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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian attend Harper's Bazaar's celebration of 'ICONS By Carine Roitfeld' at The Plaza Hotel during New York Fashion Week in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 9, 2016. Source: REUTERS

The 39-year-old rapper is a huge fan of the 49-year-old actor and even compared himself to one of Will’s most famous characters, Buddy the Elf, in the Christmas movie ‘Elf’.

In an interview for W magazine’s first-ever his-and-hers fashion issue, Kanye said: “He is one of my personal gods. I would like Will Ferrell to play me in ‘The Kanye West Story’. Can you make that happen?

Speaking about his Yeezy fashion label, Kanye compared himself to Buddy and said: “I‘m the elf that’s Will Ferrell, that’s too big for his hands to make the toys.

Play this s**t back in 10 years – I build things that mean things to people. I make the Christmas presents; number one requested Christmas present of 2015 Christmas, going into 2016, the f****g Yeezy.

He said: “Think of how it is now – [Yeezy] is one of the leading trendsetting brands now; like top four trendsetting brands. And, and that’s with little to no support on the apparel side. Meaning, I went and did a deal with Adidas and I basically still had to do the apparel in LA and build my own atelier and get consultants and build a team.

“I’m saying that to this date they do not understand who I am. They will not understand until after I’m gone. I am misunderstood and there is no one in fashion that’s on my side.”

“No one, um – very few people even knew that I have a f****g Ph.D. in art, you know? And not that that would even make the difference, but me saying that makes the difference to the exact people I’m talking to it’s, like, shut the f**k up.

“I will f*****g laser you with alien f*****g eyes and explode your f*****g head. Shut the f**k up – try to write a rap. Okay then. I made this f*****g T-shirt, now shut up. And it cost me everything I had and I gave everything I had.”