You know what they say: The best relationships start as friendships. That's the case for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who remained friends for years before getting caught up in a romantic whirlwind. And what a whirlwind it has been. Click through to see how their love story has unfolded.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian first met back in 2004 and became good buddies. The friends were first photographed together at a party in Los Angeles in 2007. But nothing romantic sparked between the platonic pals since Kim was seeing Reggie Bush and Kanye was in a relationship with model Alexis Phifer.