- Kanye West mentioned his 'wife choices' while making a surprise on stage at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 26
- Kim Kardashian's ex-husband was paying tribute to Sean 'Diddy' Combs, the show’s recipient of the Lifetime Achievement award
- While making the appearance, Kanye rocked dark shades, a facemask and a face cap, covering his face
Kanye West seemingly poked fun at his failed marriage with Kim Kardashian during a rare public appearance on Sunday, June 26.
Mirror reports that the rapper took to the stage at the BET Awards to honour his friend and fellow artist Sean 'Diddy' Combs as the Bad Boy for Life singer was honoured with this year's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Dressed in a zip-up hoodie, cap and face covering, Kanye told those sitting in the audience at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles how Diddy has inspired him over the years throughout his own career - appearing to grow emotional at one point during his speech.
The dad-of-four managed to crack a laugh.
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"I go to [Diddy] for advice to this day," Kanye said on stage.
"He inspires so many of my choices. So many of my life choices. My wife choices. And here we are, thanks for that, Puff."
The quip raised a laugh from the audience, with Kanye, who is legally known as Ye, also smirking at his little comment.
Kim, who shares children North, 8, Saint, 6, Chicago, 4, and Psalm, 2, with Kanye, filed for divorce from the multi-award-winning artist in February 2021, after nearly seven years of marriage.
Kardashian praises Kanye West for being best dad
In a related article published on Legit.ng, Kim took to social media and showered her ex-husband Kanye West with praises on the special occasion of Father’s Day.
In the sweet post, the mother of four thanked the rapper for being the best dad to their kids.
“Thank you for being the best dad to our babies and loving them the way you do! Happy Father’s Day Ye,” the reality star, 41, wrote in a post shared on her Instagram Stories.
The message was accompanied by a pic of the rapper, 45, smiling and posing with their kids: North, Saint, Chicago, and Psalm.