1 of 31 | Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West attend Vanity Fair's Oscars party in February 2020 (Credit: Rich Fury / VF20 / Getty Images)
2 of 31 | Kim and Kanye at an Intermix clothing store opening in 2007. They met in the early 2000s, but it would be years before they were romantically involved. (Credit: Chris Weeks / WireImage / Getty Images)
3 of 31 | Kim and Kanye with Kourtney Kardashian, Kim's sister, at a party in Holmby Hills, California, in 2008. (Credit: Michael Bezjian / WireImage / Getty Images)
4 of 31 | Kim and Kanye look at the board of an NBA game as they sit among the crowd in Los Angeles in May 2012. (Credit: Harry How / Getty Images)
5 of 31 | Kim and Kanye (right) alongside another famous celebrity couple, Beyonce and Jay-Z, at the BET Awards in July 2012. (Credit: Christopher Polk / Getty Images)
6 of 31 | Kim receives a birthday cake while attending the Angel Ball in New York in October 2012. She had a birthday the day before. (Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images)
7 of 31 | Kim and Kanye in a vehicle while in London in November 2012. (Credit: Niki Nikolova / FilmMagic / Getty Images)
8 of 31 | The couple ring in the new year at a party in Las Vegas in December 2012. (Credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage / Getty Images)
9 of 31 | Kim and Kanye attend the Met Gala in New York in May 2013. (Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images)
10 of 31 | The couple pose for Vogue magazine, in its April 2014 issue. They married in Italy the following month. (Credit: Vogue)
11 of 31 | Kim carries the couple's first daughter, North West, at a fashion show in Paris in September 2014 (Credit: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff / French Select / Getty Images).
12 of 31 | Kanye whispers something to Kim during a red carpet in November 2014 (Credit: Valerie Macon / AFP / Getty Images)
13 of 31 | Singer Taylor Swift talks to Kanye at the Grammy Awards in February 2015 (Credit: Kevin Mazur / WireImage / Getty Images)
14 of 31 | Kim carries North to a fashion show in New York in February 2015. Joining him are Kanye and rapper Nicki Minaj at a fashion show in New York in February 2015 (Credit: Craig Barritt / Getty Images).
15 of 31 | The couple visit a tattoo parlor in London in February 2015 (Credit: Eagle Lee / Barcroft Media / Getty Images)
16 of 31 | Kim holds North while the family visits Geghard Monastery in Armenia in April 2015. Kim's grandparents were Armenian-American. (Credit: Karen Minasyan / AFP / Getty Images)
17 of 31 | Kim and Kanye attend the Met Gala in New York in May 2015 (Credit: J. Countess / FilmMagic / Getty Images)
18 of 31 | The couple kiss at the MTV Video Music Awards in August 2015 (Credit: Christopher Polk / MTV1415 / Getty Images)
19 of 31 | Kanye gives a surprise on "American Idol" with an audition in October 2015. Kim was pregnant with her second baby. (Credit: FOX / Getty Images)
20 of 31 | Kim and Kanye pose with members of her family in February 2016. From left to right are Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom, Kris Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kanye, Kim, Caitlin Jenner and Kylie Jenner. (Credit: Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images)
21 of 31 | Kim and Kanye walk the red carpet at the Met Gala in May 2016 (Credit: Timothy A. Clary / AFP / Getty Images)
22 of 31 | The couple attends the MTV Video Music Awards in August 2016 (Credit: Mike Coppola / MTV1617 / Getty Image)
23 of 31 | Kanye holds his son Saint and Kim holds North as they walk in New York in August 2016 (Credit: Alo Ceballos / GC Images / Getty Images)
24 of 31 | Kim and Kanye appeared on "Celebrity Family Feud" in February 2018. It was the Kardashian family versus the West family. (Credit: Byron Cohen / Walt Disney Television / Getty Images)
25 of 31 | The couple sit in the dressing room during Travis Scott's Astroworld tour in December 2018 (Credit: Handout / Rich Fury / Getty Images)
26 of 31 | Kim and Kanye arrive at the Met Gala in New York in May 2019 (Credit: Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty Images)
27 of 31 | The family is photographed in New York in September 2019. Kim gave birth to daughter Chicago in January 2018 and son Psalm in May 2019. (Credit: Gotham / GC Images / Getty Images)
28 of 31 | The couple walks down Sixth Avenue in New York in October 2019 (Credit: James Devaney / GC Images / Getty Images)
29 of 31 | Kanye speaks at the Innovator Awards in New York in November 2019 (Credit: Lars Niki / Getty Images)
30 of 31 | From left to right, North, Kim, Kanye and Saint Walt together in New York in December 2019 (Credit: TheStewartofNY / GC Images / Getty Images)
31 of 31 | Kim and Kanye are photographed in Paris in March 2020 (Credit: Mehdi Taamallah / NurPhoto / Getty Images)
(CNN) –– Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce from Kanye West , a Los Angeles Superior Court clerk confirmed to CNN on Friday.
Christy Welder, representative of Kardashian West, confirmed the divorce request. Although he noted that Kardashian West has no additional comment. CNN contacted Kanye West for comment
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are discussing divorce (January)
Divorce filing details were not immediately available
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who were married in Italy In 2014 in the middle of a lavish wedding, they have lived apart for some time.
West has reportedly been living at home in Wyoming, while Kardashian West has stayed in California with their children.
The couple met The early 2000s, however, would be years before they became romantically involved.
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West interviewed his wife for Vogue Arabia and asked her about the first time that they met.
«That was before you released your first album and you were known as a music producer. I was very shy. You thought she was Brandy's assistant (singer), and she wasn't, ”Kardashian West recalled. "Since you said that, it was everywhere… like 'Kim is Brandy's assistant.' I was her friend and stylist. (Laughs) I thought you were attractive, nice, very charming, very funny, powerful. I was in awe of you, but I was very shy, quiet and a little nervous, to be honest. ”
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were in high-profile relationships before it became public in 2012 that they were together. PP West proposed to her. Kardashian publicly: she rented a sports stadium and hired an orchestra, while her family watched from nearby. The entire moment was documented and shared on the popular E! " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " .
The couple has four children. Their first daughter, North, was born in 2013, followed by their son, Saint, in 2015. This was followed by Chicago, in 2018, and Psalm, in 2019.
The couple supported each other through difficult times, including the armed robbery suffered by Kardashian. West in Paris in 2016 during an assault on the place he was in.
In 2018, West tweeted his admiration for his wife.
"Gratitude and happiness best describe what my wife means to me," wrote . "I am deeply grateful and purely happy."
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Kardashian West, meanwhile, has also frequently defended her husband, who has been outspoken about his struggles with bipolar disorder. In addition to the controversy she has generated with her provocative tweets and political views.
Last summer, Kardashian West sought public understanding in a social media post .
“I understand that Kanye is criticized because he is a public figure and his actions can sometimes cause strong opinions and emotions, "he wrote in a statement shared on social networks. “He is a bright but complicated person who, in addition to the pressures of being an artist and a black man, experienced the painful loss of his mother and has to deal with the pressure and isolation that is exacerbated by his bipolar disorder. Those close to Kanye know his heart and understand that his words sometimes do not align with his intentions, "wrote Kim Kardashian West. CNN's
Sandra Gonzalez contributed to this report.