'Bound 2': Watch Kanye West make out with a topless Kim Kardashian while riding a motorcycle
The new music video for Yeezus' final track might well be Kanye West's ultimate fantasy

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Kanye West's "Bound 2" music video might be the most Kanye West thing Kanye West has ever recorded. Other than a few majestic animals, the video (which will make its formal debut on Ellen later today) focuses exclusively on West and his fiancee Kim Kardashian — who is, perhaps inevitably, topless for much of its runtime.

After a brief introduction by Ellen Degeneres, the "Bound 2" video opens with nature shots that include a soaring eagle and several packs of galloping horses. But all that naturalism is just an appetizer for the video's main course: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.

After two minutes of shots that alternate between West's rapping and Kardashian's face, they're finally united — on a motorcycle, which West is driving while a topless Kardashian straddles him. (It's not safe for work-ish, but if Ellen can show it at 4 p.m. on a Tuesday, you're probably fine.) There are probably safer ways to ride — but given that West and Kardashian seem to live in a world occupied exclusively by horses and eagles, they get away with it.

Both the "Bound 2" video and the song — which is the last, upbeat track on the otherwise grim Yeezus — seem to represent a kind of happy ending for West. "Bound to fall in love," goes the breezy hook, as West finally concludes, "One good girl is worth a thousand b--ches."

Mazel tov, Kimye, and may you happily ride motorcycles together for the rest of your days.

Scott Meslow is the entertainment editor and film and television critic for He has written about film and television at publications including The AtlanticPOLITICO Magazine, and Vulture.


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