NEW YORK, KOMPAS.com - Kim Kardashian asked the public to show compassion and empathy to her husband Kanye West who suffers from bipolar disorder.
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The reality television show star posted a lengthy message on her Instagram Live feed about the situation involving her husband.
She explained that life has been complicated for the Kardashian clan and Kanye West.
“As many of you know, Kanye has bipolar disorder. Anyone who has this or has a loved one in their life who does, knows how incredibly complicated and painful it is to understand. I’ve never spoken publicly about how this has affected us at home because I am very protective of our children and Kanye’s right to privacy when it comes to his health. But today, I feel like I should comment on it because of the stigma and misconceptions about mental health," she wrote.
“I understand Kanye is subject to criticism because he is a public figure and his actions at times can cause strong opinions and emotions. He is a brilliant but complicated person who on top of the pressures of being an artist and a black man, who experienced the painful loss of his mother, and has to deal with the pressure and isolation that is heightened by his bipolar disorder," Kardashian West continued. “Those who are close with Kanye know his heart and understand his words sometimes do not align with his intentions."
On Tuesday, in a series of since-deleted Twitter posts, West wrote that he’s been considering divorcing his wife. In another post, he called out Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner.