Even though Kim Kardashian West considers the political activity of her husband Kanye West to be "exhausting" at times, she is still trying to embrace her positive side.
The 38-year-old mother of three counted The show of Alec Baldwin Y Richardson magazine that agrees to let the famous eccentric rapper, 41, do his thing, which in recent times has included a strange meeting with President Trump in the White House, ranting while wearing a MAGA hat Saturday night live, and affirming that "slavery is a choice".
Kardashian West said in an interview with Baldwin, 60, on Sunday night that "I left [Kanye] I know who he wants to be … I let him have his own views and opinions, even if they are different from mine. "
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He then revealed that his willingness to accept differences of opinion stems from growing up with Caitlyn Jenner, who is an unconditional conservative. (Jenner has returned support to Donald Trump, however, because of his position on LGBTQ issues.)
"We would always talk about it and we would be open," recalled Kardashian West of his childhood. "It was always good to have different points of view. I think it's just having an open mind. "
And her current dynamic with her husband is similar. "[We] I definitely have conversations if I do not understand something in private and I talk about that, "he said.
The star of reality also counted. Richardson and Baldwin says that one of the reasons she is willing to support West's controversial views is that there are distinct benefits to her own political activism. She recently became involved in criminal justice reform, and in particular helped to commute the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, 63, who spent 21 years in prison for a nonviolent drug crime for the first time.
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"I am aware that Kanye speaking in favor of Trump helped me through the door, got me to answer my call," Kardashian said in the magazine's twentieth anniversary edition published on Friday. "I've always had opinions different from Kanye's, but when I went there, and when I saw what could be done, I realized that I could do more if I focused on the subject I was passionate about instead of complaining."
Although she did not specifically mention Johnson in the publication, she clarified to Baldwin that "Alice always says that if it were not for Kanye she did not speak in support of Trump, then she would still be in jail." She says it all the time.
Kardashian West also revealed that the Paris robbery inspired her to rethink the crime. "I knew that I was being very careful and very cautious in identifying my situation, but I felt that many people want to do the work," he explained. "They just choose anyone."
Numerous sources have told PEOPLE in the past that West's behavior affects his wife. But the beauty mogul does not shy away from communicating her feelings to her husband.
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"She allows him to take the initiative, and never disagrees with him publicly," said one source. "She has decided that it is the right move, but she is not afraid to share her disagreements with him behind closed doors … Do not think she is afraid of him, because she is not, she is only handling him as best she can."
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Part of that management includes monitoring the mental health of the music producer, a source told PEOPLE this month. "Kim is very uncomfortable and unhappy with the whole situation," the source added.
"She finds Kanye brilliant, so she gets angry when he takes these public comments and introduces himself as someone who is not well." It's stressful for her. She knows she is not healthy at this time, but it is impossible to tell her … All she can do is wait for her to calm down mentally soon … Kim's family thinks he needs help, but Kanye does not, so he will not . occur."