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Kim Kardashian

Kanye West Relationship

Was 8 Years Coming

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

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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Kanye West showed what he was about when he interrupted Taylor Swift's moment of glory, ""I'm sorry, but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time," he proclaimed as B looked on from the crowd, stunned. " Seems to be a perfect match for Kimmy... but the visual? SKANKY at its best.....

893 days ago


LOL...even Stevie Wonder can see through this lame PR story. Kim's camp it trying to make it sound like her and Kanye have been "in love" with each other for a long time but the timing was not right.

Amber Rose stated one of the reasons her and Kanye split was because he was cheating on her with Kim and at this time Kris H. was unheard of. Kim was still with Reggie and she was cheating on him with Kanye.

Kim tried to get Reggie back after her and Kris split and Reggie didn't bite. INO Kim is lying when she said she found out her and Reggie weren't compatible anymore. Reggie don't want her anymore.

Snoop Dog had her pegged right when he said she was a ho.

Stop reporting on these two pathetic people and see how long they last together.

893 days ago


Kim Kardashian has never not done anything out of greed, money and attention.

Kim/Kardashians destroyed their own name, reputation, brand and so on. The bogus weddding/marriage scam E! paid for backfried on her/them big time. Kris Humphries was used and when he was no longer needed to suite Kims greed purposes tossed. As we know that con, scam backfired on her.

Sketchers replaced Kim with a French Bull dog (chances are the bull dog wasn't going to sue) being replaced by a dog, that's never good. Big time ouch. Lawyers consider Kim 'libel proof' when she herself did and caused so much damage to herself, her likability, credibility, name, brand and so on. Yet she is sueing Old Navy/The Gap for $20 million dollars over a commercial that never had anything to do with her for lible and damages and Kim claims it cost her $20 million dollars. The problem is Kim can't 'proove' her claim. Because it's a BS bogus lawsiute claim.

Kim Kardashian is on the cover of US magazine stating how Kris Humphries is trying to 'steal her money and ruin her name' that's beyond pathetic.

893 days ago

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

Kanye has a low attention span. Dangle some white meat in front of him and it'll be Kim who???

893 days ago


TMZ you do know you aint fooling nobody right? I see you are working for Kris Jenner now. She is leaking this story to say what? That Kim K is not a lying wretched woman? It all makes sense now. She was sleeping with Kanye and Kris concurrently and she decided she wanted Kanye's schlong and money more than Kris'. At least we thank her for sparing Kris H.

893 days ago


The good news though is that when this is all said and done Kanye will have enough materials for 40 albums. Popcorn manufacturers will also win because we will be eating a lot of it while we watch this movie. She really has cursed herself by calling herself Elizabeth Taylor. So sad.

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893 days ago

Celebrities Suck    

What ever happen with normal American TV shows? I love Lucy, The three stooges, Perfect Strangers, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, albert and costello, little house on the prairie, and the list goes on. These tv shows were worth watching. What's on tv now it worthless. The only thing you find on tv now in days are shoes about drunks, ho's, alcoholics, and people going to rehab? pathetic!

893 days ago


yeah, as if her makeup artist couldn't cover this up with a little concealer..the attention whore just wanted some media buzz

893 days ago


Funny. Five years ago I remember Perez Hilton being 10 miles up Paris Hilton's ass. And where his he now? TMZ needs to take note.

893 days ago


REALLY TMZ!!!!!! Do you really have to flaunt these two azzholes even on Easter!!!!

893 days ago


Kaka shians again ?

893 days ago


two completely ridiculous and utterly "without" people.

893 days ago


For Easter we have to see these two ROTTON EGGS.
This is a high Holy day not a day to force a pic of the two most hated dirtyest people on the plant.
of course not.

893 days ago

Joan K    

It just gets better and better, this is the biggest joke just like the whole Trashian Klan. Kimmie we know you read all of the comments about yourself because you can't stay away. How does it feel to know that America is on to you and your whole dumb azz family?

893 days ago
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