Kanye West Was Told Not To Date Me Because Of My Sex Tape - Kim Kardashian Kim Kardashian has revealed that her husband, Kanye West was warned not to date her because she had a sex tape. But Kanye was too stubborn to let anyone tell him what to do. Recall that Kim was filmed in an infamous explicit video with her then Musician boyfriend Ray J.

Kim also revealed that Kanye stood up for her when they started dating in 2012 and continues to ‘lift her up’. ‘We’ve been through a lot together,’ Kim told Van Jones this week. ‘You know, I’ve known him for 15 years now.’

‘[Kanye] put himself up against the world for me when everyone told him, “You cannot date a girl with a sex tape. You cannot date a reality show girl. This is going to ruin your career.” Everyone told him that.’

‘To me, he was like, “Oh, you’re not going to tell me what to do. I’ll let you know that it’s going to be okay.” And he always was that strength for me. So I’ll always love and appreciate him for always standing up for me.’

After four years of marriage, Kim says husband Kanye continues ‘hold her hand and lift her up higher’ with confidence.