Kim Kardashian may be a Hollywood star in Kanye West's mind, but the Hollywood Walk of Fame disagrees. During his now infamous Oct. 9 interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the rapper argued that his reality star girlfriend and baby mama should receive a star on the legendary sidewalk. Ana Martinez, a spokeswoman for the Walk and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, however, has now issued a response to explain why that won't be happening.
"We don't have reality stars on the Walk of Fame," she tells Yahoo's omg!. "We don't have a category for it. We're happy to consider reality stars once they get nominated for, or win, an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar." Martinez added, "We'll consider them when they're legitimate actors or singers."
During his interview with Jimmy Kimmel earlier this month, West, 36, called the Hollywood Walk of Fame "dated" for not allowing Kardashian, the 32-year-old mother of his 4-month-old daughter North, to be honored. "I want to shout out to the stars on the Walk of Fame because they said something about they're not going to put my girl on the Walk of Fame because she's a reality star," he said. "People are so so dated and not modern. There's no way Kim Kardashian shouldn't have a star on the Walk of Fame."
"I know he loves her, and it's all very sweet," Martinez told omg! of the remarks. "But she doesn't qualify."
In order to receive a star on the Walk of Fame, celebrities have to be nominated first before they can be considered. "I hate to say it, but a lot of people just don't like her," Martinez said of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star. "No one has ever nominated her."
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