Kim Kardashian wedding: Kanye praises his bride as "the ideal celebrity"

One of the high points at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West”s opulent wedding came when the groom made an emotional yet typically flamboyant speech, praising his new wife as “the ideal celebrity… the ideal art”.

He also told guests that he was looking forward to “spending every single day of [his] life with Kim”.

During the lavish open air reception in Florence”s Forte di Belvedere, the Bound 2 singer went on to thank their inner circle for their support.

Referring to everyone on the top table, he said: “We are warriors! There is not one person at this table that has not had to defend us at some point or another.

“At this table…the combination of powers…can make the world a better place.”

The exuberant rapper went on to describe their friends and relatives as “the most remarkable people of our time”.

His 20-minute speech also touched on the difficulties of being a celebrity.

“They feel like it”s okay to put you on the tabloid covers to sell your image, to use you in an SNL spoof,” he said. “We don”t negotiate. We”re not like that. We”re not stupid.” He also added: “The Kardashians are an industry!”