Kim Kardashian appears to be topless in Kanye West's 'Bound 2' video

Reality TV-star Kim Kardashian appears to be topless in fiance Kanye West's newly released music video for his song "Bound 2."

The video appeared online early Tuesday, but was introduced officially on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." It features rapper West, 36, on a motorcycle "riding" against green-screen nature backgrounds, often with a discreetly unclothed Kardashian facing and straddling him. She remains silent throughout, hugging him. Arms and digitally inserted shadows obscure any nudity. Kardashian, 33, also appears in some silhouette shots.

Directed by fashion photographer Nick Knight, whose credits include Lady Gaga's 2011 "Born This Way" video, "Bound 2" also appears on Kardashian's official website.

On DeGeneres' show, West also spoke about his fiancee, saying, "When I was at my lowest moments, I could get on the phone with her and she would make me feel like, you know, I was here for a reason. And had something to say and support me through that."

He said he was comforted that her independent wealth means she "is not using you for money. I just have to word it like that because once you become a multimillionaire, there's a certain type of woman out there that they go for that and they'll put on the whole act and everything."

West also joked that his and Kardashian's infant girl, North, was not a planned pregnancy. "We were just practicing all the time. And practice makes perfect."

West performed Tuesday night at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.

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