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Kim Kardashian Debuts a New (Gigantic) Diamond Ring at the VMAs

Apparently, it's a new gift from her hubby, Kanye West.

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Kim Kardashian Kanye West VMAs 2016
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Although it was Kanye West who debuted a new music video for his single "Fade" at Sunday night’s 2016 Music Video Awards, it was his wife, Kim Kardashian West, who had a buzzworthy (and sparkly!) surprise—and it's a surprise that escaped us at first.


The reality star hit the carpet rocking her signature bombshell look: She flaunted her curves in a black long-sleeve sheer dress and opted for a more natural, bronzed beauty look. But if you happened to find yourself scratching your head thinking, "Is Kim K's engagement ring extra sparkly tonight?" then you were onto something.


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Kim Kardashian wearing a new diamond ring at the 2016 VMAs
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According to a People source, "Kanye surprised her with a new ring. Kim couldn't believe it. It's even more stunning than her engagement ring if that's possible."


The new diamond ring, though quite similar to the 15-carat, cushion-cut engagement ring Kanye proposed with, is actually bigger (yep, seriously!) and boasts a dazzling emerald-cut diamond with a super-skinny band glittering with pavé diamonds. For comparison, here's a photo of her original diamond, below.  

Photography by: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

When it comes to extravagant gifts, there's one thing for sure—the Wests really know how to deliver.


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