Kim Kardashian and Kanye West – Relationship Timeline
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are one of the most talked about celebrity couples in the world. The couple seems to have encouraged thousands of people from across the world to get into an interracial relationship.
From friendship to marriage to parents of a baby girl, the couple has also graced covers of some of the most popular magazines across the globe. Nevertheless, the journey of the two hasn’t been easy and they had to face a lot of criticism.
Kanye West is a renowned artist in the United States who has never hesitated in expressing his feelings and desires, regardless of the platform and medium of communication. However, he too was engulfed in a phase of utmost sadness when his mother expired in 2007. It has been said that Kanye was going through a period of depression when he met Kim Kardashian, who promised him togetherness.
The Kardashians have always been surrounded by controversies. From the nude photo shoots of Kim, to the recent sex change treatment that her dad underwent, this family has been termed “famous for being famous”. Nonetheless, the Kardashians have built a huge brand over the years as well as a business empire that is parallel to none. Kim Kardashian didn’t get affected by the highly popular sex tape, a marriage, and divorce and child birth.
How did it begin?
Kanye and Kim became friends in 2004, when she was still married to music producer Damon Thomas. In 2006, the two were seen vacationing with Paris Hilton. While the couple did not make it official that they were dating, they were spotted together at various events. The couple was spotted together at the Y-3 show at the New York Fashion Week, but then Kim was said to be dating Reggie Bush.
Things got a little serious between Kim and Kanye in January 2011. According to sources, Kanye had encouraged Kim to record a single, with part of the proceeds to the charity. In April 2012, Kanye released “Cold” in which he rapped about falling in love with Kim. It is worth noting that around this time, Kim was into her second husband Kris Humphries.
The first confession and Marriage
In June 2012, for the first time Kim Kardashian referred herself as Kanye’s girlfriend through a tweet. After this, the couple was seen together at multiple events, including music videos. On December 31, 2012 Kanye announced mid-concert that Kardashian was expecting her first baby. Shortly after that, Kim confirmed this through a tweet addressed to her fans.
In May 2014, the couple decided to get married and according to a recent report, the couple is expecting their second baby.