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TODAY   |  November 27, 2013

Kanye: Kim and I are like Romeo and Juliet

The pop star said on a New York radio show that his relationship with Kim Kardashion was a “love story for the ages,” and that their love reminds him of the classic Shakespearean couple.

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>> where are you hanging out.

>> kanye west again.

>> the gift that keeps giving.

>> he has now compared to his love story with kim kardashian to that of romeo and juliet .

>> no.

>> he did it here on hot 97 in new york.

>> i knew that i wanted this family and with her. i felt like our love story is like, you know, a love story for the ages. i felt like when we first got together it was like a romeo and juliet kind of thing where it's like she is reality star and i'm a rapper --

>> first of all, that has nothing to do with romeo and juliet .

>> so the kardashians are the capulets?

>> there's another problem.

>> they end up dead.

>> have you ever read romeo and juliet ?

>> that's a bad ending for everybody.

>> wow.

>> kanye also said quote y'all are acting like this ain't the most beautiful woman of all time, arguably of human existence, end quote.

>> yeah.

>> heavy --

>> he said that it was love at first sight . when asked when that was, he couldn't remember.

>> he assumed it was, though.

>> wow. i don't think he made it to the end of the book.

>> it's another classic couple. i think the flinstones. more like fred and wilma.

>> there's your kanye update. this