The love of family. Kanye West would do anything for his kids — even if that means buying a house next to his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian, to keep them closer.“My solace comes from seeing my kids and getting a solid schedule,” the 44-year-old rapper told Jason Lee in a teaser for the Monday, January 17, episode of Hollywood Unlocked. “That’s why I even got the house.”The Yeezy designer claimed in the clip, released on Friday, January 14, that the media “flipped [it] into [saying that] there was something wrong with me getting a house next to my kids.”In December 2021, West — who split from 41-year-old Kardashian 10 months prior after six years of marriage — purchased a house across the street from his and the Skims founder’s family home.
The estranged couple share four kids: North, 8, Saint, 6, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 2.The “Jesus Walks” rapper revealed during his Hollywood Unlocked interview that he knows what it feels like to live apart from one of his parents.“When my mom took me from Atlanta to Chicago, my dad didn’t come to the coldest and most-dangerous city in the world to be next to me,” West explained, noting that his dad chose to stay back in Atlanta for his career. “There’s nothing with my career, whether it’s rap [or designing], none of that is going to keep me from my children.”The “Off the Grid” musician further insisted that he wanted “everyone to know” how important his four children are to him.“Don’t play with me and don’t play with my children,” he concluded. “Ain’t no security going to get between me and my children.”West raised eyebrows last month when he secured a property in the same neighborhood as Kardashian and his kids for $4.5 million.Read more on usmagazine.com