Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Reveal New Details About Their Love Story
By Peyton Blakemore
October 8, 2019
To say Kanye West fell head over heels for Kim Kardashian would be an understatement.
In a rare interview for the reality star's upcoming E! True Hollywood Story special, Mr. West detailed how he fell hard and fast for his now-wife of five years when he first set his sights on her nearly twenty years ago.
"Anytime I was around her or I saw her there was a magnetic attraction to this force of energy," he recalled. "She was good, pure, happy, loving, brave, courageous, strong."
As fans know, it took the power couple a decade to officially begin dating in April 2012. As Kim shared, after years of being friends it finally felt right. "I met Kanye in 2002. He would ask everyone who I was, and they always said like 'Oh, she has a boyfriend.' We just always kept on connecting and coming into each other's lives. Then, he invited me to Paris to his fashion show, and that's when it happened," the 38-year-old business mogul revealed. "That's when we started our relationship. And I was like 'Sh*t, why didn't this happen sooner?' It was just right."
While the two were in love, Kim admitted that they received a lot of flack for their relationship in the beginning, specifically because of how people perceived her. "I mean, everyone would tell him 'You can't be with her, she's a reality star. She's going to sink your career!'" Kim admitted. "And [Kanye] was just like, 'But I love her. Like, I don't care.'"
Kim's E! True Hollywood Story airs Sunday (October 13) at 10 p.m. ET on E!
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