Kanye, who has been candid about his mental health struggles over the years. The artist, who was hospitalized for exhaustion in 2016, spoke out about his bipolar disorder during a conversation with David Letterman on the comedian’s Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.
“What I want to say about the bipolar thing is because it has the word ‘bi’ in it, it has the idea of, like, split personality. Well, that works for me because I’m a Gemini, but when you ramp up, it expresses your personality more,” Kanye said in 2019. “You can become almost more adolescent in your expression or border into places. This is the specific experience that I’ve had over the past two years because I’ve only been diagnosed for two years now.”