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Kim and Kanye wedding photo sets Instagram 'likes' record

Haters gonna hate, but the likers really like a Kim Kardashian and Kanye West wedding photo on Instagram — enough so that it set a new record for the photo-sharing service.

The couple tied the knot last weekend in Florence, Italy, and Kardashian has shared two images so far. A photo of a kiss with West in front of a wall of flowers has 1.97 million likes and counting.


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Another image, showing the newlyweds walking down the aisle, isn't that far behind with 1.6 million likes. Kardashian has 14.8 million followers on Instagram.

Mr. & Mrs. Kanye West

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Both photographs were offered up by E! News after the wedding and billed as "official" and "exclusive" after People magazine released this shot. E! is the home base for the reality TV star's show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians."

The previous record for likes on an Instagram pic (1.82 million) belonged to Justin Bieber for an image he posted five months ago. "Love the way you look at me" he captioned the shot of himself with one-time love Selena Gomez.

Love the way you look at me

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