We were all surprised when Kanye West announced at the VMAs that he was planning to run for president, but probably none so surprised as Kim Kardashian, who says she was caught off guard by her husband’s newfound political aspirations – and we would think she would have known about them before because hello, she’s married to the guy.
“That was news to me. It was not a discussion in our household,” she said on the Ellen show. Though she had no idea her husband was going to up and try to run for office, like a good wife she is backing his new goals. And why wouldn’t she? Becoming the FLOTUS would make Kim Kardashian even more famous than she already is, and we know the Kardashian-Jenner machine is a slave to any prospect of increased overexposure. (more…)