Kim Kardashian Leaked Video Of A Private Conversation Between Taylor Swift & Kanye
Happier times in 2015. (Getty)
[UPDATES BELOW] As the world burns around us, Kim Kardashian has decided to reignite an old feud with Taylor Swift. Last night, following the hot announcement that her Kimoji app has a new word bubble ("savage"), she asked her followers, "do u guys follow me on snap chat? u really should ;-)" Over on Snapchat, she posted two videos, allegedly showing Kanye West on a speakerphone call with Taylor Swift. The conversation is one she hinted at in her recent GQ profile, where she claimed to have video proof that Swift approved West's lyrics for "Famous," which go something like this: "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous / God damn / I made that bitch famous." (This references the beginning of their beautiful relationship that began on stage at the VMAs in 2009.)
Swift spoke out against the lyrics when she took home her Grammys earlier this year (specifically that last line) and it's all come back up again recently with the release of the video for the song. The controversial video features 12 celebrities naked in a bed together, including Kanye and Taylor next to each other.
The videos that Kardashian released through Snapchat last night (which you can watch below), only show West telling Swift about the lyric, "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex," not: "I made that bitch famous," which does not come up. Swift seems to be grateful for getting a heads up—the part of the conversation released by Kardashian went like this:
Kanye: OK, dope. You still got the Nashville number?
Taylor: I still have the Nashville area code but i had to change...
Kanye: For all my south side n****s that know me best, I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex.
Taylor: I'm like this close to overexposure.
Kanye: Oh well this one is, I think this is a really cool thing to have...
Taylor: I know! I mean it's like a compliment kind of.
Kanye: What I give a fuck about is just you as a person, and as a friend.
Taylor: That's sweet.
Kanye: I want things that make you feel good. I don't wanna do rap that makes people feel bad.
Taylor: I mean, go with whatever line you think is better. It's obviously very tongue in cheek either way. And I really appreciate you telling me about it, that's really nice.
Kanye: Yeah. I just felt I had a responsibility to you as a friend. I mean, thanks for being so cool about it.
Taylor: Aw, thanks. Yeah I really appreciate it. The heads up is so nice! I just really appreciate it. I never would've expect you to tell me about a line in your song.
Swift released her own statement via social media last night, calling the whole thing "character assassination" and stating, in part: “While I wanted to be supportive of Kanye on the phone call, you cannot ‘approve’ a song you haven’t heard." She also states that Kanye never told her he would be calling her a "bitch" in his song. Watch the videos and read Swift's full statement below, and then do something more meaningful.
UPDATE: TMZ is reporting that "Swift threatened Kanye West with criminal prosecution months ago for secretly recording her phone conversation with him... under California law, anyone who secretly records a telephone conversation with someone in the state commits a criminal offense... and it's a felony." The conversation was allegedly recorded in L.A.