Kris Jenner insists that the father of her new granddaughter North, Kanye West, “does not have a short temper”.
Kris Jenner, 57, had viewers scratching their heads when she made the admission whilst appearing on The Talk on Friday.
The mother-of-six was shown a video clip from last week when her daughter Kim Kardashian’s boyfriend lost his cool after a photographer kindly complimented his music.
When asked what she thought about Kanye West’s behavior, Kris Jenner said: “Knowing Kanye and I do know him very, very well and I am very close to him…he doesn’t have a short temper like everybody thinks.”
While the cameraman in question was merely complimenting Kanye West on his collaboration with Jay-Z on their hit album Watch The Throne, Kris Jenner said she thinks that the singer was most likely pushed to the edge.
“I think what happens with anybody who gets upset over something with paparazzi-related issues is that they are obviously provoked to an extent that we see nothing about,” the momager said.
“So we don’t know, I don’t know. I am just only seeing this for the first time. So I don’t know what happened before that so I don’t want to comment or judge on something when I wasn’t there.”
“I think none of us know the fifteen minutes that happened before that and how crazy they could have gotten.”
Kris Jenner insists Kanye West does not have a short temper as she attempts to explain Kanye his outburst at photographer who complimented his music
In TMZ‘s clip, Kanye West is seen “lashing out” at one of their cameramen after the snapper simply tried to tell him how much he admires his canon of work.
Kanye West had just arrived at Los Angeles International Airport when the incident occurred.
“Don’t talk, don’t talk to me,” the rapper yelled at the photographer.
He then spiraled off into an angry stream of consciousness rant: “I don’t want to hear paparazzi talk to me or anybody I know and tell everybody never talk to anyone that anyone knows.”
But it was when the videographer asked if there’ll be another collaboration between Kanye West and best buddy Jay-Z – after telling the star he loved him – Kanye flipped.
He was seen charging back the cameraman and appearing to reach for his equipment.
As well as claiming that Kanye West is not so notoriously short tempered as everybody thinks, Kris Jenner also summed up the aggressive reaction to “sleep deprivation”.
After viewing the footage, fame-hungry Kris Jenner gushed about how much she loved the rapper.
“First of all, I love that man, I do. He is a great guy,” she gushed.
“I think he was just a little sleep deprived… because of the baby, probably, I don’t know.”
And when one of the panellist joked that Kris Jenner was not getting as much attention from the paparazzi since the outburst, Kris attempted a little joke that somewhat fell flat.
“Is that what this about? I tried to buy a couple of them coffee this morning and they wouldn’t even take that,” she said with a laugh.
This is the second time Kris has defended her daughters’ partners in one week as both Kanye West and Khloe Kardashian’s husband Lamar Odom become increasingly fed up with constantly being under the spotlight by association with the media hungry clan.
Kris Jenner was snapped having her legs touched up with what appeared to be spray tan while on a photoshoot for E! with daughter Kourtney Kardashain and future son-in-law Scott Disick in Los Angeles on Friday.
Kris Jenner, 57, was seen holding up her dress while a male make-up artist crouched down with a sponge and a bottle, spraying and blending the liquid on the back of her legs.
The momager then received further help as an assistant came on the scene to hold up her dress for her as her legs were attended to.
Kris Jenner was barefoot as she received the dedicated treatment, wearing just a short yellow dress and a crisp white shirt.
She upped the glamour factor with bright red lipstick and thick black eyeliner, made even more dramatic with her short jetblack hair.
Kris Jenner was snapped having her legs touched up with what appeared to be spray tan while on a photoshoot
Kris Jenner was also seen standing with Scott Disick, leaning in as she took a cellphone snap with him.
Her cellphone bore a sticker that said: “Queen of f****ing everything.”
They were photographed near a swimming pool at the luxury home of good friend, attorney Mark Garagos.
Kris Jenner appeared excited to be on the shoot, tweeting a picture of herself as she had her make-up done with the caption: “Glammin for our E! Shoot with @joycebonelli #familyfunday.”
The reality star also tweeted a link to a video of Khloe Kardashian having her hair and make-up done for the shoot, while her husband Bruce Jenner and Scott Disick milled about.
Named only as “Ryan” in the recently released memoir “Kris Jenner and All Things Kardashian,” Star magazine exclusively revealed the true identity of the momager’s boy toy, who was just a tender 24 at the time their 1989 tryst began.
He is renowned Hollywood animator Todd Waterman, who told Star in an exclusive interview that he and Kris Jenner shared an “intense affair.”
“It was scandalous,” confessed Todd Waterman.
“We dated for a year and a half. I was playing pro soccer and I was training with a team, L.A. Heat, for a now defunct league. That’s how we met.”
Todd Waterman, who now directs animated films for Disney and Columbia Pictures, said while Kris Jenner called it a “mid-life” crisis moment, their relationship was far from a passing fling
The outing of Todd Waterman is yet another twist in the paternity scandal engulfing Kris Jenner’s daughter Khloe, who is facing claims from Robert Kardashian’s ex-wives that she isn’t a biological Kardashian.
In light of the women’s sordid allegations, the showbiz world has been left to ponder who could be 27-year-old Khloe’s potential real dad if Robert Kardashian were not.
While the naming of Kris Jenner’ secret lover could provoke some to question whether Todd Waterman fathered Khloe, it’s not possible, as Khloe was aged five at the time her mother, then 34, began seducing him behind her father’s back.
Robert Kardashian, the Hollywood lawyer who worked on O.J. Simpson’s notorious dream team during the murder trial of the football star’s wife, even named Todd Waterman in his and Kris’ 1991 divorce documents, filed in the Los Angles Superior Court.
Robert Kardashian slammed Kris, writing in a declaration obtained by Star: “Your honor will recall at the time of the hearing I claimed that the respondent was involved with another man named Todd Waterman.
“I ask the court … to restrain (Kris) from living with any member of the opposite sex in or about the presence of our children.”
Todd Waterman, who now directs animated films for Disney and Columbia Pictures, said while Kris Jenner called it a “mid-life” crisis moment, their relationship was far from a passing fling.
In her tell-all book, Kris Jenner revealed that she became obsessed with a man she dubbed “Ryan” and admitted having “wild sex everywhere, all the time” in cars, pool houses and even on tennis courts.
“One minute I was making brownies for my friends and having a family barbecue, the next I was in the middle of an insanely intense affair,” Kris Jenner wrote.
“I would tell Robert I was going out to lunch and I would end up at Ryan’s apartment having crazy, fabulous sex for hours in the middle of the day. I would drop Kourtney, Kimberly, and Khloe off at school and rush straight to Ryan.
“Breakfast, lunch, and dinner with Ryan, Ryan, Ryan, Ryan.”
While Todd Waterman said he had heard rumors that Kris Jenner had exposed her philandering in her memoir, it wasn’t until he was contacted by Star this week that he realized the extent of her confession.
“My friend has sent me an excerpt from her book,” Todd Waterman told Star.
“I think I would be Ryan.”
While Todd Waterman once shared a passion for one particular Kardashian, Kris Jenner’s former lover revealed that he is far from a “fan” of the reality television family and the multi-million dollar empire they’ve built.
“I am not a fan of the whole Kardashian machine,” Todd Waterman said.
“To me, it (my partial inclusion in the book) ties into what they have already done in terms of picking and choosing what they release and how they are portrayed.”
While not happy about his inclusion in Kris Jenner’s tell-all, Todd Waterman told Star it was to be expected from a family who has used infamy to their advantage.
Todd Waterman said: “The sex tape and the murder of their friend. It (the book) didn’t surprise me.”
While Kris and Todd Waterman’s torrid affair finally ended in 1990 – just before Kris met Olympian Bruce Jenner – the affair cost the Kardashian matriarch her marriage, after Robert followed the pair and found them together.