Kanye’s foot-in-mouth dis­ease

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Kanye West has done it again.

First he de­cided that Bill Cosby did not sex­u­ally as­sault more than 50 women, and now he’s de­cided he made Tay­lor Swift fa­mous.

TMZ re­ported that the rap­per name-checked Swift when he premiered his en­tire The Life of Pablo al­bum at the Yeezy Sea­son 3 fash­ion show at Madi­son Square Gar­den in New York City on Thurs­day.

“I feel like me and Tay­lor might still have sex/ Why? I made that bitch fa­mous,” the 38-year-old rap­per bragged.

TMZ re­ported that West called Tay­lor late last month to give her a heads-up about the song.

“She got the joke and gave him the thumbs up to re­lease the song with the lyric,” the site claimed. Not so, ac­cord­ing to Swift’s rep. “Kanye did not call for ap­proval, but to ask Tay­lor to re­lease his sin­gle Fa­mous on her Twit­ter ac­count. She de­clined and cau­tioned him about re­leas­ing a song with such a strong misog­y­nis­tic mes­sage,” her rep told E! News.

“Tay­lor was never made aware of the ac­tual lyric, ‘I made that bitch fa­mous.’”

Swift has yet to ad­dress the rap­per’s shout-out via her Face­book, In­sta­gram, Tum­blr or Twit­ter ac­counts. Those close to her, how­ever, swiftly ral­lied against the singer.

Su­per­model Gigi Ha­did, who ap­peared as Slay-Z in Swift’s Bad Blood video last year, was at the Yeezy Sea­son 3 show.

Soon af­ter, Gigi took to Twit­ter, writ­ing: “My at­ten­dance some­where does not mean I agree with ev­ery­thing be­ing said in the mu­sic play­ing there. My friends know of my loy­alty.”

Hart of Dixie ac­tress Jaime King, who asked Tay­lor to be her son Leo New­man’s god­mother, deleted her In­sta­gram posts about Yeezy Sea­son 3 af­ter hear­ing Kanye’s Fa­mous lyrics. “I’m so sad right now & dis­ap­pointed right now,” she tweeted.

“I stand by my sis­ter. Al­ways.”

– Staff reporter

PHOTO: REUTERS

Kanye West dur­ing his Yeezy Sea­son 3 Col­lec­tion pre­sen­ta­tion and lis­ten­ing party dur­ing New York Fash­ion Week

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