Kanye's first love, fashion designer Phifer, was also the first casualty of his success. Together since 2002, the couple got engaged in Capri in 2006, but called off their engagement in 2008. “They’d been having problems,” a friend of West’s revealed. “Kanye is really focused on his show; he’s putting everything into the show right now. Alexis is a nice girl, but Kanye has been going through a rough time."