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Kim Kardashian Says Taylor Swift Knew About Kanye West's 'Famous' Dig & Approved It

Kim Kardashian Says Taylor Swift Knew About Kanye West's 'Famous' Dig & Approved It

Kim Kardashian gets super candid in this interview for her GQ cover story.

Here’s what the 35-year-old reality star had to share with the mag:

On Taylor Swift knowing about Kanye West‘s song Famous and the conversation being filmed: “She totally knew that that was coming out. She wanted to all of a sudden act like she didn’t…I swear, my husband gets so much sh– for things [when] he really was doing proper protocol and even called to get it approved. What rapper would call a girl that he was rapping a line about to get approval?…Rick Rubin was there. So many respected people in the music business heard that [conversation] and knew. I mean, he’s called me a b—h in songs. That’s just, like, what they say. I never once think, [gasping] ‘What a derogatory word! How dare he?’ Not in a million years. I don’t know why she just, you know, flipped all of a sudden…It was funny because [on the call with Kanye, Taylor] said, ‘When I get on the Grammy red carpet, all the media is going to think that I’m so against this, and I’ll just laugh and say, ‘The joke’s on you, guys. I was in on it the whole time.’ And I’m like, wait, but [in] your Grammy speech, you completely dissed my husband just to play the victim again.”

On if they were in touch after: “No. Maybe an attorney’s letter she sent saying, ‘Don’t ever let that footage come out of me saying that. Destroy it.’”

On her brother Rob and Blac Chyna: “We’re all on board. We definitely see that my brother is happy and getting healthy, and whatever gets him to that place, you know, we’re happy for him. Chyna’s a sweet girl, and I think we all have so many things going on in our lives that we just want my brother to be happy. Has there been so many crazy things that happened? Yes. Is the whole situation, you know, just…? I think people want to feel like we’re all beefing and have this crazy fight, and we’re really not. I think the drama naturally follows.”

On looking through the Louis Vuitton garment bag that supposedly had the O.J. Simpson murder weapon in it: “The news was like, ‘Where is this Louis Vuitton bag?’ And I’m like, ‘Oh, it’s upstairs.’…[There were] just toiletries and clothes and golf clothes [in it]. Just random stuff. I’m pretty sure it’s, like, still in––probably in my dad’s storage.”

For more on Kim, visit GQ.com.

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  • Will

    No Kim the joke is on you, she wouldn’t dare say any that Her controlling mental husband didn’t approve of. So were expected to believe that Taylor was told she would be degraded and happily approved, because hookers never lie right Kim. Your a joke and prostitute and you never look happy(thank god) but this is what you wanted.

  • Liz

    I believe Kim and that Taylor sent a lawyer’s letter to stop the release of the tape to not hurt her image. If it would have been Eminem, he would had released that song and made no apologies of releasing the tape either. Taylor is a tiger, you can’t mess with her right now, she can get away with murder at this point. I think Taylor will eventually turn into Michael Jackson. Someone who’s beloved by many but then people will think it’s just too weird because they try to control everything to the point of becoming weird. She’s in her late 20s and still making bubblegum teen pop music.

  • MAXXX

    im actually siding with kim for once. taylor is at her peak right now, with a huge team behind her. She can literally do anything she wants.

  • smmy33

    Your siding with a known liar. Ok. What haven’t Kardiahains lied about.

    There zero reason for Taylor to have approved of those nasty lyrics. zero that benefit her. While Kanye career is dead and he needs shock publicity to get media attention.

    Kim and nutso husband can take her fat fake ass and lying mouth and go and get a real job, instead of thinking having a Instagram acct and a being a budget model is a real job.

  • Liz

    So Taylor hasn’t lied about anything? Like Kim said, she played the victim again. That’s her gimmick. Poor white, skinny, spoiled rich Taylor, always the victim. And gets away with it because of her privilege. I miss the days when people didn’t care about being likable and said what they wished to say and not care. Since when do legit rappers care or ask for permission?

  • Little Paper Stars

    I loathe Kim and Kanye but I’m inclined to believe them on this, Taylor feels incredibly contrived at this point, other stars are too, but there’s something about her, she’s pure mean girl under that little image she’s created. This is the whole reason that staged op with Hiddles was moved up, to deflect the fact she basically lied.

  • MollyBD

    That entire story sounds incredibly stupid. Like something a third grader made up.

  • Liz

    The thing I don’t understand is that she befriends some people who dis her (like Lorde) but when it comes to other people, she has no problem in playing the mean girl card (Katy Perry) or the victim (Kanye).

  • smmy33

    Obviously you’re at racist. What does Taylor’s race have to do with this.

    So your admitting the lyrics were no benefit to Taylor , so why approve of them. To play victim for what ???.. Even after her fans were more “told you the guy’s a loser and not to befriend him.”

    Kanye nothing to her, she didn’t have forgive or befriend him, she probably lost fans being nice to him.
    She didn’t come off as a victim… It was Kanye came off as nasty idiot as usual and someone who still hasn’t matured .

    The only person this helps is this pathetic fameho family , who use anything for publicity. And miss read the public on what is acceptable, ( degrading a women’s achievements and reducing her to nothing but a sex object ). so now they doing what usually do lie .

    You’re stupid enough to actually believe Kanye called and asked Taylor’s approval … ok…. I have a bridge in San Francisco to sell you.

  • Conte435

    You can’t reason with these people, they’re the same type of people who blame the girl for wearing a short skirt for her rape. Kanye West uses degrading language to define another artist, public calls him out. Instead owning up to it and apologizing he and his even grosser wife want the person he degraded to take the blame.
    Can’t make this stuff up.

  • Conte435

    She being as truthful here as when she swears up and down that that thing she has on her backend is real.

  • Tommi

    Or that her boobs are real, that she had nothing to do with her sex tape going public, that she never had plastic surgery, that her hair is real and that Kanye isn’t gay.
    The list of bullshit that comes out of this ho’s mouth is endless.

  • Von

    Not only do these idiots want to believe he called her for approval to all the lyrics (presumably he would have removed the lyrics if she said no) but that she said YES! As if she wouldn’t said thanks but no thanks, dude.

  • Cube_x3

    Kim says they have the Kanye and Taylor conversation on tape and vogue checked with Taylor Swift people and her lawyer responded that they in effect didn’t know it was on tape and they better not release the tape.

    The fix:
    Taylor should prove Kim a liar then by allowing Kanye to release the taped conversation, that would solve everything.

  • Von

    Maybe you should leave your parents basement and get some fresh air & exercise, your brain is deprived of much needed oxygen.
    That imaginary tape you think exists, is in a super doper safe place just like Kim’s sex tape before it mysteriously showed up on the net.

  • Cube_x3

    Under California law, one party of a two way non criminal conversation cannot release a taped conversation without the approval of the other party.

  • Von

    Assume that good for sex tapes too. LoL

  • Cube_x3

    No, it covers phone and in person conversation, which are deemed/assumed private by one of the party.

  • Von

    So would being video taped having sex and in private hotel room.
    Think the Hulk won a lawsuit of 140 million dollars, on just that.
    If you want to release a tape in the public, you can easily to do it without culpability .

  • Von

    She doesn’t say it was recorded she said other people heard the conservation, I guess these other are lying too, because of them come forward to back Kanye.

  • Cube_x3

    In her attorney letter, she did admit to having a phone conversation with Kanye about the song, she disputing that he asked her approval to include that line in the song.

  • Cube_x3

    The Hulk proved malicious intent and illegal ownership of his and his partner property…Totally different.

    There is a way to get it out there, it’s the Hollywood way, first he reports his laptop stolen and then when the tape mysteriously appear, he then says the tape was on his stolen laptop…Thus no culpability.

  • Cube_x3

    Read again Von, she said the videographer taped it.

  • Von

    Actually that they once had conversation, not that he called for approval or that he specifially told her the lyrics or that she knew and approved. She actually said she told him using words like bitch and so on were derogatory to women.

    So again who is lying this cow and her wacko husband.
    And if all these people heard the conversation, why haven’t none come forward to backup Kanye or Kim’s story.

    Taylor Swift must really be powerful in rap and hip&hop industry that they’re all scared LOL.

  • Von

    And what do you think Kim’s sex tape law suit grounds would have been.
    She could have easily sued because according to her she had nothing to do with it going public. More lying from the ho’

    Exactly, many ways a tape can be made public if it existed and even if it is removed ( celebrity nude photos) once it’s on the net it’s on for life.

  • Von

    And what do you think Kim’s sex tape law suit grounds would have been.
    She could have easily sued because according to her she had nothing to do with it going public. More lying from the ho’

    Exactly, many ways a tape can be made public if it existed and even if it is removed ( celebrity nude photos) once it’s on the net it’s on for life.

  • Von

    ” videographer” which means Taylor’s part of the conversation it’s heard. And it could be anyone talking to him.
    And you know Swift’s side is the truth or that tape would been made public. They know they can’t doctor it without leaving forensic evidence of tampering.

  • Von

    ” videographer” which means Taylor’s part of the conversation it’s heard. And it could be anyone talking to him.
    And you know Swift’s side is the truth or that tape would been made public. They know they can’t doctor it without leaving forensic evidence of tampering.

  • huh

    I am so sick of Katy Perry’s name being throw up out of context. Taylor Swift’s tours are worth A QUARTER of A BILLION dollars. Katy tried to damage her tour. PERIOD . Lorde was a young teenager who said a few things out of context and taylor understand mistakes like that. Totally DIFFERENT. Katy Perry has dumb fans for sure.

  • huh

    You sound so stupid siding with this plastic has naked woman. Get your head out of the gutter. Kanye west is a known liar. Kim is afraid of him so of course she’s going to come for someone 10 years younger who she knows isn’t going to physically hurt her.

  • huh

    Well then you are stupid. There are how many Kardasians? vs. Swifts? WAY more honey. each of those people have people. Way more people then Taylor has.

  • guest

    Kim is ignorant.

  • guest

    Why can’t Kim and Kanye just leave taylor alone. They are pathetic and a joke on the industry. Taylor doesn’t need them for something as stupid as this. Kanye should understand she doesn’t want to be bothered by them and their trash.

  • Athena Politou

    Cause rape and a Kanye West song are VERY comparable. You got it, Einstein.

  • Von

    Because both Kim and Kanye are leeches and leeches have to leech onto someone richer, more powerful then them. ( Kanye’s obsession with Jay And Beyonce)

  • huh

    This is the woman with the HUGE fake azz and tits. Lumpy and uneven. This is the man who begged Mark Zuckerberg for money because he is in so much debt. They are the victim players honey! Taylor is the boss.

  • Leyzzle Swizzle

    It is hard to believe a Kardashian, expecially Kim… But i’m with her now. Taylor is fake as f*ck. I wouldn’t be surprise if she actually had said that was everything ok, just to pretend that it was not and that she was mad and disgusted with Kanye’s behavior and use this to state her fake feminism.
    Taylor is just as fake as Kim *ss and boobs, guys!!!

  • huh

    At least Taylor makes money by being a ROCK star and writing music. Kim K. is dependent on her mama family and crazy husband to have drama in their life for a REALITY show.

  • Conte435

    As if you know who Einsten is, idiot.
    To use words to degrade a women ( especially in a song) can be just as powerful a humiliation as physical harm. Guess you’ve never heard the word “bulling” and people committing suicide simply because of what people say about them, you idiot
    Kanye used degrading terms, diminished her success and then reduced her to a sexual object for him to use.

    To add insult on top of injury, Kanye and his loser wife want Taylor Swift to take the responsibility for Kanye’s actions and words, as if he was blameless and the victim.
    Do you understand what the similarities are, for blaming a victim for her own rape, idiot

  • Leyzzle Swizzle

    i don’t care about how kim or taylor made their money. I’m not a fan of any of them.
    But Taylor use fakeness to make money like with that apple pr stunt.
    Taylor could be in the same box with kim. I don’t believe in anything that taylor does. She is disgusting

  • huh

    Apple was not a PR stunt, she wrote that letter like she writes MOST of her songs. Taylor makes MOST her money through touring and selling music. Kim K. makes her money by working with mama. Grown azz 35 y/.o baby talking …..I’ll stop there. And you are one of those haters who wouldn’t give her a break no matter what. Everything is fake to you. So answer this why are you here if you like no one involved in the topic. Just to be a bitch?

  • Conte435

    Don’t bother the person makes zero sense, just full of petty jealously.
    With sixth grade arguments , Fake .. they’re celebrities, do they you know who the real Beyoncé or Rihanna or Madonna are.
    Do know if Jay Z really cheated or is their marriage fake or headed to divorce or who Rihanna dates since last official boyfriend was 9 years ago.

    They sell music and entertain which has nothing to do with Kim Kardahian who’s infamous not famous .. for Porn and having really big fake ass.

  • Anna

    I don’t like the Kardashians but I believe Kim and Kanye. Taylor is secretly a mean girl. Her entire life was brought up from her PR team. Everything from the people she dated, to the so called feminist bs she spews, to the celebrity squad group she makes and breaks, to the other celebs she asskisses to be liked, to the victim persona she has on for her PR team. Taylor is a joke. Nothing is more of a joke than Kim and Kanye but I have a feeling they’re truthful with this. This sounds like something Taylor would do. Say yes to please someone at the moment then realize later on what a mistake it was, then act dumb as if she never did it in the first place. She tries too hard to make everyone love her.

  • plez

    Just because Kim doesn’t mind her husband calling her a bitch doesn’t mean all women would consider it a compliment.

  • Gina

    I believe Kim. Taylor flipped the script so she can take some sort of hero feminist approach. She ended up getting the praise and the glory she wanted. She’s disgusting.

  • jh7058622

    Preach! She’s so fake it’s sad. She’s worse than the Kardashians because at least they are self aware of their vapidness Taylor likes to put on this innocent act.

  • Mercy Murphy
  • guest

    Taylor focuses on her music and writing. She does not have time for silly PR stunts her talent speaks for itself. Kim is vindictive and thinks everyone else is just like her. K & K need to get a life that does not include Taylor. Kim used to stalk Beyonce and lie about them being friends. kim is just a weird shameless bottom feeder and it is backfiring. Don’t blame Taylor and stop using her to get attention. Her fans don’t care about Kanye’s music so this won’t affect her. Country fans do not listen to Kanye and do not care about anything he has to say about Taylor. Who do the K’s think they are fooling?

  • Gina

    Oh, you poor deluded fool. Good luck to you.

  • guest

    Stop projecting. You are the most deluded of all to assume that everyone uses PR the same way. Real artists and celebrities are much more responsible when it comes to their image.

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