May 22, 2022

Kanye West fires one more attorney forward of Kim Kardashian hearing

One more one particular bites the dust.

Kanye West is now on to his fourth divorce legal professional, as he’s reportedly fired lawyer Chris Melcher forward of his Wednesday court docket hearing versus estranged wife Kim Kardashian.

According to TMZ, West, 44, let go of Melcher just after their relationship “had come to be extremely challenging, with small interaction.”

Resources told the outlet that West held altering his thoughts on no matter if he needed to settle factors amicably with Kardashian, 41, or place up a combat – considerably like he did when he objected to her original divorce calls for.

West will instead be repped by legal professional Samantha Spector, who recently represented Nicole Youthful in her divorce from producer Dr. Dre, TMZ reports.

A hearing for West and Kardashian’s ongoing divorce struggle has been scheduled for Wednesday, where a choose is expected to make a conclusion on the fact star’s request to be declared lawfully single.

TMZ reports that while Kardashian is envisioned to connect with in or video chat for the listening to, it’s “highly unlikely” her rapper ex will demonstrate up in individual.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Kardashian filed for divorce from West more than a 12 months in the past.
Andrew D. Bernstein

Kardashian submitted for divorce from West in February 2021. They share four young children: North, 8, Saint, 6, Chicago, 4, and Psalm, 2.

The Skims founder – who has considering the fact that moved on with “Saturday Night time Live” star Pete Davidson – formerly slammed West and his incapability to hold a lawyer in a statement posted to her Instagram Tale very last month.

“Divorce is hard more than enough on our small children and Kanye’s obsession with striving to handle and manipulate our predicament so negatively and publicly is only resulting in more discomfort for all,” she wrote at the time, in reaction to West’s because-deleted IG posts.

“It saddens me that Kanye carries on to make it impossible each and every stage of the way. I want to take care of all matters pertaining to our small children privately and with any luck , he can ultimately reply to the third attorney he has had in the final year to take care of any challenges amicably.”