Kanye West admits he ‘fell in love’ with Kim Kardashian

Kanye West, seen here with Kim Kardashian at Paris Fashion Week 2012, now admits he was in love with her. Eric Ryan / Getty Images file

Lovesick Kanye!

On Wednesday, Kanye West unexpectedly released a brand-new song online, "Theraflu,"and in between the 34-year-old rapper's typically over-the-top boasts and X-rated tangents, he made a surprising confession about his pal Kim Kardashian.

Looking back on his romance with ex Amber Rose, who is now engaged to Wiz Khalifa, West rapped, "Only n---- I got respect for is Wiz, And I admit I fell in love with Kim around the same time she fell in love with him."

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West then went on to make a catty reference to Kardashian's future ex-husband, NBA star Kris Humphries, who just happens to play for the New Jersey Nets, which is owned by West's good friend Jay-Z. "Well that's cool, baby girl, do your thing, lucky I ain't have Jay drop him from the team," he rapped, implying he could get Humphries, 27, fired from the team.

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Although they've never commented on a romance, West and Kardashian, 31, have been friends for years, and the "Otis" rapper filmed a cameo on "Kourtney and Kim Take New York" in summer 2010. They were spotted hanging out together during Paris Fashion Week earlier this year.

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