8 Things We Learned From Kim Kardashian’s GQ Cover Story

Kim says Taylor Swift was very into the line about her on Kanye West’s “Famous.”

June 16, 2016


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In a brand new GQ cover story, Kim Kardashian talks openly about her husband, Taylor Swift, Caitlyn Jenner, and so much more. (You should go read it here..)


On the subject of Kanye's Life Of Pablo track "Famous" and its infamous Taylor Swift line, Kim says Taylor was well aware and totally cool with the lyrics and gave her blessing to Kanye over the phone. And there's video proof.


She totally approved that,” Kim says, shaking her head in annoyance. “She totally knew that that was coming out. She wanted to all of a sudden act like she didn't. I swear, my husband gets so much shit for things [when] he really was doing proper protocol and even called to get it approved.”

The supposed footage comes from videographers Kim says Kanye uses at all times when he's creating an album. Kim says that attorneys for Swift sent a letter to Kanye demanding that the footage be deleted.

Reps for Taylor Swift sent a statement not specifically addressing these allegations that concludes with "Taylor cannot understand why Kanye West, and now Kim Kardashian, will not just leave her alone."


But the story contains lots of good tibits about Kim's life (and Kanye's too). Here are seven other things we learned from the GQ profile.

1. That Taylor Swift footage may be part of a documentary Kanye is making on himself.

"But Kim says Taylor's deep emotional wound is nonsense—okay, she says it's a lie—and that there's video proof, because a videographer was actually filming their phone call. Why? Because Kim's husband commissions videographers to film everything when he's recording an album, for posterity (and possibly, one day, a documentary)."

2. Kim only does one thing that drives Kanye nuts:

"Sometimes a designer will e-mail Kim a sketch of an ensemble and Kanye will request to see it; on occasion Kim forgets to forward the e-mail, so Kanye must ask again and again. According to Kim and Kayne, this is the only thing Kim does that drives Kanye crazy."

3. Each night before bed, Kim deletes every single text and email from her phone that does not need a response.

"Madonna-and-child tendencies aside, the real-life Kim has slightly sharper edges than her celebrity character. She's frighteningly organized: She tells me that before bed she deletes every single text message and e-mail from her phone, unless it's something she still needs to respond to. Her go-to sense of humor is dry irony, used sparingly."

4. Kim's is going to vote for Hillary but also has love for George W. Bush.

In a video for her app, Kim and her friends play a game of Fuck, Marry, Kill with the presidential candidates. There is a discussion over whether her praise of the President W. Bush should stay in the video. “I love George, though,” Kim says. “I just think he's cute. Like a cute little president.... And the [Bush] kids sent us a baby gift. Let me think about it.”

5. Stevie Wonder crashed Chrissy Teigen's baby shower that Kim organized.

"Another neighbor crashed the private baby shower she hosted for her friend, the supermodel Chrissy Teigen. (Kim said diplomatically that she believed the uninvited guest—Stevie Wonder—“wanted to stop by to say hi to John [Legend] and Chrissy.”)"

6. Kim and her whole family say they have welcomed Blac Chyna with open arms now that they've seen how happy Rob is.

“We're all on board,” Kim declares. “We definitely see that my brother is happy and getting healthy, and whatever gets him to that place, you know, we're happy for him. Chyna's a sweet girl, and I think we all have so many things going on in our lives that we just want my brother to be happy. Has there been so many crazy things that happened? Yes. Is the whole situation, you know, just…? I think people want to feel like we're all beefing and have this crazy fight, and we're really not. I think the drama naturally follows us.”

7. She isn't bothered by Kanye rapping about sleeping with other women at all.

“I'm usually sitting there in the studio when he's writing it. I'm not offended. I could care less,” she says.

For a whole mess of new Kim knowledge read the rest of the interview here.

8 Things We Learned From Kim Kardashian’s GQ Cover Story