Kanye West has filed court documents opposing Kim Kardashian’s request to be declared legally single as their divorce continues to drag on.
‘Kim’s motion should be denied without prejudice so that Kim can refile it with the mandatory corrections and requested conditions set forth in the proposed judgment. Alternatively, a hearing regarding these additional conditions should be set,’ according to documents obtained by E!, filed by Kanye’s lawyer in response to Kim’s bifurcation request.
In his filing, West said he wanted certain safeguards in place for his assets before a ruling was made, according to Page Six. He also claimed a lawyer for Kim had shut down all of his proposals.
Kanye West has responded after the rapper’s estranged wife Kim Kardashian asked the courts to declare her legally single last year
It seems as though West is concerned Kim may remarry before their divorce is officially finalized, according to Page Six. This may have spurred the documentation.
In his filing, Kanye has requested they establish a ‘right of reimbursement’, which will see either party being ‘reimbursed monies owed’ in the event one of them died, according to Page Six.
However an attorney for Kim has ‘asserted that this condition is unnecessary given the premarital agreement.’
In addition, Kanye is seeking to ensure ‘no assets are transferred out of trusts they created,’ Page Six reports.
West filed an opposition to Kim’s bifurcation request, which saw her ask to be declared legally single amid their ongoing divorce, according to documents obtained by E!
Kim has also called the condition ‘unnecessary’ as their prenup keeps their assets separate.
Kanye also wants Kim to waive marital privilege until a final agreement has been made on their property and custody of their four children.
The absence of marital privilege means all of their communication will be part of the court record. Kanye also wants her to waive marital privilege in the case she remarries so communication about custody will be available in court.
The new legal filing comes amid Kanye’s social media war with Kim’s new boyfriend, Pete Davidson.
Kanye also wants Kim to waive marital privilege until a final agreement has been made on their property and custody of their four children
The Monster rapper recently appeared to have reached a turning point when he admitted in a since-deleted post that his behavior toward his ex had been ‘harassing,’ while he also vowed to ‘take accountability.’
Those words appear to have been soon forgotten, as the hitmaker returned to attacking Pete on social media.
On Thursday, he posted a shot of the comedian wearing a red ‘Make Kanye 2006 Again’ hat modeled off the MAGA hat that he wore to signal his support for former President Donald Trump.
In the original Weekend Update comedy skit, Pete also poked fun at Kanye being ‘off his meds.’
‘Kim’s motion should be denied without prejudice so that Kim can refile it with the mandatory corrections and requested conditions set forth in the proposed judgment,’ legal documents filed by Kanye’s lawyer read
‘HI SKETE YOU GOT ANYMORE MENTAL HEALTH JOKES FOR ME?’ the rapper — who suffers from bipolar disorder — captioned his antagonistic post.
Kanye subsequently posted a photo of SNL creator Lorne Michaels, suggesting he was ‘Next up’ for mocking, as well as a post criticizing gossip blogger Perez Hilton.
‘Perez I got a question directly for you Do you find jokes about mental health funny?’ he wrote, before deleting his entire feed.
But he was back to posting later on Thursday, and he included a new Perez post, this time referring to him by his birth name, Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr.
Pete made a return to Instagram on Wednesday after time away from the platform, and fans were surprised to see that Kanye had followed his account, despite the constant attacks and mocking posts.
Instagram attacks: The new legal filing comes amid Kanye’s social media war with Kim’s new boyfriend, Pete Davidson
Social media attacks: On Thursday, he posted a shot of the comedian wearing a red ‘Make Kanye 2006 Again’ hat modeled off the MAGA hat that he wore to signal his support for former President Donald Trump
Pete and Kim have been dating since November of last year, shortly after they appeared together during her hosting debut on SNL in October.
During that episode, they appeared to share their first kiss in a sketch inspired by Disney’s Aladdin.
Kim had previously filed for divorce from Kanye in February 2021, after nearly seven years of marriage.
Amid Kanye’s recent posts was an apparent screenshot of a text message from Kim criticizing him for his repeated attack on Pete, which she worried could escalate to violence.
She told her ex that he was ‘creating a dangerous and scary environment and someone will hurt Pete and this will be all your fault,’ later adding, ‘There are dangerous people out there and this is scary and it doesn’t have to be.’
But he didn’t seem to care, as he continued escalating the situation by sharing a screenshot of a text in which Kim sounded exasperated as she asked why he couldn’t keep their conversations private.
In February 2021, Kardashian filed for divorce from West after nearly seven-years of marriage. The former couple share four children: North, eight, Saint, six, Chicago, four, and Psalm, two.