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Kim Kardashian on Gift From Kanye: He 'Got It All Back for Me'

On latest episode of 'The Kardashians,' taped in October, West presents last footage of her sex tape

(Newser) - The way to a man's heart is reportedly through his stomach, but looks like the way to Kim Kardashian's heart (at least temporarily) is via retrieving her sex tape and giving it back to her. That's exactly what Kanye West managed to pull off, as evidenced by...

World's Richest Musician Disputes Spot on Forbes List

Sources say Ye believes estimate is $5B too low

(Newser) - The rapper formerly known as Kanye West is the richest musician in the world, with a net worth of around $2 billion, according to the latest Forbes billionaires list —but insiders say Ye wants a recount. Sources tell the Blast that Ye believes Forbes is trying to "diminish"...

Kanye Is Reportedly Getting 'Help'
Kanye Is
Getting 'Help'

Kanye Is Reportedly Getting 'Help'

Rapper pulls out of Coachella without stating a reason

(Newser) - Ye has pulled out of Coachella amid reports that he's getting "help." The rapper formerly known as Kanye West was to have headlined both weekends of the festival, scheduled for April 15-17 and April 22-24 in Indio, Calif. He will no longer appear on April 17 and...

'I Said Counsel Kanye, Not Cancel Kanye'

Trevor Noah responds after Ye's banishment from the Grammys

(Newser) - Trevor Noah's latest comment about Ye, aka Kanye West, is succinct and maybe one that could be applied to lots of public feuds in the modern age: "I said counsel Kanye not cancel Kanye," the Daily Show host tweeted on Sunday. The line comes after news emerged...

Ye's Camp Says Grammys Pulled the Plug

Academy says 'concerning online behavior' will keep him offstage

(Newser) - Ye will not be performing at the Grammy Awards next month because of what the Recording Academy called his "concerning online behavior," a representative for the rapper said Saturday. The former Kanye West was shut down for 24 hours by Instagram this week after he posted racial slurs...

Ye's Instagram Privileges Have Been Revoked

Rapper temporarily banned for bullying on Wednesday

(Newser) - The rapper formerly known as Kanye West has been forced into a 24-hour Instagram hiatus. Instagram temporarily banned Ye's account Wednesday for violating policies on hate speech, bullying, and harassment—but the posts in question had nothing to do with Ye's most recent foe , Pete Davidson. The rapper...

Pete Davidson Texts Kanye: 'Grow the F--- Up'
Pete Davidson
and Kanye Go
At It in Texts

Pete Davidson and Kanye Go At It in Texts

'Grow the f--- up,' 'SNL' star wrote in one message that popped up on Insta over the weekend

(Newser) - We kind of get why Pete Davidson is heading into space (and can we come, too?). The Saturday Night Live star, who's caught in a triangle of sorts between girlfriend Kim Kardashian and her ex Kanye West , is now pushing back at Ye, as evidenced by a series of...

Ye's New Music Video Startles Even His Fans

Rapper's clip shows his Claymation character kidnapping, burying Pete Davidson character

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian may be done with the rapper formerly known as Kanye West (now Ye), but he doesn't seem to be done with her, or her current boyfriend, SNL star Pete Davidson. Just hours after Kardashian attained legally single status in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, West released...

Kim Kardashian: Ye's Posts Caused 'Emotional Distress'
Kim Kardashian
Gets What She Desires

Kim Kardashian Gets What She Desires

Judge declares her legally single on Wednesday

(Newser) - Update: Kim Kardashian has gotten what she told the court she desired: She is now a West no more. Page Six reports a judge declared both Kardashian and Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, legally single in a Wednesday court hearing that Ye did not attend. TMZ notes the hearing...

Kanye's New Album Comes With a Catch
Kanye's New
Album Fails
to Drop as

Kanye's New Album Fails to Drop as Expected

'Donda 2' requires an extra $200 purchase of a Stem Player to hear it

(Newser) - Update: Kanye West fans waited for his new Donda 2 album to drop at midnight Tuesday—the day of the album's planned release—and they're still waiting, reports the Daily Beast . This particular wait might be more annoying than most because West, who now refers to himself as...

Kanye Demands Apology From Billie Eilish, Who Won't Give It

West claims she dissed Travis Scott in helping fan in distress; all 3 are to perform at Coachella

(Newser) - Kanye West says his headlining performance at Coachella hinges on an apology from another headliner: Billie Eilish. And Eilish sees no reason to give one. West, now known as Ye, demanded 20-year-old Eilish apologize to rapper Travis Scott, whom he said would join him at the California music festival in...

Kim Kardashian, Kanye Tussle on Social Media

Ye is steamed his ex made a TikTok with their daughter; Kim says he's trying to 'control' divorce

(Newser) - Last we heard, Kanye West's romance with new girlfriend Julia Fox was going well . His relationship with ex Kim Kardashian—not quite so well. TMZ reports the 44-year-old rapper and record producer was miffed after a video starring Kardashian and their daughter North, 8, was posted earlier this week...

Kanye West Faces Possible Battery Charge

Rapper now known as Ye allegedly punched a man seeking his autograph

(Newser) - Kanye West—or Ye, as he is officially known now —is facing a possible battery charge after a late-night confrontation with somebody seeking an autograph, reports Fox 11 of Los Angeles. Ye allegedly punched the unidentified man about 3am outside a downtown nightclub, and the LAPD has launched an...

She Went on a Date With Kanye, Tells All

Actress Julia Fox spills on 'Cinderella moment' with Ye in 'Interview' piece, photo spread

(Newser) - We already all know that Kim Kardashian has been moving on from Kanye West with SNL star Pete Davidson , but it hasn't been quite as clear how Ye's dating life has been going—until now. The reveal comes courtesy of Julia Fox, a 31-year-old actress who co-starred in...

Ye Buys 4K Toys for Chicago Kids in Need

'He has truly been our modern-day Santa Claus,' alderman says

(Newser) - Kanye West has been officially named Ye since his name change was approved in October—but to thousands of kids in Chicago, he's now Santye Claus. The rapper donated clothing and almost all of the more than 4,000 toys that were given away at an event in the...

Kim Kardashian Files for Divorce from Kanye West
Kim Kardashian Asks Judge
to Declare Her Single

Kim Kardashian Asks Judge to Declare Her Single

Kardashian files papers amid ongoing divorce from Kanye West

(Newser) - Update: Kim Kardashian would like to be declared legally single. She filed paperwork to that effect last week, and a judge will eventually rule on whether she can be considered officially single even as she and Kanye West continue to work through the details of their divorce, including child custody...

BTS Wins Big at AMAs: 'This Whole Thing Is a Miracle'

Big night for South Korean boy band at American Music Awards, including first artist of the year win

(Newser) - South Korean superstars BTS were crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, brushing aside challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake, and The Weeknd as they took home a total of three awards, teamed up with Coldplay for a raucous " My Universe," and closed the...

Kanye West Files to Change His Name
Kanye West Is
Now Officially 'Ye'

Kanye West Is Now Officially 'Ye'

Judge approves request for name change

(Newser) - Update: Kanye West is officially no longer Kanye West. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michelle Williams Court has approved the rapper's petition to have his name changed from Kanye Omari West to "Ye," with no middle name or last name, Deadline reports. In an August filing, Ye...

Kanye Claims Donda Release Was Unauthorized

That's 'preposterous,' Universal insiders say

(Newser) - The long-delayed Kanye West album Donda broke streaming records after its release Sunday morning—but West says he never signed off on the release, Pitchfork reports. "Universal put my album out without my approval and they blocked Jail 2 from being on the album," he said in an...

Kanye Finishing Album in an Odd 'Private Space'

Rapper is holed up in tiny room in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium

(Newser) - It's not really surprising that Kanye West's latest album didn't drop on the day it was supposed to. What is odd, however, is where he appears to be holed up as he finishes Donda, named for his late mother. On Tuesday, the 44-year-old rapper posted on Instagram...

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