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Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Hollywood's newest power couple? So far, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star has played it coy when addressing the romancerumors in the media, but her little sister Khloe Kardashian Odom is a little bit less tight-lipped. While she wouldn't go so far as to confirm the coupling on today's installment of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Khloe, 27, certainly had no qualms about fanning the flames surrounding her Kim's love life.
"Honestly, we've known Kanye forever," she told host Ellen DeGeneres. "He's been a great family friend. I love Kanye."
That's all well and good, but are he and Kim dating? "I think they're cute together," Khloe admitted. "They're compatible. I think friendship is where good relationships stem from."
Those are some markedly different sentiments than those Khloe expressed toward Kim's former beau, Kris Humphries. Those two are now going through an ugly divorce, and Kardashian says she's disappointed more people didn't warn Kim that the marriage was headed towards failure.
"Kris as a person is a good a person. It's not that. I just didn't think him and Kim were compatible together," she told Ellen. "I was the only one to tell her that. I don't know why no one else told her that. ... She got mad at me."
Meanwhile, a source tells Us Weekly that Kanye has fallen "genuinely head over heels" for Kardashian.
"It's not a PR stunt," the insider says. "They're perfect for each other. He thinks she's his Beyonce!"
Rumors that Kanye, 34, and Kim, 31, were dating sparked last week after West launched his new single "Theraflu." The song included the lyrics: "And I admit I fell in love with Kim 'round the same time she fell in love with him. That's cool, babygirl, do your thing. Lucky I ain't had Jay drop him from the team."
Then the couple was spotted attending a showing of The Hunger Games in New York City... and Kardashian was seen leaving West's apartment the next morning in the same clothes she wore the night before. Later that day, they were photographed eating lunch and shopping together.
When Kardashian visited Today last week, she wouldn't confirm that she and West were an item, though she didn't deny it either.
"I completely respect and understand that you have to ask these questions, but as I've said before, Kanye and I have been friends for years," she told Ann Curry. "You know, you never know what the future holds or where my life will take me."
As for Khloe, she has a bit of adventure in her life right now as well. Following the announcement earlier this week that her NBA star hubby Lamar Odom is parting ways with the Dallas Mavericks after less than one season, she's moving back to Los Angeles from Texas.
Although she tweeted that Odom deserved "so much better," she was far more diplomatic toward the Mav when talking with Ellen.
"It's been such an amazing organization to be a part of," Kardashian said. "And to move to Dallas, even though it was short, it was fun."