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Kanye West defends his Trump-love: ‘Liberals can’t bully me, information can’t bully me’

In 2013, Kanye West did a somewhat uncomfortable interview with the BBC. The interview went viral for all the loopy stuff Yeezy stated, and Jimmy Kimmel did a “spoof” of it, the place he had youngsters learn from the precise transcript of the interview. Kanye received SO MAD. That was the second when Kanye went on a caps-lock rant about Kimmel being unfunny and #NoDisrespectToBenAffleck grew to become a factor. A number of weeks later, Kanye and Jimmy made up when Kanye appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Reside. Properly, I say “made up,” however you possibly can inform that Kanye nonetheless felt like Kimmel wronged him and all of that. I wouldn’t say that Kanye and Jimmy have been feuding ever since, however there’s been ~stress~.

Properly, Kanye agreed to take a seat down with Kimmel once more. Kimmel has been selling the interview continually, simply hyping the hell out of it. Right here’s the complete interview.

Across the 2:30-minute mark, they discuss Kim’s go to to the Oval Workplace, and Kimmel asks Ye if he was involved about Kim being alone with Donald Trump. Kanye laughs and says, “Properly, he’s a participant.” Er… Trump has been accused of sexually harassing and assaulting dozens of girls. That doesn’t make him a participant, it makes him an abuser and a misogynist. After that, Kimmel simply dives in and asks Kanye about his Trump-love (across the 3:40-mark) and Kanye went on and on about how folks had been making an attempt to inform him learn how to assume and who to vote for:

“Simply as a musician, African American, everybody round me tried to select my candidate for me. After which advised me each time I stated appreciated Trump that I couldn’t say it out loud or my profession could be over,” West stated. “I’d get kicked out of the black group as a result of blacks, we’re alleged to have a monolithic thought, we will solely be Democrats and all.” He added that because of his hospitalization in 2016 he “misplaced his confidence” and it took him a yr and a half to say what he actually felt. “If I’m afraid to be me, then I’m not Ye, that’s what makes me Ye. I take pleasure in when persons are mad at me about sure issues… It represented overcoming concern and doing what you felt, it doesn’t matter what anybody stated…Liberals can’t bully me; information can’t bully me; the hip-hop group, they’ll’t bully me. As a result of at that time, if I’m afraid to be me, I’m now not Ye. That’s what makes Ye. And I truly fairly take pleasure in when folks truly are mad at me about sure issues.”

[From The Washington Publish and THR]

He goes on and on about how there’s not a category that teaches you learn how to stability a checkbook (YES THERE IS) and there’s isn’t a category in regards to the future (JADEN SMITH DID IT FIRST) and one thing about Galileo and the way we have to “advance as a race of beings.” I can’t.

Anyway, simply skip alongside to the 10-minute mark, as a result of that’s when Kanye begins speaking about how we must always not “hate” Donald Trump, we must always strive loving him. Kimmel challenges him on that, by reminding Kanye that Trump is actually tearing households aside on the border. Kimmel then challenged Kanye to recollect what he stated on the Hurricane Katrina telethon in 2005, when Kanye stated “George Bush doesn’t care about black folks.” Kimmel requested Kanye if thinks Donald Trump would care about black folks. Kanye sits there silently, in thought, after which Kimmel breaks for a business. And that’s the place I ended watching.

Images courtesy of Backgrid.


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