Kim Kardashian Buys New Malibu Mansion

A source tells PEOPLE that Kim Kardashian's latest purchase is "another way for her to have her independence" from her ex-husband, Kanye West. 

Kim Kardashian just bought a new house in Malibu, but she will still live in the house she has with her family in Hidden Hills.

The 41-year-old founder of SKIMS bought the house this month, and a source told PEOPLE what she wants to do with the Malibu home.

"The house in Malibu is only a beach house. She is not selling her Hidden Hills house, "they told me."

Kanye's house is very close to [the Hidden Hills house], and this is another way for her to be on her own," said a second source, explaining why she bought it

In 2021, West bought a house on the other side of the street from Kardashian's main home.

In 2014, Kardashian and her ex-husband reportedly bought a mansion in Hidden Hills for $20. However,

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