Keeping up with Kanye West! The 41-year-old rapper made his official full-fledged solid member debut when he joined spouse Kim Kardashian on the interview sofa throughout a number of confessional pictures all through the Sunday, March 31, season premiere of Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
The present’s 16th season premiere revolved largely round Kim’s very public Twitter beef with Kanye’s buddy and collaborator Che Smith, often known as Rhymefest, and culminated with a face-to-face confrontation between Kim and her household friend-turned-Twitter rival.
When explaining his reasoning for showing on the truth present in a extra official capability, Kanye said his inspiration got here from an animated Pixar movie. “The film The Incredibles, it begins off with the interviews,” he defined, including, “The spouse obtained a giant butt, and I simply see our life turning into an increasing number of like The Incredibles.”
The episode kicked off with Kim and Kanye announcing their newest pregnancy via surrogate, with Kim revealing, “We’re having a boy.” Soon after, Kanye, Kim and their eldest daughter, North West, had been jetting off to Chicago for a quick journey to indicate North her dad’s hometown roots.
While in Chicago, Kanye revealed that he had made amends with Rhymefest following the rapper’s March 2018 tweets that accused Kanye of abandoning a charity based in his late mom’s title, Donda’s House. Kim, clearly nonetheless heated over the interplay, stated, “He was using your mom to s—t-talk you and that’s where I draw the line.”
Kanye then revealed that the supply of the meat grew out of a foul interplay with an assistant, “I had an assistant who was rude to Rhymefest. … We were connecting and bonding, then this person who worked with me was extremely rude to him.” Kim was not having that excuse and remained flabbergasted at Kanye for being so fast to forgive Rhymefest. Kim even questioned Kanye’s rationality to which the Yeezy designer responded, “I’m not rational, I’m spiritual. Spirit is love. … I’m all about forgiveness.”
Kim appeared exhausted whereas venting to her mother, Kris Jenner, saying, “I can’t, like, babysit him and figure out who’s f–king him over today and who he’s gonna forgive.” She added, “It is so frustrating to me to see him not, like, care and see people walk all over him.”
The episode culminated in Rhymefest sitting down with Kim and Kanye. Rhymefest clarified his facet of the story, emphasizing that his frustration “wasn’t about money.” He then implied that he grew to become annoyed with Kanye for not tweeting and selling materials associated to Donda’s House. Rhymefest additionally said, “Kanye is from a village and the village was feeling like our dear brother … turned his back on the village.” Kanye excused his conduct saying, “I was going through some s–t.” Rhymefest ultimately apologized for dealing with the scenario so publicly and the trio made up.
The episode additionally adopted sisters Khloé and Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner as they joined a big group of buddies for a visit to Kris’ brand-new sprawling Palm Springs property. The aim of the journey was to cheer up Kourtney, who admitted to “feeling a lot of anxiety” following her dramatic breakup with Younes Bendjima.
The explosive premiere additionally featured a drop-in from the household billionaire, Kylie Jenner, who helped Kim take a look at packaging concepts for her fragrance line. Kim then confirmed Kylie video footage of her surrogate’s newest ultrasound.
Keeping Up With the Kardashians airs on E! Sundays at 9 p.m. ET.
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