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Kim Kardashian

Kanye West Relationship

Was 8 Years Coming

4/8/2012 6:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Kim Kardashian and Kayne West
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have been dating for roughly two weeks, but it's a relationship 8 years in the making ... TMZ has learned.

According to our sources, the two have been friends since 2004 -- and have flirted on-and-off -- but the timing was never right to pursue a relationship ... until now.

We're told both sides always felt a spark, but they NEVER acted inappropriately while Kanye was with Amber Rose ... or while Kim was with Kris Humphries.

In fact, we're told Kim was recently kicking around the idea of reconciling with Reggie Bush ... but after hanging out with him in Miami a few weeks ago, decided the two weren't compatible anymore.

Kim finally reconnected with Kanye in Paris when she attended his fashion show ... and shortly after that, both sides decided to "give dating a shot."

And so far, we're told Kim has been super-impressed with the rapper ... who pulled one hell of a surprise when they hit up FAO Schwarz in NYC a few days ago.

Sources say Kanye made some calls and had an entire floor of the toy store roped off so they could get a private lesson from a guy who taught them how to play "Chopsticks" on the over-sized piano featured in the movie "Big."

Kim's currently back in L.A. ... but we're told she plans to get her ass back to NYC as soon as possible to see him.


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Cognizant _illiberal    

"gave been dating for two weeks" proof read? not that i care but grammer nazis love when you do this and dont deserve the satisfaction. kangaay and k trash are loosers, good move two get people paying attention to them like they are doing it for , god knows she is doing it for headlines , that is why she does anything

905 days ago
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Jay W.     

Kim's very attractive... I'll give her that. Would be difficult to turn it down.

905 days ago
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teamlindsay    

This is so BS and she's just saying that to make Kris mad. Kim was single for a LONG time before she got involved with Kris and Kanye has always been single except when with Amber (obviously, cause he's an *******) so they could have dated many many times. These 2 are so retarded and just want attention (no surprise)

905 days ago
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Freckles    

Any excuse to whore this crap out. God, stop with the Kardashian BS. Nobody cares!

905 days ago
5.

Superman    

TMZ = Kartrashian PR team


I don't believe a word that was written in this BS fluff piece!

905 days ago
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Drk Gntlmn    

Kim WhoreTrashian is a talentless troll that will do anything and anyone to remain relevant. She deserves Kangaye, he is a self absorbed piece of **** just like Kim and Kartrashian family.

905 days ago
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Hate Kim K    

Kim KarTRASHian is nothing but a vile skank whore. Even her own brother has said so. When does Kim does Kayne porn tape come out?? That's all she's good for! Yuck!

905 days ago
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ria    

There's so many lies and damaged control in this story, it's laughable. They have "flirted" on and off for 8 years, AND there were "sparks" for eight years, lmaoo. The PR made sure to mention how both never acted inappropriate while they were with other people, lmao, because everyone is believing Amber Rose accusation and plus it will look bad in the divorce case, we all know Kim Wh0re is a cheating s lut. Oh and they made sure to say how she the one that ended things with Reggie, because they not compatible anymore, lmaoo. Damn TMZ, you must be exhausted working overtime for this trashy family.

905 days ago
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Marilyn    

Private piano lessons to play "Chopsticks"
Who has that?
She's on her way to "Beethoven's Ninth"
NOT!

905 days ago
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ria    

Do you really believe 2 narcissist with 0 morals can be attracted to each other and not act on it for 8 years? lmaooo. This is the weakest damaged control I have ever read. TMZ we don't believe you, you need more peoples!!! KIM AND KANYE ARE NOT REALLY DATING, they trying too hard to convince us..EPIC FAIL.

905 days ago
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Hate Kim K    

hey **** head, what does Armenian have to do with it? Her mom's not Armenian. Nothing like knocking an entire nationality to make your point.

905 days ago
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Deelight    

Kim..... Youz a HOE....Hoe... I guess there is at least one person on this planet that likes you after all. However your guys are perfect for each other because I can't stand neither of you!!!

905 days ago
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Phreaky    

TMZ you're ridiculous with this story. Kim *did* screw him when he was with Amber, Kanye *is* gay - and the worst part, they announce they are "dating" the same exact day his song drops about his love for her. This is PR 101 from Kim's camp. Look how fast you quit talking about her flour bombing, her divorce, and all the other negative stories that have been coming for weeks on her. They are "girlfriends" who made an agreement to get the press off her back - AND IT'S ONLY WORKING BECAUSE YOU WONT SHUT UP ABOUT IT.
Kim is famous because she got p1ssed on! Don't forget!

905 days ago
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Jackie    

HA HA....The biggest sticking media whore in the history. Bahha....go wash your tuna....b!tch

905 days ago
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Symian    

It was 8 years coming... because he was in line. ;)

905 days ago
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