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Kanye Actually Did Hang Out With George Tenet

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 04:  Kanye West attends the Givenchy Ready-To-Wear Fall/Winter 2012 show as part of Paris Fashion Week at Lycee Carnot on March 4, 2012 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

You know that Kanye verse on “Clique” about former CIA chief George Tenet and his inferior Maybach? ("I’m talking George Tenet, I seen him the other day/ He asked me about my Maybach, think he had the same/ Except mine tinted and his might have been rented.”) The lyric is actually half true: Kanye and George Tenet did run into each randomly in New York a few months ago, according to Tenet’s spokesman, and they did exchange words. None of them were about cars, though, probably because George was embarrassed about his.

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/2012 Getty Images