According to a source, Kim Kardashian and her new boyfriend Pete Davidson have been sticking to group dates in the hopes of keeping Kanye West from spiralling.
“The group outings are to spare Kanye’s feelings. Kim doesn’t want to do what her sister [Kourtney Kardashian] does with Travis [Barker], the non-stop PDA photos,” an insider says.
“[Kim] thinks hanging out in a group makes it seem more casual. She wants to keep Kanye from being hurt and devastated,” the source added.
Kanye West has been candid about his mental health issues, including bipolar disorder, which he claims makes him “hyper-paranoid.”
While Kim and Pete prefer to be with others, they have had plenty of alone time. On Monday, the comedian was seen leaving Kim’s New York City hotel after spending the night there. Later, a spy caught her attempting to sneak out of his Staten Island condo through a back door.
Last month, the couple was also seen walking and giggling in Palm Springs and on a private dinner date in Staten Island.
Even though Kim filed for divorce in February and recently submitted paperwork to be declared legally single, West has been vocal about his desire to reconcile with his estranged wife.
During the Free Larry Hoover Benefit Concert at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 10, the 44-year-old rapper begged her to “run back” to him, and he also went on a rant about how God wants him back with the “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” alum during a charity event on Skid Row on Thanksgiving Eve.
Kanye also said, “If the enemy can separate Kimye, there’s going to be millions of families that feel like that separation is OK.
“But when God brings Kimye together, there’s going to be millions of families that are going to be influenced to see that they can overcome the work of the separation, of trauma the devil has used to capitalize to keep people in misery while people step over homeless people to go to the Gucci store.”
Kanye West, who has daughters North, 8, and Chicago, 3, as well as sons Saint, 6, and Psalm, 2, with Kim Kardashian, was previously seen with model Vinetria, but it was reported this week that the pair had split up.