Kanye West says he's 'proud' of Caitlyn Jenner for 'breaking ground': 'F**k what people say'

Kim Kardashian Reveals How North West Met Caitlyn Jenner
Kim Kardashian Reveals How North West Met Caitlyn Jenner

Kanye West continues to be a champion of Caitlyn Jenner.

The 38-year-old rapper opened up about his feelings toward Caitlyn to fashion website SHOWstudio, where he made it clear that when he first learned that Caitlyn Jenner would be introducing herself to the world, his only concerns were about what other people would think.

"The first thing I thought about was a black radio show host maybe possibly making jokes because the black culture is generally homophobic," admitted Kanye. "Then it was like, 'F**k what people say. F**k what people think."

"I feel proud to be in a family that has so many people breaking ground for generations to come," Kanye continued.

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During the lengthy interview, the rapper also posited that were it not for stigma, Keeping Up With the Kardashians would be an Emmy-winning program.

"My wife and my family should've had plenty of Emmys by now," Kim Kardashian's husband explained. "But reality shows are considered to be like rap was when the Mondrian [hotel] wouldn't let Run-D.M.C. and motherf**ing Will Smith stay there because they were rappers."

"The idea of a reality star not being allowed into a fashion show or not being nominated for their show, even if it's the longest running and the most popular and... everybody I know watches it," he added.

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Of course, Kanye's support of Caitlyn is nothing new. Back in April, during her interview with Diane Sawyer, Caitlyn revealed that the Yeezus rapper was a key figure in helping Kim understand her transition.

"Kim told me a story," Caitlyn told Diane. "She goes, 'You know what really turned me around on thinking about this?' And I said 'What?' She goes 'Kanye.'"

"They were talking about it and he says to Kim, 'Look, I can be married to the most beautiful woman in the world, and I am. I can have the most beautiful little daughter in the world, and I have that. But I'm nothing if I can't be me. If I can't be true to myself, they don't mean anything,'" she explained. "Since then, Kimberly has been by far the most accepting, and the easiest to talk to about it."

Hell yeah, Kanye!

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