Kim Kardashian opened up about her crumbling marriage to Kanye West.
Within the Retaining Up With the Kardshians reunion episode the Skims founder appeared again fondly on the golden days of her relationship with the Yeezy designer.
“We saw glimpses into your relationship with Kanye over the seasons. At what point in your friendship did you say, ‘I’m in love with this guy’?” host Andy Cohen requested.
“I would say six months after my divorce with Kris Humphries, I called Kanye and I was like, ‘You’re not even going to call me to say I told you so?’ And then we met up six months later, and from that first night, I knew it was over,” revealed Kim.
The star went on to say how, out of her three marriages, her union with Kanye was essentially the most “real” seeing that they grew to turn out to be a household of six as they share 4 youngsters, North, Chicago, Psalm and Saint, collectively.
“My marriage with Kanye and my kids was, is so real and lots of love and that to me was like my first real marriage,” she continued.
“If I asked you point blank, ‘Why did your marriage not work?’ what would you attribute it to?” the host pressed.
In response, the KKW Magnificence founder selected to stay mum about her break up from the rapper.
“I honestly don’t think I would even say it here on TV, but it was not like, one specific thing that happened on either part,” she stated.
“I think it was just a general difference of opinions on a few things that led to this decision. And like, in no way would I want someone to think that I didn’t give it my all, or not really try. You know, we have four kids. There’s nothing that I think parents would want more than to see, or even kids want more, than to see their parents together. I grew up and I lived that myself.”
Regardless of their break up, Kim revealed that she and her ex nonetheless proceed to have an “amazing co-parenting relationship.”
“I respect him so much and you know, that was my friend first, first and foremost, for a long time, so I can’t see that going away,” she stated.
“I will forever be Kanye’s biggest fan. He’s the father of my kids, Kanye will always be family.”
When requested about her future relationship prospects, specifically to relationship a non-celebrity, she stated she was open to the concept.
“Yeah, absolutely. Just someone that I think would understand what this life is about, though,” she stated.
“But I think what I was looking for and who I was, you know years ago is completely different than who I am today and I value privacy. And I just want something that’s like, really real.”
She additionally addressed rumors of her relationship CNN’s Van Jones and singer Maluma.
“Van texted me and was like, ‘This rumor has gotten me so many dates and I’m so grateful,'” Kim stated.
“No, I’m not dating either one – not Van Jones, not Maluma,” Kim stated.
“I’ve known him, I’ve seen him a few times, always in Miami, such a nice guy. So nice.”