It turns out Kanye West and Donald Trump weren't always so close.
While the president-elect told reporters that he and West have "been friends for a long time" after the two met at Trump Tower in New York City on Tuesday morning, it seems their relationship used to be way different.
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During a conversation on Howard Stern's radio show in 2013, the president-elect body-shamed Kim Kardashian, who West would marry in 2014.
"Does she have a good body? No… Does she have a fat a**? Absolutely," Trump said when asked by Stern to judge her appearance. "And if it weren't Kim, they'd say, 'Wow, I don't want to go out with her.'"
The 70-year-old businessman criticized Kardashian's body again later that year during an interview with HLN's Showbiz Tonight,while she was pregnant with daughter North, her first child with West.
"She's a nice person. I've known her over the years. She's a really nice person," he said. "She's gotten a little bit large. I would say this, I don't think you should dress like you weigh 120 pounds."
"I think that's great," Trump added after the reporter replied that Kardashian "feels good about herself." "If she feels good about herself, do it, Kim."
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Trump has also attacked West in the past, publicly slamming the rapper in 2009 after he famously crashed the stage during Swift's acceptance speech for Best Female Video at the MTV Video Music Awards, claiming that Beyoncé had "one of the greatest videos of all time."
In an interview with TMZ, Trump called West's behavior "disgusting," and said that he would encourage a boycott on the rapper "so this kind of things doesn't happen again."
The former Celebrity Apprentice host also told TMZ that he thought West's stage-crashing moment wasn't based on Beyoncé's loss, but rather that he was "grandstanding to get attention."
Trump and West seem to have put their differences aside, however, as the president-elect sang the rapper's praises after their meeting on Tuesday.
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"Just friends, just friends, and he's a good man," the hotel mogul told reporters while pointing to West, adding that they discussed "life" during their meeting. "We've been friends for a long time."
West stayed quiet during the pair's photo-op -- only saying that he wanted "to take a picture right now" -- but later took to Twitter to explain the purpose of their meeting.
"I wanted to meet with Trump today to discuss multicultural issues," he tweeted, adding, "These issues included bullying, supporting teachers, modernizing curriculums, and violence in Chicago." "I feel it is important to have a direct line of communication with our future President if we truly want change," he wrote, along with the hashtag, "#2024."
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Tuesday's visit was one of West's first public appearances since being released from UCLA Medical Center on Nov. 30. The "Fade" rapper was hospitalized on Nov. 21 for what one source told ET was a "mental breakdown," while another said it was sleep deprivation and exhaustion.
On Monday, a source close to West told ET that he was currently in New York City for meetings about his fashion line, and that he is also looking for a new studio for the line.
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