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Lana Del Rey performed for free at Kim Kardashian's wedding

6/17/2014

Singer Lana Del Rey has brushed off rumours she scored a big payday when she agreed to perform at Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's pre-wedding party on Friday (23May14), insisting she would never charge friends for her time. Rapper West asked the Summertime Sadness star to stage a surprise set for his bride-to-be at the couple's celebratory dinner at the Palace of Versailles, and the special performance reportedly brought Kardashian to tears. Reports suggested Del Rey earned at least six figures for the three-song gig, while one article alleged she had pocketed a whopping $2.8 million (£1.75 million) for the show. However, the singer set the record straight on Wednesday (28May14) as she arrived back in Los Angeles from Europe, telling TMZ.com, "It's not true... I would never let a friend pay me to sing at a wedding." Del Rey has a special place in the couple's hearts - West hired an orchestra to perform her track Young & Beautiful when he proposed at AT&T Stadium in San Francisco, California on Kardashian's 33rd birthday last year (13). West and his reality TV star bride tied the knot in Florence, Italy on Saturday (24May14).

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