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Kanye West on Taylor Swift controversy: ‘She thought it was funny’

Taylor Swift, right, presents the video vanguard award to Kanye West at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Taylor Swift, right, presents the video vanguard award to Kanye West at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) Matt Sayles/Invision/AP

No one attracts controversy quite like Kanye West.

The rapper and designer debuted his new album, “The Life of Pableo,” this week, and his lyrics about Taylor Swift drew criticism.

“I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex,” West says in the track “Famous.” “Why? I made that b---- famous.”

Kanye later claimed the b-word he used to describe Swift was “a term of endearment” and that Swift approved of the lyrics.

Not so fast, said Swift’s publicist.

“Kanye did not call for approval,” Swift’s rep said. “She declined and cautioned him about releasing a song with such a strong misogynistic message.”

We’re not sure who to believe — the rapper married to a Kardashian or the singer protected by her perfect image?

After hearing the song, Swift’s brother, Austin, posted an Instagram video of him throwing away a pair of sneakers designed by West.

 

Getting a head start on some spring cleaning. Here we go again.

A video posted by Austin Swift (@austinkingsleyswift) on

Actress Jamie King, who named Swift her son’s godmother, voiced her opinion of the lyrics on Twitter.

Model Gigi Hadid, a close friend of Swift’s, was at Madison Square Garden when Kanye played the much talked-about

Watch out Kanye: Swift’s squad is not to be messed with.

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