The last week has been a difficult one for the Kardashian-West family.
According to multiple sources, Kanye West has cut off contact with multiple people in his inner circle, including his managers, lawyers and closest friends — and he’s also had multiple arguments with his mother-in-law Kris Jenner.
“He’s had huge blow-ups with Kris. She sees how erratic he’s acting and is most concerned about her daughter’s brand. She’s also trying to be a good mother-in-law, so he’s having explosive issues with her too,” a source close to the situation tells PEOPLE exclusively. “Everyone is really, really worried.”
A source close to the rapper contends that while West can be “eccentric and erratic,” not everyone sees his latest actions as cause for concern. Says the source: “A lot of this is just Kanye. He’s always been like that. He stirs the pot.”
Kardashian West playfully responded to her husband on social media, but the source close to the situation says it was an attempt to take charge. “Kim is trying to control him and the situation, but he can’t be controlled,” says the source about the couple, who are parents to 3-month-old Chicago, Saint, 2, and North, 4½. “She’s trying her best to support him on social media and show a different side of things, but it’s just not working.”
“He genuinely believes he’s God and a genius and that he can do everything on his own. He has a great love for Kim, but in his mind he doesn’t think Kim is a genius, and he’s telling her he knows what he’s doing,” adds the source.
Kanye West is distancing himself from his closest advisors and consultants, but one group of people who are confident the rapper is doing just fine and not on the brink of a breakdown are the Kardashians.
Sources directly connected to the Kardashian family tell The Blast they believe Kanye is “Perfection,” and “Has never been better.”
We’re told it’s true that Kanye has terminated some of his business relationships recently, but the Kardashians believe his “New team” is amazing and “All engines are blasting.” Our source was adamant that Kanye is not being erratic, and scoffed at those who believe the rapper may be suffering from a mental illness.
However, sources close to the other side say Kanye is distancing himself from those who worked with him through the toughest time in his life and career, and are very worried he is now surrounded by people who are not looking out for his best interests.
We’re told Kanye has recently put a new CEO in place at his Yeezy brand directing the day-to-day activity, and is apparently the only one who can advise the rapper on his career.
As we reported, Kanye’s close circle of friends and associates are very worried over his recent behavior, including the support of ultra-conservative political pundits like Candace Owens.
Kanye West has parted ways with much of his management team, and our sources say he seems a little erratic.
We’re told Kanye gave his team an ultimatum — work with him full-time or not at all. The various members of his team, including his lawyers and manager Scooter Braun, weren’t up for playing ball. Scooter has a million irons in the fire and working for Kanye full-time is out of the question.
Kanye has said he wants to be bigger than Apple. Problem is … various people who have been interacting with him say he’s hitting the guardrails. They’re quick to point out he’s not having the kind of meltdown he had in November 2016, but they say he’s acting erratically.
We’re told Kanye plans to do everything in-house — at least with respect to his music career. We’re told he’s still on good terms with Braun and they will continue doing business together. Scooter’s company helped Kanye launch his super successful Adidas business.