Kanye West will always be there for his friends.
The 41-year-old rapper can be known for rarely smiling while out in public, however Thursday’s Louis Vuitton fashion show made him visibly emotional. The “Famous” rapper broke down in tears after his longtime friend, Virgil Abloh, presented his first menswear collection for the French maison at the garden of the Palais-Royal during Paris Men’s Fashion Week.
Abloh was hired as LV’s menswear artistic director in March, generating the 38-year-old Off-White founder the first African-American to be at the helm. The end of the show, which was attended by Rihanna, Bella Hadid, Kim Kardashian along with Kylie Jenner, was definitely a moving moment, as Abloh made his way down the neon green runway crying along with going over to hug West.
Naomi Campbell also recorded the sweet moment, writing on Instagram: “Congratulations @virgilabloh @louisvuitton BRAVO BEAUTIFUL SHOW along with AMAZING MOMENT WITH YOU along with KANYE . #NEWDAY #HISTORIC DAY #PROUD TO WITNESS This particular UNIFIED LOVE FOR YOU !!!! #TEARS OF GRATITUDE ♥️♥️😍😍#GOD can be THE GREATEST 🙏🏾”
The two pals, both Chicago natives, began working together in 2002, along with in 2010, Abloh was named creative director at Donda, the rapper’s creative agency named after his late mother. Adding to his resume, Abloh earned a GRAMMY nomination after directing West along with JAY-Z’s album, Watch the Throne, in 2011, along with during the LV show, the designer also used West’s song, “I Thought About Killing You.”
Following the presentation, West embraced his pal Yet again along with posed for pics with Abloh along with his wife. The event also marked Kardashian’s return to Paris since her traumatic robbery in 2016.
Meanwhile, ET recently caught up with the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, where she revealed in which her 5-year-old daughter, North, can be a lot like her father.
Watch below to hear what she shared.