Let me tell you something about that kiss photo that my girl put upthis was pissing my girl off during the honeymoon, she was exhausted because we worked on the photo so much because Annie Leibovitz pulled out right before the wedding, West said during a Cannes Lions press conference. I think that she was, like, scared of the idea of celebrity. Anyone whos familiar with Leibovitzs work knows the claim is baseless. Shes produced iconic photographs of everyone from John Lennon to the Obama family, and shot West, Kardashian, and their daughter North for Vogue earlier this year. Now, reps for Leibovitz and West have cleared the air.
Kanye West and Annie Leibovitz Kiss and Make Up – The Hollywood Reporter
He also had strong words for President Obama during a radio interview with Power106 FM on Thursday morning, according to the Daily Mail . Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images You cant effect change from inside the White House like that, check it out Kanye West said about President Obama during a radio interview. “You can’t effect change from inside the White House like that … You gotta have the money,” he said about the president. “Good ideas usually aren’t connected to money as much … Creativity and extreme genius are extremely cheap.” West also discussed his own “creativity and extreme genius,” including responding to those who criticize him for his opinions.
Kanye West, Annie Leibovitz release joint statement in response to rapper’s claim she pulled out of wedding gig – NY Daily News
STORY Kanye West Charms Cannes With His Moral Take on Brands and Culture Kanye insisted it was his “dream” to bring together his favorite creatives for the wedding Ricardo Tisci on the dress;Vanessa Beecroft on the experience; and Andrea Bocelli, who isKim’s favorite singer, singing Kim’s favorite song as she walked down the aisle. “The first choice to capture one of the most special days in Kim and Kanye’s life: Annie Leibovitz the legendary photographer responsible for Kim and Kanye’s recent Vogue cover is not known to shoot weddings. But Kanye West dreams big. He loves and respects Annie as a true artist and wanted to bring her eye for beauty to the imagery of the event. In his Cannes Lions panel with Steve Stoute and tech guru godfather Ben Horowitz, Kanye was referencing Annie as an example of how to merge culture and tech.” “Picture this,” said Kanye. “The most-liked Instagram photo of all time, shot by Annie Leibowitz.
Kanye West claims he can redesign Instagram, slams Obama: ‘You can’t effect change from inside the White House’ – NY Daily News
“Let me tell you something about that kiss photo that my girl put up this was p—ing my girl off during the honeymoon, she was exhausted because we worked on the photo so much because Annie Leibovitz pulled out right before the wedding,” West shared at the press conference. Kim Kardashian via Instagram The now famous and most-liked photo ever on Instagram of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West kissingat their wedding, shared by Kardashian on May 27. We worked on our wedding photo for four days until it was good enough for Instagram. Leibovitz shot the couple for their famous Vogue cover back in April, but according to the statement she is “not known to shoot weddings.” Despite the fact that West was clearly bothered that the two were unable to collaborate, he is “not assigning blame and is not accusing Annie in any way, according to the release. “Picture this, West added.