#ThrowbackThursday: Before There Was Kanye, There Was… George Clooney!

It’s #ThrowbackThursday (or #TBT if you prefer), which means RadarOnline.com is taking a look back to move forward on some of today’s hottest stories.

This week, we take a look at a July 2007 red carpet interview with Kim Kardashian in the early days of her time in the spotlight — long before she got the attention of power brokers like the president or Anna Wintour — at a time when her sex tape with Ray J was her main claim to fame.

Speaking with Maximo TV, Kim was asked who her celebrity crush was — and while Kanye West was already well-established as a hip-hop superstar at the time, her now-fiancé wasn’t the answer.

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“George Clooney,” Kim said, adding, “I’ve got an island in Italy just for you George.

“I want to marry him.”

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When asked about the weirdest rumor she never heard about herself to that point, the socialite responded, “That I have a fake butt.”

“It’s ridiculous — it’s real people, it’s real.”

Of course, in the seven years since the chat, Kim has skyrocketed to international fame, replacing Paris Hilton as pop culture’s premiere celebutante, with a well-publicized reality show, 72-day marriage and high-profile engagement to the hip-hop icon.

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