Ray J Tells Kim: 'You Have Me To Thank For All This'


Aug. 21 2011, Published 8:38 a.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

Rapper Ray J is taking credit for all the worldwide interest in Kim Kardashian. The rapper who "co-starred" with Kim in an infamous sex tape, texted her a message that said just that, is exclusively reporting.

"And to think you really have me to thank for all this ;-)" a source tells us Ray J texted the bride!

This isn't the first time Ray has taken credit for Kim's success. Earlier this year, he told an interviewer he had "created" her.

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A graphic sex tape of the two was leaked in February, 2007, and Vivid Entertainment jumped in with plans to professionally release it. Kim filed a $5 million lawsuit against the porn company. The parties settled for an undisclosed amount.

Kim's big break as a reality star happened eight months later when Keeping Up with the Kardashians premiered on E!


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