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Now Kanye West Has Called Taylor Swift "Fake" In Leaked Audio

It's becoming increasingly clear that the pair have two very different versions of events.

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A statement was then released by Taylor's publicist, saying that she'd actually cautioned Kanye against releasing the track, which she viewed as "misogynistic".

Instagram: @taylorswift

Kanye then released a string of tweets in which he claimed that he wasn't dissing Taylor, had never dissed her, and that the "misogynistic" lyric was actually Taylor's idea.

3rd thing I called Taylor and had a hour long convo with her about the line and she thought it was funny and gave her blessings

5th thing I’m not even gone take credit for the idea… it’s actually something Taylor came up with …

She was having dinner with one of our friends who’s name I will keep out of this and she told him

I can’t be mad at Kanye because he made me famous! #FACTS

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The following day, Kanye appeared on Saturday Night Live, but it seems the events concerning Taylor from the day before were still affecting him.

Instagram: @nbcsnl

Sources claimed that Kanye had had a "meltdown" backstage just 10 minutes before the show was due to go live, and threatened to leave.

And now audio from the incident, obtained by Page Six, has been leaked, in which Kanye can be heard calling Taylor a "fake ass".

Kanye's "meltdown" began when he found out that production staff had ripped up some shiny flooring from his set because it was reflecting the stage lights. This clashed with a video wall behind him, creating a confusing effect.

He can be heard shouting about the situation, saying: "Look at that shit – they took my fucking stage off of SNL. Without asking me. I am bummed. That AND Taylor Swift. Fake ass."

He goes on to repeatedly shout "Don't fuck with me!" before saying he's "50% more influential" than Stanley Kubrick, Pablo Picasso, the Apostle Paul, and Pablo Escobar.

The audio is the latest in a string of events that make abundantly clear that Taylor and Kanye believe two entirely different versions of events.

Because just two days after Kanye's appearance on SNL, Taylor picked up the Grammy for Album of the Year, and then appeared to reference Kanye's lyrics in her acceptance speech.

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She said: "As the only woman to have won the Grammy for Album of the Year twice, I want to say to all the young women out there: There are going to be people along the way who will try to undercut your success or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame. But if you just focus on the work and you don’t let those people sidetrack you, someday when you get where you’re going, you’ll look around and you will know that it was you and the people who love you who put you there. And that will be the greatest feeling in the world."

The pair obviously have a long-running feud, but it seemed like they were doing so well – especially when Kanye sent Taylor flowers after the VMAs.

Instagram: @taylorswift

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