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Kanye West squashes 'Kim Kardashian is my Beyonce' report

April 17, 2012|By Matt Donnelly
  • Kanye West denies comparing Kim Kardashian to Beyonce Knowles.
Kanye West denies comparing Kim Kardashian to Beyonce Knowles. (Zacharie Scheurer / Associated…)

Kanye West might have plenty of sweet nothings he wants to whisper in Kim Kardashian's ear, but the name Beyonce isn't one of them.

Since the two individually overexposed figures combined forces as a maybe-couple about two weeks ago, media outlets have run wild trying to flesh out everything from shopping sprees to romantic dinners to jaunts to Paris. 

But one particular claim, that West was calling Kardashian "his Beyonce," according to Us Weekly, did not sit well with the "Watch the Throne" rapper.

"Of course there are a lot of media inaccuracies surrounding this past couple of weeks, especially the 'She's my Beyonce' quote," West told the magazine, refuting its original report.

For those not familiar with the man behind the "Throne," the significance of the comparison was that Beyonce is a longtime friend of Kanye's who also happens to be the wife of mentor and frequent collaborator Jay-Z.

"I would never compare anyone to my friend's wife," he added.

We're inclined to believe him, given that he cared enough to interrupt Taylor Swift's 2009 MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech and infamously declare Beyonce's fabulous also-ran "Single Ladies" music video "one of the best videos of all time."

You can't fake that kind of reverence, even up against the ample assets of a Kim Kardashian. 


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