Kanye West made a subliminal mention of Kim Kardashian during his surprise appearance at the 2022 BET Awards on Sunday night.

Completely covered from head to toe in black, West appeared at the awards ceremony to honor his close friend Sean "Diddy" Combs, also known as Puff Daddy.

West and Kardashian split in 2021, and they finalized their divorce in the spring of this year. After their split, Kardashian has been dating SNL actor Pete Davidson, though West has been open about his displeasure with Pete Davidson, a comedian.

The BET Awards in Los Angeles West helped introduce Combs on stage to award him with his Lifetime Achievement Award.

West was on the stage wearing a gray suede Hood by Air jacket, an appropriate baseball cap as well as shades. complete black-stocking mask like the ones that he wore during performances and appearances Last year.

He also spoke in a moving way about Combs's impact on his life, insisting that he regards him as an artist. it's easy to see the impact of Combs considering his entire artistic or business work as a part of a larger.

"How do we honor our monarchs? What do we do to show our appreciation for our monarchs?" he began. "To imagine how far we could get out of inspiration, or to listen to the way someone cut a piece of fruit into.

My friend and I were rushing to see who could obtain that Bad Boy mixtape and playback the original version of "Benjamins," over and over, thinking they were the Hit Men.

In the BET Awards, Diddy embraced West on the stage and thanked him for his remarks. Diddy also announced that he would be making two substantial financial donations.

Through the years, Combs has called himself Puff Diddy, P. Diddy, simply Diddy, and, more recently, just Love and in the year last, West legally changed his identity to "Ye."

BET President Scott Mills also praised Diddy in a statement, describing Diddy as a "pioneering force" and someone who "exemplified Black excellence."