KANYE WEST IS UNPHASED ABOUT BACKLASH FOR SUPPORTING TRUMP!
Speaking on his Trump support, Kanye said… “Just as a musician, African American, everyone around me tried to pick my candidate for me and then told me that I couldn’t say that I like Trump.” The rapper explained that there’s this idea out there that “blacks can only be Democrats” and he added that as a result of his hospitalization in 2016 he “lost his confidence” and it took him a year and a half to say what he truly felt. “If I’m afraid to be me, then I’m not Ye, that’s what makes me Ye. I enjoy when people are mad at me about certain things.”
About half way through the clip, Kimmel brought up Trump’s immigration policy and particularly the separation of children from their parents. “There are families being torn apart at the border of this country. There are literally families being torn apart as a result of what this president is doing […] We cannot forget that. Whether we like his personality or not, his actions are really what matter,” Kimmel said. When asked why he thinks that “Donald Trump would care about black people,” West was silent and Kimmel had to go to commercial. Watch the entire video here!