After sifting through the Kim Kardashian photographic lexicon in order to narrow down these 10 most Kim Kardashian outfits ever worn by Kim Kardashian, I have reason to believe that the Internet is comprised at least 50 percent of Kim Kardashian photos. There are sooooooooo many. There are event photos, there are party photos, there are posed paparazzi photos none-too-subtly masquerading as “candids” from back when, ugh, Kim had to call the paparazzi on herself. But since Kanye West entered the Kim scene early last year, there are significantly fewer shots of Kim and Kris trying on every necklace in every store on jaunts to Europe. Those of us who are masochistic enough to keep up with the Kardashians weekly also know that Kanye’s utmost passion has been enabling and advising his girl’s sartorial metamorphosis, from low-budget leopard print aficionado to polished upscale adult.
The transformation has been a JOY, to say the least, but we admit we kind of miss the old Kim — you know, Kim the Bebe designer, Kim the Quick Trim rep, Kim the cornrow-wearer … Kanye would never allow these things. In the spirit of nostalgia AND KIM’S 33RD BIRTHDAY!!!!!!, we’re giving you Kim Kardashian’s 10 most (pre-Kanye) Kim Kardashian looks of all time, rated as we imagine Kanye would rate them … on a scale from one to five Kanyes. We call this the Kanye Scale.
Four months after giving birth to daughter North, Kim Kardashian put on a skimpy white bathing suit and posted this full-body selfie on Instagram. (I guess kicking
karbs carbs on the Atkins diet is working?) Kanye retweeted the photo to his legion of followers, and alerted Kim, “HEADING HOME NOW.” I’m so glad that social media makes it possible for all of us to witness celebrity foreplay, aren’t you? [Just Jared]
Over the past fortnight I’ve watched as a familiar narrative re-emerged around rapper Kanye West. Basically, Kanye’s an arrogant ranting asshole who needs to shut up, and stick to music. The end.
Admittedly, Kanye doesn’t help his cause. At times his behavior lends credence to what I think is a shallow theory.
Yes, Kanye West regularly makes outrageous statements about his overstated abilities and does silly things. But based solely on the Zane Lowe and Jimmy Kimmel interviews, Kanye’s fury can be distilled down to a single factor — he’s frustrated that despite his wealth, passion and accomplishments, he’s unable to start a joint venture with any of the major fashion companies. This frustration is deepened by the fact that he’s demonstrated he has influence over consumer buying habits and trends. Keep reading »
Last night, Kanye West, clad in a serene light blue tunic, sat down with Jimmy Kimmel to clear the air over their whole “rap feud.” It was … interesting. First of all, Kanye, at one point, pronounces his own name the way the Kardashians do — Kan-YE. What’s up with that? After some early groveling by Kimmel, Kanye launched into a really long monologue of sorts (above, in two parts) about being taken seriously as a celebrity, the evils of the media, how he’s a creative genius, and, oh yeah, classism. It was really kind of epic and luckily, those busy little robots over at Buzzfeed transcribed the whole joint, which you can read after the jump. Keep reading »
When it comes to appearing on “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” Kanye West has a strict cameos-only policy. That means he refuses to be a regular “character,” and he even refuses to be mic’ed when he’s on camera … and he is rarely, and I mean rarely, on camera. There’s lots of talking about Kanye with very little actual presence of Kanye, so yeah, he comes across less like Kim‘s (future, at this point) baby-daddy and more like a weird apparition that may or may not take a physical form. The brilliant minds at Vulture put together this beyond amazing supercut of the Kardash klan mentioning phantom Kanye. “Ghost Of Kanye” is otherworldly and excellent. Please watch. [NYMag.com]
Dudes, I can hardly handle the cheeks. So freaking cute. Kim and Kanye sure spawned some serious cuteness.
So, this week on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Jimmy made a little fun of a recent Kanye West interview the rapper did with BBC Radio One. After showing some of the clips from the interview, Kimmel had children act out the interview, you know, to illustrate how ridiculous Kanye sounds.
Kanye was not having it. He spent yesterday evening tweeting his distaste for Kimmel IN ALL CAPS. Keep reading »
Is this really happening? After all of this time, and all of Anna Wintour‘s reported efforts — discouraging Kanye West from attending the Met Ball with Kim on his arm, refusing to deign to Yeezus’ request that North’s official unveiling come by way of a Vogue cover — is Kim Kardashian finally finding herself embraced, or at least tolerated, by the fashion industry’s inner circle?
Considering the sex tape/reality TV star landed the newest cover of Carine Roitfeld‘s biannual editorial tome CR Fashion Book, all signs point to … maybe. Carine famously fell out with Wintour in 2010, which resulted in her ousting from the editor-in-chief position at Vogue Paris, so to suggest that Kim has at long last ingratiated herself with the Vogue crowd would be a bit of a stretch. Still, the photos, shot while Kim was almost nine months pregnant, are nothing to shrug at — they were art-directed by close Kanye (and Carine) compadre Riccardo Tisci of Givenchy, and who worked the camera but Karl Lagerfeld himself? Not bad, Kim, not bad. Kanye’s infamous Tweet, forever memorialized on this holy grail of T-shirts, is starting to make that much more sense.
And the grills are just the beginning — check out the rest of the spread, including, yes, the belly shot, after the jump. [Celebuzz; WWD] Keep reading »