The awkward hug between Khloé Kardashian and Kanye West reveals ongoing tension in the family

 The awkward hug between Khloé Kardashian and Kanye West reveals ongoing tension in the family

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During a basketball game in Los Angeles, Khloé Kardashian experienced a tense encounter with her former brother-in-law, Kanye West. Khloé, 39, founder of Good American, and West, 46, had a brief and somewhat awkward interaction. Khloé arrived at the event holding hands with her daughter, True Thompson, age five, and her seven-year-old niece, Dream Kardashian.

The atmosphere grew tense when West, noticing Khloé, stood up to greet her. The hug they shared appeared forced, with Khloé offering a one-armed hug and turning her face away. They ended up sitting close to each other, adding to the awkwardness. Khloé, dressed in a long beige coat and black T-shirt, wore sunglasses indoors, adding to her enigmatic presence. West, in contrast, donned a black jacket and pants, his hood raised, seeming contemplative. Notably absent were Kim Kardashian and West’s new wife, Bianca Censori.

Kim and West, who have four children together, finalized their divorce in November 2022 after a series of public disagreements and revelations. The relationship between Kim and West has been rocky since she filed for divorce in February 2021. West’s public outbursts, often directed at Kim, have caused significant distress. He was ordered to pay $200,000 per month in child support, as reported by the Mirror, adding financial strain to their co-parenting situation.

West has publicly expressed his frustrations over his limited involvement in his children’s lives. According to Page Six, he vented about this in a Las Vegas party rant. Kim has acknowledged the difficulties of co-parenting with West, particularly in protecting their children from his controversial actions, including anti-Semitic comments. In an emotional discussion on The Kardashians, Kim shared her struggles with Khloé, lamenting the changes in West since their marriage.

The recent interaction between West and Khloé at the basketball game underscores the ongoing complexities within the Kardashian-West family dynamic. Captured in photos and videos, the brief but intense meeting reflected the lingering emotions and tensions following Kim and West’s separation. The Kardashians continue to navigate these intricate family relationships, with the public closely following the developments, highlighting the challenges of co-parenting in the spotlight.

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