Kanye West talks backlash over Donald Trump help: 'I'm a black man with a purple hat, are you able to think about'

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Kanye West, on the White House in 2018, talks backlash over Donald Trump help. (Photo: SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Kanye West likes having Donald Trump on pace dial.

Wall Street Journal journal, the rapper, designer and Mr. Kim Kardashian talked in regards to the president, with their shared “dragon energy,” and never being a typical Trump supporter.” data-reactid=”33″>In a wide-ranging profile within the Wall Street Journal journal, the rapper, designer and Mr. Kim Kardashian talked in regards to the president, with their shared “dragon energy,” and never being a typical Trump supporter.

A$AP Rocky was being held on assault prices in Sweden final July, he chartered a aircraft to the nation. But after being informed the Swedish authorities would frown on that, West canceled the aircraft and as a substitute referred to as Trump’s senior advisor/son-in-law Jared Kushner on the White House. At the time, West was in his swimming pool in Calabasas, Calif., and fewer than an hour later, after West had climbed out of the pool and was having breakfast, his telephone rang and it was the president. That day, Trump tweeted this:

shared “dragon energy” — and stands by that in addition to the connection he solid with the truth star politico.” data-reactid=”37″>West — nonetheless not a registered voter — got here out as a Trump supporter in 2016 and unforgettably visited the White House, delivering a speech/rant that was very Kanye. He’s stated they’ve a shared “dragon energy” — and stands by that in addition to the connection he solid with the truth star politico.

“I’m a black guy with a red [MAGA] hat, can you imagine?” West stated.

He stated going public along with his help of Trump, “Reminded me of how I felt as a black guy before I was famous, when I would walk in a restaurant and people would look at you like you were going to steal something. ‘This is your place, Ye, don’t talk about apparel. This is your place, Ye, you’re black, so you’re a Democrat.’”

Kanye West embraces President Trump within the White House’s Oval Office on Oct.11, 2018. (Photo: Ron Sachs/Consolidated News Pictures/Getty Images)

West stated he resents folks making assumptions about him as a result of he’s black or a rapper or a university dropout. And being a star and wealthy hasn’t protected him from it.

“Everything is about putting people in their place. Classism, protectionism — not just racism,” he stated. “Classism is like living on a bookshelf. The more money you have, the higher you go. And you get to the top and look over and what do you see? Fear.”

Star Wars-impressed housing items to shelter the homeless that he needed to take down final yr as a result of he didn’t have the correct permits. He’s planning to construct the shelters once more in Wyoming, the place he bought a ranch, saying the state has fewer restrictions.

Now, amid the coronavirus pandemic, he requested his design workforce if it’s doable to start out making masks and robes because the plea for these gadgets for medical professionals continues. The story famous that West donated to meals banks in L.A. and Chicago amid the outbreak and whereas he contemplated freely giving his “perfect hoodie” he’s been engaged on free of charge, he determined towards it as a result of, in his phrases, “the hoodie is arguably the most important piece of apparel of the last decade.”

And in doing so, he added, “I got to live out every version of ego — rapper, I had my own [version of] Jordans, I’m married to Kim Kardashian West.”

For what it’s price, Kardashian, whom he’s in quarantine with in California amid the pandemic (together with their 4 youngsters), liked his interview, sharing her reward of him and it on Twitter.

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