Kylie Jenner
Tyga is happy that Khloé Kardashian defended his relationship with Kylie Jenner in her Complex magazine interview, an insider said. Pictured: Kylie Jenner at the GQ and Giorgio Armani Grammys after-party on Feb. 8, 2015. Getty Images/Joe Scarnici

“Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star Khloé Kardashian sent the Internet aflutter Monday when her interview with Complex magazine came out. And there was someone in particular who was impressed with her words, her youngest sister’s boyfriend, Tyga, Hollywood Life wrote in an exclusive report Monday.

Khloé dished about juicy Kardashian-Jenner topics like her connection with her ex-husband, Lamar Odom, and Kim and Kanye West’s bond. But one surprising snippet she gave was that she supported Kylie Jenner’s relationship with Tyga -- and he was happy to have her defend them.

The 25-year-old “Rack City” rapper contacted Khloé after he read the interview. “He’s real thankful that Khloé stepped up for Kylie and for him and Kylie,” the insider told Hollywood Life. “He couldn’t be happier. He called Khloé once he read the article to express his gratitude.”

Tyga feels that Khloé, 31, understands him. “Tyga wants to give Khloé high fives to 10 times over! He’s loving her interview about his relationship with Kylie, and in his mind, Khloé gets it,” the anonymous source said. “She knows what they have is real and that Kylie’s not some little weak 17-year-old that everyone paints her to be.”

The reality star said her teenage half-sister isn’t like other kids her age, so she shouldn’t be compared to them. "I think at 16 I was probably f--king someone that was in their twenties, for sure," Kardashian told Complex magazine candidly. "I wouldn't say I was even dating, probably just sleeping with them. But again, Kylie is not a normal 17-year-old.” The reality star added about her sister: "It's a rare circumstance, so let's treat this as a special case."

Khloé, bold as ever, slammed “trolls” who claimed her images were photoshopped. She took to Twitter to dismantle the rumors and shared an untouched, behind-the-scenes picture.

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