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The Kimye headline express keeps on rolling!
Even when they're apart, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian know how to command attention together.
Keeping up with her trend of wearing attention-grabbing all-white fashions, the "Keeping Up With the Kardashian's" star, 33, attended a private viewing of photographer Mario Testino's new exhibit in New York on Monday wearing a rather risqué ensemble.
Despite being fully covered up in a long-sleeve turtleneck and floor-length skirt, Kardashian left little to the imagination. Her cream see-through netted top was worn with no undershirt, exposing a nude bra and ample cleavage; while the white maxi hugged her infamous lower half curves.
Though Kim's publicity M.O. seems to be speaking with her body rather than her words, her hubby-to-be has been doing just the opposite.
The rapper made news for giving yet another explosive interview, this time with Philadelphia's Hot 107.9 radio station over the weekend.
During the segment, Yeezus lamented about his ongoing issues with fame and the paparazzi, comparing it to Steve McQueen's film, "12 Years a Slave," about a free man who was unlawfully sold into slavery.
"I felt like the main character, in what I'm dealing with even as a mega-popular rich celebrity — even though you might think, 'F--k you, who are you to complain about anything?' — attempting to create in other fields, in clothing," the rapper, 36, explained.
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"It started with my song, 'New Slaves,' when I was sitting in Paris with these companies knowing that these things [I was pitching] would sell on Barneys' floor because I'd wear it or Jay Z wears it," he said of his style ideas being shot down by fashion houses after having success doing brand collaborations with Louis Vuitton and Nike. "So I felt as a creative what it's like to be free, then when it was taken away I felt as a creative what it is like to be enslaved."
West also declared his disinterest in President Barack Obama during the radio interview. When asked about the president dubbing him a "jack---" after his 2009 incident at the VMAs with Taylor Swift, West responded, "The president likes to use [famous people] just to be down and stuff." He went on to say, "People was fine with me being everyone's punching bag for about five years. … That was kind of my position in culture, so he used that too. 'Oh, he's a jack---.' Because that's how the world felt."
The rapper added that he plans to stop discussing Obama. "I'm not gonna mention him no more. That's out of my thoughts. That's lowering my priority of thinking at this point." Kanye also requested that the president do the same when it comes to Kardashian, saying he "shouldn't mention my baby mama name, 'cause we both from Chicago."
But West isn't mad about everything. He continued his publicity tour on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Tuesday, where he literally counted the ways he loves Kim.
Reason one: "She's a person that, when I was at my lowest moments, I could get on the phone with her and she could make me feel that I was here for a reason. I had something to say, and just support me through that," he said.
Reason two: "It's incredible to have a woman like that, that you know is not using you for money. Once you become like a multi-millionaire, there's a certain type of woman out there that, they go for that and they'll put on the whole act and everything, but to have someone who has their own s--t."
Reason three: "And her personality is so calming, and I don't know if that's the way people would describe my personality," he said, before DeGeneres cracked, "No, they would not."
In fact, West didn't feel like the three reasons he listed were enough, so he continued after a commercial break. "People make fun of me for how in love I actually am. I think people are just so cool with their approach to things," he noted, before joking, "And also, I'm trying to avoid the whole jump up on the couch moment."
The rapper and reality star further expose their love — another calculated publicity move on their part — in West's latest music video "Bound 2," in which Kardashian appears topless.
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