Should We Be Concerned About Kanye West?
Without getting outwardly political in either direction, here’s what’s happening with Kanye West.
Last week, Kanye started to tweet again in full throttle spurts, calling it a book that he’s writing in real time.
While Fortune Cookie Kanye had a lot to say on many subjects, some that were definitely retweetable concepts, it all took a nose dive when he started outwardly supporting Donald Trump, the current president.
As you know, the state of America is in a very strange political situation – one that has felt dangerous many a time. And with many of the policies and desires of Trump Supporters have been negative towards African Americans and their culture, Kanye still seems to be backing his friend.
Ye then released another statement via Twitter saying the following on Trump’s political stances:
After many reports went out last night on the subject, and it became the topic of conversation for many individuals, Kim took to the keyboards to say a few words, including that she believes the media throws around mental health too much as a headline, and that Kanye made the decision to part ways with a lot of his team, which became their backing point that his mental health was declining again.
She did, however, get to the root of the matter, and made sure to make it clear to everyone that she did not agree with Kanye’s feelings about Trump, and that they differ when it comes to politics.
Along with Kim, Chance The Rapper spoke out, and though he didn’t necessarily say whether he agreed, disagreed or anything like that, he had this much to say when people had asked if he had spoken with Kanye lately:
Once he started to get heat from people for saying “Black people don’t have to be Democrats,” he left Twitter with this gif and stopped tweeting.
To make matters even more difficult, it seemed as if Kanye was losing his follower count on Twitter after all of this, but after XXL reached out to a Twitter spokesperson who responded via email, they said, “We can confirm that Kanye’s follower count is currently at approximately 27M followers. Any fluctuation that people might be seeing is an inconsistency and should be resolved soon.”
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