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Why Is Kanye West Smiling In These Pictures?

Because he forgot he was Kanye West for a second.

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  1. Why is Kanye so happy in this picture?

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    Because he's thinking about the burrito he's going to eat later.
    Because he looks totally fly in this suit, and he knows it.
    Because he's looking at Kim, and he loves Kim.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he's looking at Kim!

    And he loves Kim.

    It's because he's looking at Kim!
    Via Mike Coppola / Getty Images
  2. Why is Kanye so elated in this picture?

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    Because he just saw Jay Z across the room, and he's like, "Hey, Jay!"
    Because he and Taylor Swift made up, and they're best friends now.
    Because he's thinking about how he's definitely going to win that award later.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he and Taylor Swift made up!

    And they're best friends now.

    It's because he and Taylor Swift made up!
    Via Larry Busacca / Getty Images
  3. Why is Kanye grinning here?

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    Because he showed up to an awards ceremony in just a T-shirt and no one tried to stop him.
    Because he just won a special award and no one came onstage and interrupted him.
    Because he's feeling good about his subtle jewellery game today.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he just won a special award!

    And no one came onstage and interrupted him.

    It's because he just won a special award!
    Via Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
  4. Why is Kanye beaming in this picture?

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    Because he's thinking about how great it is to be besties with the most powerful people on the planet.
    Because someone made a joke at his expense, and he's like, "I'm gonna laugh now, but you should know I'm actually mad".
    He's not sure. He's just smiling because everyone else is.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because of his famous besties!

    And you can't sit with them.

    It's because of his famous besties!
    Via Christopher Polk / Getty Images
  5. Why is Kanye feeling cheery in this picture?

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    Because his best mate Jay Z is absolutely bringing the banter.
    Because his best mate Jay Z is giving him the best shoulder massage he's ever had.
    Because he just won an award with his best mate Jay Z, and it's always fun to work with your best mate.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he just won an award with Jay Z!

    And it's always fun to work with your best mate.

    It's because he just won an award with Jay Z!
    Via Michael Buckner / Getty Images
  6. Why is Kanye so jovial here?

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    Because he knows he looks fly in his jacket with printed sleeves.
    Because he just saw someone fall over, and if there's one thing Kanye finds hilarious, it's people falling over.
    Because he's performing at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, and he's totally rocking it.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he's performing at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show!

    And he's totally rocking it.

    It's because he's performing at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show!
    Via Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images
  7. Why is Kanye gleeful in this picture?

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    Because he wore a silk robe to an awards show and no one is questioning him about it.
    Because his teeth are the whitest of white, and he just wants to show them off, OK?
    Because someone just told him he's the greatest rockstar of all time, and he's like, "I know, right?"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he wore a silk robe to an awards show!

    And no one is questioning him about it.

    It's because he wore a silk robe to an awards show!
    Via Michael Loccisano / Getty Images
  8. Why is Kanye lowkey smirking in this picture?

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    Because he just let out a fart on the red carpet, and that is lol.
    Because he and Kim are wearing matching outfits and he knows they look fly.
    Because he's thinking about the large pizza he's going to order later tonight.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he and Kim are wearing matching outfits!

    And he knows they look fly.

    It's because he and Kim are wearing matching outfits!
    Via Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images
  9. Why is Kanye so delighted here?

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    Because he and Kim are sitting front row at a fashion show, and are reflecting on their success.
    Because he just dropped marinara sauce on his white trousers and he's decided that it's a fashion statement.
    Because someone just told him that all-white outfits are so hot right now.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he and Kim are sitting front row at a fashion show!

    And they're reflecting on their success.

    It's because he and Kim are sitting front row at a fashion show!
    Via Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images
  10. Why is there a twinkle in Kanye's eye in this picture?

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    Because double denim is a fucking fire look, OK?
    Because triple denim is a fucking fire look, OK?
    Because he just saw a childhood friend from across the room, and it's always nice to see a childhood friend, isn't it?
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because triple denim is a fucking fire look!

    OK?

    It's because triple denim is a fucking fire look!
    Via Michael Loccisano / Getty Images
  11. Why is Kanye so glad in this picture?

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    Because he saw a tiny little dog and he just wants to pet it.
    Because he's thinking about the tacos he's going to eat later.
    Because he's wearing a hoodie to a fashion show and nobody is questioning him about it, lol.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he's wearing a hoodie to a fashion show!

    And nobody is questioning him about it, lol.

    It's because he's wearing a hoodie to a fashion show!
    Via Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images
  12. Why is Kanye so pleased in this picture?

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    Because he knows that a polo shirt under a sweater is the freshest look of 2004.
    Because he's best mates with Jay Z, and that's really cool.
    Because he hasn't decided that he's too cool to smile yet. He's so young. So innocent.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he hasn't decided that he's too cool to smile yet!

    So young. So innocent.

    It's because he hasn't decided that he's too cool to smile yet!
    Via Frank Micelotta / Getty Images
  13. Why is Kanye so ecstatic here?

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    Because he's at a Denver Nuggets game, and Nuggets is a funny name for a basketball team.
    Because he's in awe of how tall basketball players are.
    Because Kim just told him the one about why the chicken crossed the road, and he's never heard a better joke in his life.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he's at a Denver Nuggets game!

    And Nuggets is a funny name for a basketball team.

    It's because he's at a Denver Nuggets game!
    Via Harry How / Getty Images
  14. Why is Kanye chuckling in this picture?

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    Because he just read a fire tweet that made him lol irl.
    Because he and Kim are totally lowkey texting about the person sitting next to them in the front row.
    Because the person next to him isn't wearing all black, and they clearly didn't get the memo.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he and Kim are totally lowkey texting about the person sitting next to them*!

    *Maybe.

    It's because he and Kim are totally lowkey texting about the person sitting next to them*!
    Via Vivien Killilea / Getty Images
  15. Why is Kanye smiling in this picture?

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    Because he just won an award for being a super-stylish man.
    Because he has a beautiful smile, and he knows it.
    Because he's Kanye West and he's ALLOWED TO FEEL HAPPINESS, OK?
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's because he's Kanye West and he's ALLOWED TO FEEL HAPPINESS!

    OK?

    It's because he's Kanye West and he's ALLOWED TO FEEL HAPPINESS!
    Via Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images

Why Is Kanye West Smiling In These Pictures?

Could Do Better :(

You might be one of those people that, before this quiz, thought that Kanye West never smiles. But now you know better. And you can live a happier life.

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Not Bad! :)

You probably look at pictures of Kanye pretty regularly, but you could do with learning a little bit more about what his facial expressions mean.

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Keep Smiling! :D

You must be a Kanye expert! You know what all his facial expressions mean. Are you really his best mate, Jay Z?

Keep Smiling! :D
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