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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West caught in steamy embrace on mag cover

February 26, 2013|By Nardine Saad
  • L'Officel Hommes.
L'Officel Hommes.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are getting steamy in a sexy nude photo for the spring cover of French magazine L'Officiel Hommes.

Parlez-vous PDA?!

The couple, who are expecting a baby in June, are caught in a passionate -- potentially coital -- embrace with West's bare back to the camera and Kardashian facing the lens. Her arms are wrapped around him with one hand clasping his neck, her eyes are closed and her mouth is slightly open. The black-and-white snapshot by photographer Nick Knight began circulating online Monday.

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Is this the parents-to-be's version of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Rolling Stone cover? Or the R-rated version of the Obamas' iconic Election Day hug photo? We wouldn't be surprised. Many are already concerned that the power couple are angling for world domination...

In other news, James Franco, Benicio Del Toro and Lindsay Lohan have also posed for the provocative French mag.

However, this spread diverges from Kardashian's latest comments about wishing to be more private and provides quite a bit of embarrassing fodder for their unborn child.

"My boyfriend has taught me a lot about privacy. I'm ready to be a little less open about some things, like my relationships. I'm realizing everyone doesn't need to know everything. I'm shifting my priorities," she said in DuJour magazine. But this photo, albeit an artistic editorial, puts her right back in a spotlight reminiscent of her sex tape days. 

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Needless to say, neither the reality TV starlet, 32, nor the rapper, 35, have shied away from the limelight. Kardashian is also baring her pre-pregnant belly in the April issue of Cosmo, where she spoke out about marriage not being for everyone, given that her messy divorce from Kris Humphries is still not final. But she's open to making things official with West.

"I saw fast marriages like Khloe [Kardashian] and Lamar's and that was what seemed to work," Kardashian told Cosmo. "[Now] I say give it a good six months before you commit. Feelings change, even if it seems so lustful."

"Sometimes you're just not ready," she added. "A person could have it all, and you're not ready for it all. But this is where I probably always should have been … [marriage] is something I know that we both want in our future, but I don't have this sense of urgency about it. I have this best friend who understands me and helps me through all my tough experiences, and vice versa, you know? It just feels like this is it for me."

Everlasting, public, published, naked embraces and all.

She also admitted to being too quick to judge older sister Kourtney Kardashian for having children out of wedlock, too.

"I was like, 'You're not married! How could you do this?' I was really firm and strict," Kardashian told Cosmo. "But she was like, 'Marriage isn't what I want.' And later, I realized she had a better family life than I did."

Here's to a family life laced with inappropriate photos from Mommy and Daddy, Kid Kardashian.

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