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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2012 file photo Singer Kanye West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian attend Gabrielle's Angel Foundation 2012 Angel Ball cancer research benefit at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Marriage is coming after the baby carriage for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. E! News reports West proposed to Kardashian Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, on Kardashian's 33rd birthday, in front of family and friends at the AT&T Park. Kardashian gave birth to the coupleís first child, daughter North West, in June. Representatives for 36-year-old West and Kardashian didn't immediately respond to emails seeking comment about the engagement. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

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Kanye: Kardashian is fashion queen over first lady

  • Associated Press
  • October 29, 2013 - 5:25 PM

NEW YORK — Kanye West says when it comes to fashion, Kim Kardashian reigns supreme over every woman, including Michelle Obama.

In an interview Tuesday with Ryan Seacrest, the rapper said he and his fiancé are "the most influential with clothing." He added: "Michelle Obama cannot Instagram a pic like what my girl Instagrammed the other day," referring to Kardashian's buzzed about selfie that revealed most of her backside.

West also said "no one is looking at what (Barack) is wearing."

West was defending Kardashian in the radio interview, saying the reality star deserves more attention from mainstream fashion magazines. He said Kardashian should grace the cover of Vogue.

Despite West's words, the first lady is a fashion trendsetter and clothes she's worn have sold out quickly after she's worn them in public.

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