Kanye West will appear on the new season of ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’

It just occurred to me as I read this Radar story: Kanye West is like the rapper version of James Franco. Both Kanye and Franco take themselves too seriously, both multitask to obscene levels, and both men are total stunt queens. Franco and Kanye can never simply BE. They have to elevate their existence to the level of high art, performance art, or general famewhore theatrics. Both men are truly talented as well – I wish Kanye could just be a musician, a rapper and a producer. I wish Franco could just be an actor. But both have decided that they’re geniuses who can jump across mediums and be equally brilliant at everything.

So, with that in mind, Kanye’s latest stunt queen move is this: he’s going to be on the new season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. For real, Kanye? I know everyone is like “FAUXMANCE!” and “They’re just doing this for ratings and album sales.” But really – does Kanye NEED to go on KUWTK? No. He doesn’t. His career doesn’t need at all, and this television-accessibility might end up doing more harm than good. So… I’ve come to the conclusion that Kanye is actually obsessed with Kim in some kind of weird, deranged way. He’s hypnotized by the Kat-face, y’all.

Kanye West will appear on the upcoming season of his girlfriend Kim Kardashian’s reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting. As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Kim was snapped slinking out of Kanye West’s NYC apartment last Thursday morning wearing the same outfit she was wearing on her date with the hip hop star on Wednesday. Kanye has also released a song professing his love for the reality TV vixen.

The Grammy award winning hip hop star has already appeared on the Kardashian reality television franchise for E!, and has told Kim he would love to appear on the show again!

“Kanye is head over heels in love with Kim, and he has told her he would love to appear on the reality show if she wants him to. Kim is a bit leery of having her man appear on camera because of the whole fiasco with her soon-to-be-ex-husband, Kris Humphries, but watch for Kanye to make several appearances on the show towards the end of the season. Viewers won’t see him featured in the first part of the season, and it won’t be all about Kanye,” a show insider tells RadarOnline.com exclusively.

While Kanye says in his new song Theraflu that he “fell in love with Kim,” while she began dating Humphries, we reported back in January about their on-going hook up.

“They were both cheating,” Kanye’s ex Amber Rose exclusively told Star magazine. She said the pair hooked up while they were both in relationships with A-listers — Kim with NFL star Reggie Bush and Kanye with Amber!

“Kim feels extremely comfortable with Kanye because she feels that for the first time she is with a partner that understands what she does for a living and doesn’t scrutinize her for being in a reality show….She also doesn’t feel like Kanye is using her, like she did with Kris,” the source says.

Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ new season premieres Sunday, May 20 on E!.

[From Radar]

Wait, are the Kardashians currently filming the new season, or has it already “wrapped”? Like, what’s the post-production on KUWTK? I know I shouldn’t care, but it makes sense, I suppose, if Kim is currently filming new episodes right now. At least it feels slightly authentic, unlike the last season which Kim had to “reshoot” after she split from Kris so that she could add a bunch of stuff to villainize him. I wonder if Kanye does reshoots? Ugh. Dear God, I never thought I would see Kanye make appearances on a basic cable reality show.

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  1. brin says:

    No….really?! Who didn’t see this koming?!
    All on board the Kardashian gravy train (there’s room for everyone on Kim’s kaboose).

  2. Bite me says:

    Thats just gross

  3. SleepyJane says:

    And in other obvious news, people breathe oxygen.

  4. Lilalis says:

    Haha, idiot.

  5. Tiffany27 says:

    These Kardashian kreatures have totally ruined the letter “K”. I was at work with a girl named Kristina and almost punched her out of off GP.

  6. E says:

    Kanye has already appeared on Kourtney and Kim Take New York. It was lame.

    • AJ says:

      Not that Kat-face would ever honor her word but didn’t she say on her pointless ‘Today Show’ interview that she would keep her “romantic life” off-camera? So, either Kimye isn’t happening and they’re really just friends or Kat-face is saying one thing and doing another… say it ain’t so!

  7. bee says:

    Unlike Kris Humphries, Kanye West is an international celebrity and doesnt need the Kardashian for fame. Kris Humphries was an unknown NBA player until he started dating Kim. How many blogs/tabloids talked about Kris Humphries prior to him dating Kim? The answer is none.

    • dedi says:

      Oh how true bee, then came along the Ho
      with all that junk in her trunk and totally used that B-Baller.
      Team Kris H.

    • Deedee says:

      Kind of like how Kim used Paris. Hmm! At least Kris H has a genuine talent/career.

    • gg says:

      Kanye is in serious need of good press though. This might do it for him (in the Kardash market anyway).

      One thing though, that might be pretty good to watch: think of the multiple meltdowns when Kim starts getting broody on him, or tells him she doesn’t like his tennis shoes and wants him to start wearing boots, etc. Could be pretty entertaining, I have to admit on second thought.

  8. ahoyhoy says:

    What a shock…..famewhores clumping together.

    (Now I can’t get “South Park”‘s version of “Gay Fish” outta my head.)

  9. Up to early says:

    How does the show keep getting renewed is what I want to know.

  10. dahlianoir says:

    Gross and Grosser. I don’t care about them.

  11. Jessica says:

    The fanny pack on that dude next to Kim has got to go!

  12. RocketMerry says:

    …and I still won’t watch.

  13. Skins says:

    Only KatFace can make the walk of shame look like she is walking a red carpet. Kanye, you are a tool, but you can do better

  14. BlackMamba says:

    The K people strike again! Now I’m going to have to watch the show because Kanye is in it, and that is the whole purpose isn’t it? Other than Kanye being obsessed with Kim and doing whatever she wants him to because he is so enamoured, I cannot think of any other reason why he would be appearing on a reality show. I will watch just to lmao.

    • Nicole says:

      Please don’t give that show any ratings. Someone will probably post it online anyway.

  15. Micah says:

    Famewhores squared.

  16. Agnes says:

    he’s a fame whore and all, but i had waaay higher expectations of him than this… he’s really, for some reason, scraping the bottom of the barrel with this one.

  17. Crystal says:

    Kaiser… you couldn’t be more right about the problem with “geniuses” like Kanye and James! They are both great at what they do, but really just need to stay in their lanes. Seriously.

    • JamTam says:

      Erm… Maybe I’ve missed out on the memo, but what does Special K actually “do” again??

  18. Nicole says:

    I was actually starting to like Kanye again. After this stunt I am done. This whole relationship is disgusting and perfect. They’re both famewhores with big egos. What happened to his fiance? She seemed like a decent person.

  19. mel2 says:

    spare us, pleeze

  20. Zelda says:

    Kim, you look really comfy, and Imma let you finish, but MC Hammer had the best silk sweatpants of ALL TIME.

  21. FFS says:

    I think I see a falling star!

  22. kit says:

    I don’t know whether to love or hate this? I dislike them both but I think these two together could be really entertaining in a car crash kinda way.

  23. Sumodo1 says:

    Kanye and his Kosby sweaters on TV. Mmmmm, pudding pops!

  24. Marie says:

    I’m just having a flashback of when I first heard the song ‘jesus walks with me’ and I loved his music. I still listen to some of it but these antics of his just push me farther away. This is a new low even for Kanye.

    • lw says:

      Such a great musician beneath all of the hype. I think his mom’s death led him down a dark path. He went from mildly annoying to kinda gross in a few short years.

      • Beatriz says:

        Yea, I always got that feeling too, his mother was the one who kept him somewhat humble and down to earth, but once she passed away he lost control.

      • Marie says:

        I completely agree and it’s sad about his mother. It’s just that, if he respected her so much he should honor her and stay grounded, like she would have wanted.

  25. ladybert62 says:

    That “necklace” he is wearing is gross.

  26. Tiffany says:

    Kanye just needs to go away. I always felt that he has not accepted his Mother’s death. Or has not found any peace with it. While never modest his press over the last few years has been a disaster. He just needs to sit down and evaluate some things.

  27. dorothy says:

    When I didn’t think she could go any lower, she did.

  28. hillbillygirl45 says:

    Please tell me who really wants to “Keep up with the Kartrashians?” I didn’t watch before Kanye, and I ain’t gonna watch after. Fame-ho’s to the nth degree…I’ll bet Pimp-mama has done dirtied her Depends over this..

  29. sup says:

    what a sell out idiot. i liked him after viewing his short movie.

  30. Gene Parmesan says:

    it took me a while to realise what KUWTK meant lol. But i remember when Ammber Rose accused Kim of sleeping with Kanye when they were together, who would have thought she was valid??

    • dedi says:

      Just remember were there’s smoke there’s
      fire. Even with all the cele/rags there’s always some little string of truth tied to it or they would be sued on every article they print.

  31. reinvent says:

    Can we get Amber Rose on the line… I recall a few months ago when Amber Rose had a story in a tabloid saying the reason she and Kanye broke up was because of his cheating with Kim… and those Kardashians denied and denied… he is just a friend of the family.. he comes to our xmas parties…

    I have a hunch that this isnt going to end well…

  32. Green_Eyes says:

    Lol, if there is a “real romance”, so much for keeping any future relationships private. That lasted all of 2 seconds. Fake or real who didn’t see (insert name of relaceable guy) coming? The K’s seem to relationships as props in their bizzaro world…

  33. LittleDeadGirl says:

    I never realized it but you are so on with you assessment of the two men. They are exactly the same! I wonder if they are friends. They should be so they can talk about art they are and how everything is art.

    I hope both him and Ms.K came a comment about wanting to keep their relationship secret ON THE SHOW. Please god … please please give me that to me …

  34. Lianne says:

    This is a match made in Kris Jenner heaven.

  35. Pilar says:

    I used to love kanye, but he is tainted for me after this Kardashian dalliance. I can’t with him anymore

  36. Palermo. says:

    He showed up on the show before, when they opened up the new Dash store in New York. Doesn’t he look ecstatically in love? LOL LOL

  37. Emma says:

    I’m pretty sure that they are connected to the same people that think Kim needs this in order for their show’s ratings not to tank along with her image. I still call fake PR stunt. Kris Jenner is a very well-connected woman and can get a lot to save her precious money train, that includes Kanye West.

  38. Dee Cee says:

    He is a super stealth secret spy easily infiltrating their branded business and poking into every legit or any illegal action in their dealings.. He of the honored name with a K.. shall stop and eliminate them as seemingly no one else can.. KANYE!

  39. Maggs says:

    dang Kanye has one huge jaw, kinda like Betthany Frankel

    • notsoanonymous says:

      Sad that I’m going to defend here, but you DO realize that he had his jaw broken in a major car accident, right? If you look at before and after pics, you can see that his face used to be symmetrical and now the right side of his jaw doesn’t match the left. The song he recorded with my jaw wired shut was what initially put him on the map. Doesn’t change the fact that he is a douche, but with everything else you can point a finger at, why pick something that ironically made him famous?

  40. me says:

    He was already on “Kourtney and Kim take New York”. I remember he was hitting on Kim in the episode…he stated “I’ve changed my ways” and Kim gave him a big eye roll.

    I thought Kim said she wanted to keep her relationships away from her reality show? Actually, without a rich and famous man in her life, the producers don’t really have a story line for kim’s character lol.

    Kanye must be trying to kill his career and credibility.

  41. lol says:

    Wait until they breaK up, Kanye will put out a song about her…with juicy details i’m sure.

    On the other hand, why do I think she’ll get pregnant by him on purpose?

    Time will tell.

  42. Meanchick says:

    How nice, will there be room for all of the egos?

  43. Meanchick says:

    KimmyCakes is gonna need reconstructive surgery on her va-jay-jay. It should be a freakin’ rubber band by now.

  44. Lisa B. says:

    I don’t believe he’s doing it for publicity.

    First of all, he doesn’t need it. He’s not on the best moment of his career, but he’s not desperate enough to lose cred as an artist and international superstar by mixing up with people like Kim (even appearing on her trashy show!!!) if there wasn’t some feeling involved.

    I’m not saying he’s deeply in love with her or that they’ll will get married and have 40 kids. But I think he must be really smitten by her in some way.

    As someone who appreciates his talent, I hope this relationship ends soon. I don’t see how this will bring him any good. Don’t wanna see him making his way on the D-list, like Lindsay Lohan did.

    • Kim says:

      pplleeeaaassseee! This man LOVES attention in ANY form. Whether he needs it or not is irrelevant.

  45. francesca says:

    She is channeling Padma Lakshmi in the parachute pants.

  46. Kim says:

    Oh Im sure he did say he would be on the show – PUBLICITY ANYONE? They are both needy fame whores!

  47. Jover says:

    Not a fan of today’s hip hop (old school stuff is much better), but how does he maintain cred in that community now that he’s an item with a lubricous lardassian. He isn’t a douche bag; he’s the template for DOUCHEBAGGERY. What is he thinking?

  48. the original bellaluna says:

    Uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuv kourse he is. Was there ever any doubt?

  49. skuddles says:

    Oh good, more Kardashian krap I’ll never bother watching…

  50. ZenB!tch says:

    Again I need to preface this by saying I’m not into rap and am more or less rap clueless but I thought rappers were like African American rockstars. This is whatever the rap terms for sell out and uncool are.

    Did I miss something – did Kanye become a has-been like Vince Neil? Or is this as blasphemous and sell out as I think it is? No it’s worse… the Kartrashians are much worse than falling off ones ass on Ice Skating with the Stars.

  51. Samantha says:

    When are these lowlife skanks gonna drop off the face of planet for good????