Kanye and Kim met, and Kanye was smitten. It was love at first sight for West. It started out pretty platonic, but Kanye later revealed it was when he saw a picture of Kardashian with her friend Paris Hilton that he knew he loved her. Kanye featured Kim as Princess Leia in a comedy show. Talk about a throwback! West playing a stormtrooper and Princess Leia in her slave outfit here. It's clear that they had chemistry from the start.
Kanye did his first verse about Kim. He had to say "I love you" in a song. Kanye was featured on "Kourtney and Kim take New York. West is in the building. Entertainment Kanye made his first appearance on a spin-off of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" in , when he met up with Kim and her sister Kourtney at their new store in New York.
Kanye was shy on camera, but Kim spoke about how much she respected him and his style. He's someone that we definitely respect his fashion taste and his style and so we wanted him to check out the store," Kim said in the clip. Kim married Kris Humphries in a televised special.
It didn't last long. While Kanye wasn't on the guest-list for the wedding, he later told Kim's sister Khloe on her short-lived TV show "Kocktails with Khloe" that he actually got a cellphone to try to dissuade Kim from marrying Kris. Like, 'This is your future. Kanye admitted his love for Kim through a verse. The two were keeping things quiet. Kanye must have seen it as an opening because he rapped about Kim in the song "Cold," going so far as to name her in the song.
The song was referenced in an episode of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," but Kim stayed coy about their blossoming love at the point. They were seen out together, confirming rumors that they were dating. These two finally made it happen. While sister Khloe hinted that Kim and Kanye were an item on "Ellen," saying " I think they're cute together, " Kim eventually spilled the beans herself in a sweet tweet bragging about her boyfriend. Proud girlfriend tweet," Kardashian tweeted.
Things got serious between the two as they vacationed together and Kanye attended family events. Kanye was even seen at Kourtney Kardashian's baby shower. Don't touch a woman's shoes!
Getty Images While fans were totally loving the cool new couple, some were a little turned off after a clip of Kanye and his personal stylist took over Kim's closet aired on "Keeping Up With The Kardashians. But at the time, Kim was positive about the change. They confirmed they were expecting their first baby together. North was on the way. The Associated Press Though it took the couple years to get together, they moved pretty quickly once they started dating: Kanye announced during a New Year's Eve performance in Atlantic City that the couple was expecting their first baby together.
Kim confirmed the news in a post on her blog, according to People magazine. Kanye and I are expecting a baby. We feel so blessed and lucky and wish that in addition to both of our families, his mom and my dad could be here to celebrate this special time with us," she wrote. Kim opened up about their relationship and her pregnancy. She said Kanye made her want to be more private. I'm realizing everyone doesn't need to know everything.
I'm shifting my priorities. Kim and her ex-husband, Kris Humphries, finally were legally divorced. It took more than a year. She worried the two might still be legally married by the time she gave birth to her child with Kanye. But thankfully in April, she and Humphries finalized her divorce after days, according to Us Weekly.
People were cruel about Kim's Met Gala outfit. The internet was mean, as it is wont to do. Because people are cruel, they mocked Kim's form-fitting, floral ensemble, comparing her to a couch.
But as any supportive partner should, Kanye gave her a shout-out during his performance, telling her not to worry about what anyone thinks of her. Kim had a baby shower and Kanye responded to cheating rumors. Kanye denied straying from their relationship. But later, there was a little trouble in paradise, when Kanye had to respond to rumors that he cheated on Kim with a Canadian model. It's a blatant attempt by a misguided individual who is clearly seeking publicity, and another in a series of malicious stories drummed up by non-credible 'news' sources," his rep told TMZ.
North West was born! Kim with an older North. You can see the first adorable picture here. The pair got engaged. It was completely crazy. Kim and Kanye got engaged on October 21, in a totally over-the-top proposal orchestrated by West. When Kim said yes, fireworks went off her loved ones stormed the field to congratulate them. You can watch the full proposal here.