Will Ferrell, Kanye West

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Kanye West wants you to know that Will Ferrell is kind of a big deal.

The 38-year-old hip-hop star took to Twitter Saturday to pay tribute to the comedy star after watching Zoolander 2 for the second time. Ferrell, 48, reprises his role as the megalomaniacal supervillain Jacobim Mugatu in the sequel, which was released Feb. 12.

"Will Ferrell has reached walking living breathing god status," Kanye tweeted. "His existence is a blessing. Perhaps it was seeing him play the same character from 15 years ago with 15 more years experience. That showed how sharp and Bruce Lee status he is. We all know Will Ferrell has always been the one!!!"

"I just want to thank Will Ferrell for the years of joy he has brought into my life with amazing comedy," he continued. "And also let's shout out to the art direction...candy on the screens! It is so inspiring. Thank you for existing!"

Kanye appeared with Ferrell in another popular comedy sequel, Anchorman 2, and he and Jay-Z's 2011 track "N----as in Paris" samples excerpts from Ferrell's 2007 figure-skating comedy movie Blades of Glory.

Can we get a real-life "Boats 'N Hoes" cover from Kanye and the actor?

"We need to start hanging out," Ferrell said about Kanye and Jay Z in a 2011 interview with ODE. "I was extremely flattered. We need to start drinking Cristal together." 

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