President Obama reportedly critiqued the over-the-top lives of West and Kardashian and the effect that they have on young people, in a recent interview with David Blum for Kindle Singles.
While answering question on how the American dream has become more about yearning for tangible things one can't afford, Obama said that during his days, the American dream was about acquiring a good home, a good job, and the possibility of higher education, the Huffington Post reported.
But the new generation, which has easy access to the lifestyle of celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, take it as a mark of success and everything appears smaller by comparison.
President Obama had previously called Kanye West a "jackass" and the rapper had retorted back in an onstage rant earlier this year.
Kimye are among the most visible couples in pop culture and are together worth 130 million dollars.