Kim Kardashian didn’t hold back during the Keeping Up With The Kardashians: 10th Anniversary Special when she explained why it took so long for her and Kanye West to fall in love.

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The couple knew each other for nine years before they were romantically involved. Kim “vividly” remembers meeting Ye in 2002 and detailed their first encounter.

I met him in 2002 or 2003. He was recording a song with Brandy and I was her friend and I vividly remember hanging out with him. They did a video together so I’d seen him a few times. I remember he was asking his friends “Who is this Kim Kar-de-jon?” He didn’t know what my name was and it was really cute.

Kim then revealed that her and Ye were in communication a lot before her divorce from Kris Humphries. Kim kind of missed the hint that Ye was throwing at her but it became clear soon enough.


I don’t really know. I can’t remember. Probably all of the above. Right before I got married to Kris Humphries we were talking and I just went in a different direction. I think I had to go through that to figure out what I wanted.

Fastforward six months after her divorce, Ye invited her to a trip to Paris and swept her off her feet.

After my break up I was feeling really low and down and he was like: “Just come to Paris and see my fashion show.” He jokes that he put on this whole fashion show just to get a date with me. I went and I stayed with him and that’s when we started dating. I swear from the moment I landed and was there, I fell madly in love with him and I thought “Oh my God, why didn’t I do this sooner?” This is like what real life is like and love and fun and real support. This is what it is.