Recording artist, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend Harper's BAZAAR Celebrates 'ICONS By Carine Roitfeld' at The Plaza Hotel on September 9, 2016 in New York City.
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By Raisa Bruner
September 23, 2016

In a new interview with Wonderland magazine, eternal American icon Kim Kardashian West mused on her husband Kanye’s potential political ambitions. This time last year, the rapper and designer had mentioned that he was “definitely” eyeing a 2020 presidential bid, but recognized he would need to do “a lot of research” and “growing up” before then. Meanwhile, Kardashian-West shared her feelings on the prospect of a FLOTUS role.

“Look at all the awful things they’re doing to Melania [Trump], putting up the naked photos,” Kardashian West told Wonderland. “I’ll say to Kanye: ‘Babe, you know the kind of photos they’d put up of me!’”

As for Kanye’s political party affiliation were he to run, Kim—whose stepdad Caitlyn Jenner is an avowed Republican—had this to say: “I don’t wanna put words in his mouth, but I’m pretty sure the Democrats. Maybe independent? I don’t know how serious he is about it. We’ll see…”

Write to Raisa Bruner at raisa.bruner@time.com.

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