Kanye West steps into enemy territory! Rapper wears mask with wife Bianca Censori at Super Bowl where rival Taylor Swift is holding court… and his ex-wife Kim Kardashian is also in attendance amid hot new romance
Kanye West stepped into enemy territory as he arrived to the Super Bowl on Sunday – where his rival Taylor Swift and ex-wife Kim Kardashian were both in attendance.
The rapper, 46, was completely in disguise as he headed to the big game hand-in-hand with his wife Bianca Censori.
Kanye donned a crucifix mask by Alexander McQueen, black leather jacket, and glossy leather trousers while Bianca sported a jacket and glossy hooded accessory.
The Alexander McQueen mask was placed snugly over his head covering and was perhaps worn in tribute to the late designer, who died 14 years ago today.
Kanye’s marriage to Kim officially ended in 2021, and she has since begun dating Odell Beckham Jr. The rapper was also previously engulfed in drama with Taylor after she took offense at a lyric in his track Famous back in 2016, sparking an epic feud.
Kanye West stepped into enemy territory as he arrived to the Super Bowl on Sunday – where his rival Taylor Swift and ex-wife Kim Kardashian was also in attendance
The accompanying music video for Famous also depicted a naked Taylor lying in his bed next to him – along with a whole host of other celebrities – with nude Kim on the other side.
In Famous, Kanye rapped: ‘For all my South Side n****s that know me best/ I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex/ Why? I made that b***h famous.’
Kanye defended the line, claiming he had a conversation with Taylor about the lyrics in question ahead of time, which she denied.
However, Swift continued to accuse Kanye of lying about asking her permission to reference her in his lyrics which prompted now ex-wife Kim to release a partial recording of the call in question.
‘I’m really glad you had the respect to call me that and tell me that as a friend, about the song. It’s just a really cool thing to do, and a really good show of friendship,’ Taylor is heard saying.
Taylor hit back by claiming that although Kanye spoke through some aspects of the lyrics, she did not consent to being referred to as a ‘b***h.’
The Bad Blood hitmaker recently opened up about the effect the lyrics had on her as well as the bitter feud between the rapper and SKIMS founder.
While talking to TIME after being named the magazine’s Person of the Year in December 2023, she dished on the dispute which started when West wrote the vulgar lyrics about the rising star.
Taylor said that the public fallout said it felt like ‘a career death,’ adding: ‘Make no mistake – my career was taken away from me.’
Kanye donned a crucifix mask by Alexander McQueen, black leather jacket, and glossy leather trousers while Bianca sported a jacket and glossy hooded accessory
Kim Kardashian spotted arriving to the football extravaganza
Taylor watched her boyfriend Travis Kelce play with Blake Lively
She passionately kissed him after his team defeated the San Francisco 49ers
Discussing the aftermath and the brutal toll that it took on her wellbeing, Swift added, ‘You have a fully manufactured frame job, in an illegally recorded phone call, which Kim Kardashian edited and then put out to say to everyone that I was a liar.’
‘That took me down psychologically to a place I’ve never been before. I moved to a foreign country. I didn’t leave a rental house for a year. I was afraid to get on phone calls.’
She later took another swing at Kardashian, West, and anyone else who she believes has tried to stifle her success, remarking: ‘Trash takes itself out every single time.’
‘But I’ve also learned there’s no point in actively trying to quote unquote defeat your enemies,’ she said. ‘Trash takes itself out every single time.’
Taylor’s feud with Kim and Kanye had been bubbling to the surface as early as 2009, seemingly out of the blue, when 19-year-old Taylor was at the MTV Video Music Awards, accepting the Best Female Video award for You Belong with Me.
Swift cheering on her boyfriend’s team the Kansas City Chiefs
She was joined by pal Ice Spice
The feud started after Kanye interrupted Taylor’s acceptance speech for Best Female Video at the MTV VMAs back in 2009
Suddenly, in the middle of her acceptance speech, Kanye jumped on the stage, grabbed the microphone out of her hands and bellowed: ‘Yo, Taylor, I’m really happy for you and Imma let you finish, but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time. One of the best videos of all time!’
In a bid to diffuse the tension, Beyonce later called Taylor up on stage when she won Video of the Year for Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It), and allowed the country music star a moment in the spotlight.
But the tension only continued when the father-of-four humiliated the star once again at the VMAs in 2015.
It appeared the pair were getting on as Kanye joked: ‘You know how many times they announced Taylor was going to give me the award ’cause it got them more ratings?’
More recently, West dropped her name again during his Vultures listening experience on Friday.
In his latest song Carnival, Swift’s name stands out among a list of controversial figures — including accused rapist Bill Cosby and tech billionaire Elon Musk — who’ve made it into the lyrics.
Kanye, meanwhile, was also previously married to Kim Kardashian; pictured 2018
They were married for eight years and share four children together; pictured 2016
‘Now I’m Ye Kelly, b***h / Now I’m Bill Cosby, b***h / Now I’m Puff Daddy rich / That’s Me Too rich,’ raps Kanye, as per Forbes.
‘I mean since Taylor Swift, since I had a Rollie on the wrist / I’m the new Jesus, b***h / I turned water into Kris / This for what they did to Chris / They can’t do s**t with this.’
Kanye, meanwhile, was also previously married to Kim Kardashian for eight years. They share four children together.
Kim began dating Pete Davidson after their split for nine months, but he was subjected to online harassment by Kanye during the relationship.
Kim has been dating Odell Beckham Jr. since last summer (pictured earlier this month)
They ultimately split, but Kim has entered another new relationship – this time with Odell Beckham Jr. The couple have gone exclusive after beginning a romance last summer.
A source toldon Friday, ‘Kim has been romantically involved with Odell since last summer and thought she had managed to keep it under wraps. She is not seeing anyone else right now – at least not that her close friends know of.’
According to the insider, both Kardashian and Beckham Jr. made the decision to remain private to prevent rumors that the SKIMS founder was a ‘homewrecker.’
The two stars initially started ‘hanging out’ shortly after the football player’s split from girlfriend Lauren ‘LoLo’ Wood which was announced in September of last year. The former couple share one-year-old son Zydn.
‘Kim really wanted to keep this romance private for two reasons. One is that he has a one-year-old son with his ex Lauren Woods.’
They both wanted to avoid any speculation that he left Lauren for Kim – branding Kim a homewrecker,’ the source continued.
‘The second reason is to avoid the backlash from Kanye. After what Kanye put Pete Davidson through, Kim wants to avoid that at all costs. It is only a matter of time now before Kanye says something publicly, but he has no solid proof.’