Tyson Beckford claims Kanye West tried to ‘get tough’ with actor for slamming then-wife Kim Kardashian
TYSON Beckford claimed Kanye West tried to "get tough" with the actor for slamming his then-wife Kim Kardashian.
Tyson, 50, remembered an incident with Kanye, 43, on Let’s Go Live! with Sharon Carpenter.
Back in 2018, the Addicted actor criticized Kim, 40, on social media for allegedly getting plastic surgery.
During Ralph Lauren’s 50th anniversary party, Tyson and Kanye attended the black-tie gala as guests, including Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey.
The Supermodel actor recalled when the Flashing Lights rapper “tried to get tough" with him.
Tyson said: “I was standing in the middle of Oprah Winfrey and Hillary Clinton. He was on the other side of the table, and when I tried to make eye-contact with him, he wouldn’t look at me.”
The Make Me a Supermodel host claimed the hip-hop star had sent one of his minions to follow him into the bathroom.
Tyson told Kanye's minion: “I suggest you get out of this bathroom before I wipe you all over the wall.”
Kanye then called out Tyson in an Instagram video about “two weeks later” and blasted the model for being scared to confront him at the Ralph Lauren event.
Tyson continued: "I’m like, ‘You did not want no smoke. I had on my tuxedo. I would have undone my tie and got into it if you wanted to, but you didn’t. I think you didn’t realize how big I was.”
Though Kim filed for divorce from Kanye back in February, Tyson added: “They’re going through some hard times right now. My whole energy is positive.”
Kanye and Kim share four kids: North, seven, Chicago, three, Psalm, two, and Saint, five.
Recently, Kanye was spotted while wearing a mask that covered up his entire face.
While taking a stroll in Los Angeles, the masked rapper wore navy blue skinny jeans and a black long-sleeved shirt.
During the public outing, the music star was not wearing his wedding ring.
There have been recent reports that Kanye has been dating model Irina Shayk, 35.
However, a source exclusively told The Sun that the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star "doesn't buy into the Irina rumors at all.
“To her, it's some attention seeking no one who tried to piggy back some clout off their wedding anniversary.
“She's not bothered at all about it, no one in her circle appears to care or believe it. Even if it is true, I doubt she'll even be upset at this point.”
Kim has also been rumored to be hooked up with CNN's Van Jones, 52, but an insider told HollywoodLife said that "she’s in a good place."
"She’s letting the past go and throwing herself into work and the kids."
The source added: "She’s still not ready to date, but she’s in a much better place than she was a year ago. She was devastated the marriage didn’t work out."
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