People: Justin Bieber Wants to Be Supportive Amid Rift between Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Rebelander Basilan
Aug 09, 2020
05:00 A.M.
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As reported by PEOPLE, Justin Bieber has stepped in to help as power couple, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, deal with a strained period in their union. 

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Bieber is a longtime friend of both Kardashian's and West's. On July 24, the acclaimed singer and his wife, Hailey Baldwin, went to Cody, Wyoming, to visit West.

Bieber and Hailey, who married in September 2018, were spotted giving the rapper warm embraces as they showed up. 

Justin Bieber during a 2015 performance in Atlanta. | Photo: Getty Images

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West, who suffers from bipolar disorder, recently went through a hysterical outburst at a political rally and on social media.  A source told PEOPLE that Bieber wants to be supportive, adding:

"He told Kanye that he needed to talk to Kim. And Kanye finally texted Kim and they talked on the phone."

With regards to mental health problems, Bieber is "beyond supportive" of the rapper in view of his own previous battles, according to the publication.

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In his early 20s, Bieber has been open about dealing with depression and his utilization of drugs, as reported by The Sun.

The "Love Yourself" singer later took to social media to share his will to "help the broken" and have empathy for individuals experiencing a difficult time. 

Kardashian is trying to protect their children from the public outbursts of their father.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at the Balmain show on March 5, 2015. | Photo: Getty Images

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Bieber and Hailey's visit followed west's presidential campaign event in North Charleston, South Carolina. During the occasion, the rapper emotionally revealed that he had prevented his wife from aborting North, their eldest daughter.

West also took to Twitter to claim that he had been trying to divorce the famous reality star for two years. After the KKW Beauty founder visited him in the emergency room recently, West tweeted a conciliatory sentiment to Kardashian. 

"I would like to apologize to my wife Kim for going public with something that was a private matter," West wrote. "Please forgive me. Thank you for always being there for me."

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Kardashian, who got her first stint in showbiz as stylist of Paris Hilton, reacted to the conduct of her husband and said she feels "powerless" to support him.

An insider told The Sun that West's recent outbursts about his marriage, family and extremist perspectives are "nothing new."

The source also claimed that numerous comparable tirades would just be edited out on the hit reality show, "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."

Meanwhile, a source told PEOPLE that Kardashian is trying to protect their children from the public outbursts of their father.

The couple, who exchanged their wedding vows in May 2014, share daughters North and Chicago, and sons Saint and Psalm.

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