Kim Kardashian and Kanye West: A love story ten years in the making

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West: A love story ten years in the making

As a woman whose life has been trailed by cameras since Keeping Up with the Kardashians premiered in 2006, Kim is certainly the queen of the photo op.

But no one seeing them together, beaming away, with their hands permanently intertwined, could doubt their genuine happiness.

The courtship was all the more intense for being based on a friendship that started in the early Noughties, before either was famous.