As previously reported, the reality superstar, 35, launched the grainy clip of Swift, 26, and West, 39, by means of Snapchat on Sunday. A supply reveals that Kardashian came to the determination in excess of the weekend, even even though the pair had been sitting on the footage for months. “Kim was just waiting and did not want to submit the video initially. She’s not a conflict individual,” the supply says. “But Kim feels like it gets to a stage where you in fact have to start saying some thing.”

It turns out, West truly was conflicted about pulling the plug.

The rapper didn’t want to bring more needless awareness and stress to his wife of two many years and her famous family. As previously reported, West named Swift up to examine a lyric he wished to publish about her for his single, which is off his seventh studio album, The Lifestyle of Pablo. (A source tells the chat lasted additional than 30 minutes. ) In the video, Swift signs off on West’s “Taylor may well even now have intercourse” line. On the other hand, she mentioned in an Instagram publish on Monday that calling her “that bitch” was never talked about. “When Taylor initially freaked when the song debuted at the Yeezy show, Kanye tried calling Taylor again and reaching out to her,” a 2nd insider tells. “She was unresponsive to his outreach.”

Immediately after the fallout, Swift referred to as out West for his “misogynistic” song although accepting the 2016 Grammy Award for Album of the 12 months for on February 15. “I want to say to all the younger girls out there — there are going to be individuals along the way who are going to try out to undercut your good results or get credit score for your accomplishments or your fame,” Swift mentioned at the time. “But if you just target on the perform and you don’t allow those persons sidetrack you, someday when you get in which you’re going, you’ll look about and you will know that it was you and the folks who appreciate you who place you there. And that will be greatest feeling in the globe.”

That, sources say, is what truly “pushed Kim and Kanye more than the edge” — and in the end sealed Swift’s fate. “They wouldn’t have released that tape had she not committed her Grammys speech to bashing Kanye for some thing she was conscious of,” the supply explains. “Kim and Kanye hope that one particular day they can make up with Taylor. They are not interested in having this beef.” “Kim is glad that the reality is out there,” the insider adds. “Kim was sick of it for them, for their children, for everybody who believes in them, and she was not going to allow folks consider Kanye down.”