Kim Kardashian West has shared a message about her husband Kanye West and mental health.
Kim Kardashian West has shared a message about her husband Kanye West and mental health.In an Instagram Stories post on Wednesday, Kardashian West acknowledged that West has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and said it’s “incredibly complicated and painful” for many to understand.”As many of you know, Kanye has bi-polar 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,’ she wrote. “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 off the stigma and misconceptions about mental health.”She went on to call her husband a “brilliant but complicated” person and pointed out the struggles he has dealt with, including the loss of his mother, Donda West, in 2007.
“I understand Kanye is subject to criticism because he is a public figure and his actions at times can cause strong opinions and emotions,” she continued. “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 bi-polar disorder. Those who are close with Kanye know his heart and understand his words some times do not align with his intentions.”
Kanye West opens up about managing his mental health in David Letterman interviewA source close to West, speaking to CNN on condition of anonymity, said, “Kanye’s close friends and team are concerned and everyone’s top priority is to make sure that he’s getting the help he needs.”