Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, acknowledged the “mistakes” he made during his marriage to Kim Kardashian West in a public plea for reconciliation during a divorce.
Speaking on Wednesday at the Los Angeles Mission’s annual Thanksgiving event, the fashion designer said he should “go back home,” nearly a year after Kardashian West filed for divorce from the “Danda” rapper in February after nearly seven years. marriage .
“The story God wants is to make sure we can be redeemed in all these relationships,” said Ye, 44, at the charity event that serves Thanksgiving dinner to people who are homeless near the Skid Row encampment in Los Angeles.
He continued: “We made mistakes. I made mistakes. I’ve done things in public that weren’t acceptable as a husband, but now today, for whatever reason – I didn’t know I was in front of this microphone – but I’m here to change the story.”
‘PB will leave a mark’:‘SNL’ host Kim Kardashian jokes about divorce, family and Simpson
Ye said he will not let E! Network of Hulu – home of Kardashian/Jenner’s recently ended “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” series and their future reality show, respectively – “write my family’s story” no longer.
“I am the priest of my house,” he added. “I have to be next to my children as much as possible.” The former couple share four children: daughter North, 8, son Saint, 5, daughter Chicago, 3, and son Psalm, 2.
The outspoken rapper, who has made headlines with eyebrow-raising tirades in the past, said he was trying to get his message across “in the most calm” and “healthy way” possible. He added that a reconciliation with Kardashian West would influence other families to do the same.
“If the enemy can divorce Kimye, there will be millions of families who feel that that separation is okay,” Ye said. “But when God brings Kimye together, there will be millions of families who will be influenced to see that they can overcome the work of separation, of the trauma that the devil has used to capitalize on to keep people in misery while people transfer homeless to go to the Gucci store.”
‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ Reunion:Khloé reveals plastic surgery, more bombshells
Kim Kardashian Westofficially files for divorce from Kanye West after nearly 7 years of marriage
This isn’t the first time Ye has publicly alluded to reconciliation.
Speaking on Drink Champs earlier this month, Ye said he “wants to be together” with Kardashian West, adding that he’s “never seen the papers” and “we’re not even divorced”.
In August, the rapper Kardashian West took the stage during his third “Donda” listening session in Chicago. Kardashian West wore a veiled Balenciaga Haute Couture wedding dress from the fashion house’s fall collection in 2021, but she remained silent about what it meant for their relationship.
‘I’m still wearing a red hat’: Ye Says He Still Supports Trump, Calls John Legend a ‘Sold Out’
In June, Kardashian West, 41, burst into tears in a rare emotional moment over her marriage unraveling on the penultimate episode of ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians.’
When asked by Khloe Kardashian how her marriage is going, Kardashian West replied, “There’s no arguing. It’s all calm now, so I’ll just roll with it.”
“I honestly can’t take this anymore,” the founder of KKW Beauty said tearfully, speaking out to sisters Kylie and Kendall Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian. “Why am I still in this place where I’ve been stuck for years? He moves to a different state every year. I need to be together so I can raise the kids.”
She continued: “I feel like an (expletive) failure, that it’s a third (expletive) marriage… Yes, I feel like an (expletive) loser, but I can’t even think about that. I want to be happy. “
Since then, Kardashian West and Pete Davidson, 28, have sparked romance rumors after paparazzi saw the couple holding hands a few weeks after her “Saturday Night Live” performance.
Kardashian West was previously married to music producer Damon Thomas and (2000-2004) and former NBA player Kris Humphries (2011-2013), from whom she filed for divorce after just 72 days of marriage.
Contributions: Erin Jensen
Kim Kardashian Westbreaks over crumbling marriage to Kanye West on ‘Keeping Up’