Kim Kardashian is ruining Kanye West’s career?

Let’s do a quick retrospective of Kanye West‘s career here, shall we? He hijacked Taylor Swift‘s acceptance speech, he’s gone on bizarre, incoherent rants, and is generally known for being a pompous, egotistical ass. And yet his career has never really suffered from any of that. But apparently, Kanye may have finally met his kryptonite: According to New York Daily News, famewhore Kim Kardashian is tanking Kanye’s career. Yes, Kim. There is literally nothing a Kardashian can’t ruin.

“His personal life is overpowering his music,” an industry source says. “Every time he plays, people are wondering if Kim is going to be there. It’s not a good thing for him, especially if he wants to be taken seriously.” Kardashian is also affecting West’s income. The rapper was offered several opportunities to host New Year’s Eve parties in Vegas and Miami — but only if he would bring Kardashian. West declined the offers. “Kanye was actually offended by the offers,” says the source. In the beginning of their relationship, West tried to put his foot down when it came to appearing on the Kardashian family’s shows. “He made it clear to her he doesn’t want to be on her show, but Kim gets upset so he caves in,” adds the source.

Kids, let this be a lesson: It doesn’t matter how talented you are. If you’re a shameless opportunist and transparently focused on pandering to the lowest common denominator, eventually people are going to get turned off. So keep your head down, make good stuff, mind your P’s and Q’s, and you’ll be fine.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Jeremy Feist About Jeremy Feist

Jeremy Feist is an (ahem) entertainer from Toronto, Canada. He writes, acts, and performs on stage, and has been a writer for Popbytes for almost three years now. He lives in Toronto with his boyfriend, his incredibly dumb but cute puppy, and his immortal cat.

Super Fresh Gossip From Around The Web!

Kim Kardashian Things We Don't Want To See: Kim Kardashian upcoming book of her selfies! Evil Beet
Jennifer Aniston: Justin Theroux 'will put a gun to my head' if I get fillers like Botox! Celebitchy
Britney Spears is flaunting her (26th) new body with some very sexy pictures ... PopSugar
Jared Leto has been looking like Jesus for a while–now he is taking it even further ... SOW
Perennially constipated Kristen Stewart has lots to say in the new issue of ELLE The Blemish
Sorry everyone, but Kate Upton is not planning to get naked anytime soon! ICYDK
Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger have way more money than they should have! Celebslam
OMG, smelt it, dealt it ... Lady Gaga dropped a new fragrance–EAU DE GAGA OMG Blog
Madame Tussauds just unveiled their brand-new Selena Gomez wax figure Hollywood Tuna
Hottie Matthew Terry covers DANSK magazine's new autumn / winter issue! Oh La La
Oh, it's just Beyoncé reminding us (AGAIN) she's still in love with her husband ... Dlisted