A recent episode of the Kardashians' new Hulu reality show gives a glimpse into just how divorce proceedings between Kim Kardashian and Ye started to become so acrimnious.
In the episode of The Kardashians, Kim revealed Ye walked out of her monologue while hosting Saturday Night Live last year.
What set Ye off?
Apparently, Ye took offense to Kardashian's monologue jokes, including one in which she called him a "rapper."
Kim Kardashian: Kanye West Walked Out of \u2018SNL,\u2019 Stopped Talking to Me Over Monologue\u00a0Jokeshttps://variety.com/2022/tv/news/kim-kardashian-kanye-west-walked-out-snl-monologue-jokes-1235259468/\u00a0\u2026— Variety (@Variety) 1651778207
Kardashian lightly ribbed her infamously controversial then husband.
"I married the best rapper of all time."
"Not only that, he’s the richest Black man in America."
"A talented, legit genius who gave me four incredible kids."
"So, when I divorced him, you have to know it came down to just one thing: his personality."
Seems innocent enough, right?
Not to Ye.
On The Kardashians, Kim told her sister Kourtney that Ye was so offended by the monologue that he not only walked out of the SNL studio, but stopped speaking to her.
"He walked out on ‘SNL’ like mid-monologue, so I haven’t talked to him since."
She then detailed what set Ye off.
"He’s upset over the fact that I said the reason I divorced him—used the word ‘divorced’—he wished I’d said the word 'filed for divorce.'"
"And he’s upset that I also used the word 'rapper.'"
"He said, 'I’m so much more than a rapper. I can’t believe you said rapper.'"
Kim went on to say Ye's response angered her because she stuck by him through many difficult moments throughout their marriage.
She told Kourtney:
"I’ve sat there through so many speeches that have not been the most comfortable for me."
"But that was my partner and I stood by him."
"I would never embarrass him and walk out and leave."
And she gave a glimpse into the rapper's legendary ego.
"He’s so used to getting exactly what he wants."
"I’ve never seen anything like it."
Given the incredibly shocking turns their divorce has since taken, especially after Kardashian began dating SNL star Pete Davidson, Kim's revelations definitely raised eyebrows among fans of both parties on Twitter.
Kanye leaving SNL mid monologue cause Kim said "divorced" instead of "filed to be divorced" has gotta be an all time pettiest things I've ever heard #TheKardashians— We Need To Talk (@We Need To Talk) 1651726008
Trying so hard to create a raucous by riling up Kanye fans.\n\nNo one is still going to watch that show. Stop chasing clout with Kanye's name.\n\nCan't this show ever make headlines and trend on its own without Kanye?... \n\nPete ain't clout enough?...— Unstoppable Legend (@Unstoppable Legend) 1651746159
As @CountessLuann always says, money can't buy you class. #TheKardashianshttps://twitter.com/EW/status/1522131496810725378\u00a0\u2026— Kristen Baldwin (@Kristen Baldwin) 1651749389
#TheKardashians \n\n@KimKardashian on how rich it is that Kanye is pissed about SNL jokes: \u201cI\u2019ve sat through so many speeches\u2026\u201d\n\nThere are many shitty speeches she could be referring to but I do wonder if this one makes the cut\u2026pic.twitter.com/VIrjUJYggm— Nicole (@Nicole) 1651818067
Why is she talking about him at all? He has been quiet, hopefully somewhere healing. Stop stirring up stuff then play victim when he goes on a rant via social media.— RandomThoughts (@RandomThoughts) 1651772384
Kanye walking out of SNL is the dumbest thing everhe\u2019s pathetic #TheKardashians— \ud83e\udd2a (@\ud83e\udd2a) 1651752358
Gosh. That\u2019s what it took? Not offended by anything else? Very tolerant individual— Michele Wisley (@Michele Wisley) 1651741472
Ye move on she trynna drive you crazy so she can have drama for her show!https://twitter.com/etnow/status/1522322424238252033\u00a0\u2026— in my own lane Fr (@in my own lane Fr) 1651794088
#Kanye got #ButtHurt over a joke!!!\nBless his little #MAGA heart! \n\n#KanyeWest #SNLhttps://twitter.com/TMZ/status/1522224632144830465\u00a0\u2026— Chris (@Chris) 1651762088
Kardashian said last month she's "hopeful" her relationship with Ye can become more cordial in the future.
Time will tell whether these new revelations help or hinder that endeavor.