In this round, Kim Kardashian West will again play substitute for her husband. In a new Keeping Up with the Kardashians preview, Kim is likely referencing her GQ cover story when she says Taylor's denouncement of Yeezy's The Life of Pablo song "Famous" was "another way to play the victim, definitely got her a lot of attention the first time."
The controversy began in February with the lyric "I think me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous." It escalated in June when the "Famous" video dropped, featuring a lifelike representation of Taylor naked in bed, breasts exposed, next to Kanye (breasts also exposed). Also in the bed: Chris Brown, Rihanna, Donald Trump, George W. Bush, Anna Wintour, Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Cosby, Ray J and Amber Rose.
In her GQ story, Kim reiterated what Kanye previously said, that Taylor knew the line was coming and approved it. "What rapper would call a girl that he was rapping a line about to get approval?" she wondered. The profile featured T-Swift's spokesperson saying "Taylor cannot understand why Kanye West, and now Kim Kardashian, will not just leave her alone.”
In the new Keeping Up with the Kardashians clip, Kim says:
"I never talk shit about anyone, like publicly, like especially in interviews, but I was just like, I've so had it. I just felt like I wanted to defend him in it. 'Cause it's like, she legitimately, quote, says, 'As soon as I get on that GRAMMY red carpet, I'm gonna tell all the press I was in on it.'" Kim goes on to say she's "just speaking the truth; like, he called her, spoke to her, she even helped him rewrite [the line]."