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Kanye West explains why he wore his Yeezy sliders 2 sizes too small

Kim and Kanye attend 2 Chainz wedding. (Picture: Bang Showbiz)

Kim and Kanye attend 2 Chainz wedding. (Picture: Bang Showbiz)

Published Aug 29, 2018

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The 41-year-old rapper was teased by his wife Kim Kardashian West for his seemingly ill fitted footwear when they attended 2 Chainz's wedding last week, and he has now said the flip-flops - which are from his Yeezy line and cost $150 (about R2100) - were not too small, but were in fact worn in a specific way which is popular in Japan.

Kanye West has defended his small fitting Yeezy sandals. (Picture: Twitter)

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The 'Golddigger' rapper posted a photo to his Twitter on Tuesday (28.08.18) in a bid to silence the Internet haters and his 37-year-old wife, showing fans that having smaller flip-flops is actually the correct way to wear them as he accompanied the picture with the caption, "The Japanese way".

The Japanese way pic.twitter.com/n1TUsVOJkA

— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) August 28, 2018

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The photo read: "The straps should be snug but not too tight between the two toes. Your heal should extend 1-2cm off the back of the wooden sole."

Kanye's tweet comes after Kim - with whom he has North, five, Saint, two, and Chicago, seven months - posted a video to her Instagram story in which she zoomed in on her husband's shoes, and laughed at the size-too-small sandals. 

She joked:""The real question is, do those fit?

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"That's what everyone wants to know. What size are those?"

The Internet then went into meltdown over Kanye's choice of footwear with one person writing on Twitter: "#KanyeWest shoes that he wore to 2Chains wedding is exactly what I look like when I borrow my mums slippers to nip out to the garden to get something quickly ... (sic)"

Since the flip-flops appeared on Kanye's feet at 2 Chainz star-studded wedding - where he tied the knot with Kesha Ward, whom he proposed to at the MET Gala in May this year - the Yeezy design has completely sold out.

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