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Kim Kardashian Hits Again at Taylor Swift over Leaked Kanye West Video: 'Very Self-Serving'

Kim Kardashian Hits Back at Taylor Swift over Leaked Kanye West Video: 'Very Self-Serving'


After dealing with days of backlash from followers, Kim Kardashian West is talking out in regards to the 25-minute-long leaked footage of her husband Kanye West’s notorious cellphone name with Taylor Swift about his “Well-known” lyrics.

Kardashian West, 39, posted a flood of tweets on Monday evening defending herself after the singer, 30, broke her silence in regards to the leak on her Instagram Tales earlier within the day.

Saying Swift “has chosen to reignite an outdated change – that at this time limit feels very self-serving given the struggling tens of millions of actual victims are dealing with proper now,” the Holding Up with the Kardashians star added she was “left with out a selection however to reply” and once more accused the Grammy winner of mendacity.

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“To be clear, the one concern I ever had across the scenario was that Taylor lied via her publicist who acknowledged that ‘Kanye by no means known as to ask for permission…’ They clearly spoke so I allow you to all see that. No one ever denied the phrase ‘bitch’ was used with out her permission,” tweeted Kardashian West.

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“On the time after they spoke the track had not been absolutely written but, however as everybody can see within the video, she manipulated the reality of their precise dialog in her assertion when her crew stated she ‘declined and cautioned him about releasing a track with such a robust misogynistic message.’ The lie was by no means in regards to the phrase bitch, It was all the time whether or not there was a name or not and the tone of the dialog,” she continued.

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Kardashian West is referencing an announcement Swift’s rep launched after the rapper launched “Well-known.” Whereas neither Swift or her rep denied the existence of the decision, they shot down West’s claims on Twitter and stories that Swift had signed off on the track — and that the lyrics had been truly her thought.

“third factor I known as Taylor and had a hour lengthy convo together with her in regards to the line and she or he thought it was humorous and gave her blessings,” West wrote in a now-deleted 2016 tweet, including: “fifth factor I’m not even gone take credit score for the thought… it’s truly one thing Taylor got here up with …”

“Kanye didn’t name for approval, however to ask Taylor to launch his single ‘Well-known’ on her Twitter account,” stated Swift’s rep in response on the time. “She declined and cautioned him about releasing a track with such a robust misogynistic message. Taylor was by no means made conscious of the particular lyric, ‘I made that bitch well-known.’”

In response to Kardashian West’s most up-to-date tweets, Swift’s rep shared her “UNEDITED authentic assertion” on Twitter, writing, “Kanye didn’t name for approval, however to ask Taylor to launch his single ‘Well-known’ on her Twitter account. She declined and cautioned him about releasing a track with such a robust misogynistic message. Taylor was by no means made conscious of the particular lyric, ‘I made that bitch well-known.’”

In one other tweet posted on Monday, Kardashian West claims she “by no means edited the footage” however acknowledged posting “a couple of clips on Snapchat to make my level,” including that “the complete video that lately leaked doesn’t change the narrative.”

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She additionally defended her husband’s “proper to doc his musical journey and course of,” and stated she would “by no means” have launched the footage if Swift had not “pressured me to defend him.”

In June of 2016, Kardashian West advised GQ the singer had advised her husband she would “chuckle” and inform media she was “in on it the entire time” in a cellphone name. Then a month later, the Holding Up with the Kardashians star branded Swift a snake on social media and leaked edited snippets from the decision on her Snapchat account.

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Swift’s rep was quoted within the GQ article as saying that “a lot of what Kim is saying is wrong. Taylor has by no means denied that dialog occurred. It was on that cellphone name that Kanye West additionally requested her to launch the track on her Twitter account, which she declined to do. Kanye West by no means advised Taylor he was going to make use of the time period ‘that bitch‘ in referring her. A track can’t be accepted if it was by no means heard. Kanye West by no means performed the track for Taylor Swift. Taylor heard it for the primary time when everybody else did and was humiliated. Kim Kardashian’s declare that Taylor and her crew had been conscious of being recorded shouldn’t be true, and Taylor can’t perceive why Kanye West, and now Kim Kardashian, is not going to simply go away her alone.”

Swift broke her silence in regards to the 25-minute leaked footage on Instagram Tales Monday afternoon whereas additionally directing her followers to organizations in want amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“As a substitute of answering those that are asking how I really feel in regards to the video footage that leaked, proving that I used to be telling the reality the entire time about *that decision* (, the one which was illegally recorded, that someone edited and manipulated with a purpose to body me and put me, my household and followers via hell for four years)…SWIPE UP to see what actually issues,” wrote Swift on her Instagram.

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Within the newly leaked footage, West is heard asking Swift to launch his new track on her Twitter account. “So my subsequent single, I needed you to tweet it … in order that’s why I’m calling you. I needed you to place the track out,” he tells Swift — who in the end declines his request — on the cellphone.

After West shares the lyric — “To all my Southside n— that know me greatest/ I really feel like Taylor Swift would possibly owe me intercourse — with Swift, the famous person expresses her aid that it’s “not imply,” telling the rapper that she “thought it was gonna be like that ‘silly dumb bitch.’”

Nonetheless, the star turns downs West’s proposal for her to launch his track on her Twitter account, saying: “You realize, the factor about me is like, something that I do turns into a female think-piece, and if I launch it … it’ll be much less cool ‘trigger I feel if I launch it, it provides this stage of criticism, ‘trigger having that many followers and having that many eyeballs on me proper now, individuals are simply in search of me to do one thing dumb or silly or lame.”

Later within the dialog, West and Swift additional focus on his lyric about her. The rapper tells Swift Kardashian West prefers that he consists of “She owes you intercourse” as an alternative of “would possibly nonetheless have intercourse.”

“That’s the half that I’m sort of — I imply, they’re each actually edgy, however that’s the one factor about that line is that it’s like gonna … the feminists are gonna come out, however I imply, you don’t have to offer a f—, so…,” says Swift. Responds West: “Yeah, mainly. Nicely, what I give a f— about is simply you as an individual and as a buddy … I don’t wanna do rap that makes individuals really feel dangerous.”