Kanye ‘Ye’ West continued his path of complete self-destruction on Thursday night, posting a series of videos, including a two-minute dissident Donald Trump promotional campaign.
The rapper, 45, announced last week that he plans to run for president again in 2024.
“The thing that disturbed Trump the most [is] me asking him to be my vice president,” Kanye said in one of the videos posted to his newly unlocked Twitter account on Thanksgiving night. “I think that was, like, lower on the list of things that caught him off guard.”
“It was the fact that I entered with intelligence,” he says.
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Even after the video was posted, Kanye‘Trump’s adviser took aim at Trump in no uncertain terms.
Discussing the videos and Ye’s current relationship with Trump, Milo Yiannopoulos told The Daily Beast, “As a connoisseur and intimate of several mercurial billionaires, it wouldn’t surprise me in the least to see them laugh about it in a near future. Assuming Mr. Trump isn’t too hurt, of course.
However, he continued, “Trumpworld is in crisis tonight.”
“In my opinion, the former president has only himself to blame. It’s a late calculation. President Trump has neglected and betrayed everyone who loved him most, from the canceled personalities who helped him take office to his abused supporters on January 6. He might like to wonder if he could have done more to recognize and support his most loyal fans. years. Habitual, ruthless ingratitude has a way of catching up with you.
The campaign teaser is titled “Mar-a-Lago debrief” and comes just two days after West and notorious white supremacist Nick Fuentes were spotted outside the former president’s Florida Golf Club on Tuesday.
As the video continues, the rapper, who was let go by Adidas last month after a relentless stream of anti-Semitic comments, continues to praise Fuentes.
“Nick Fuentes, unlike so many lawyers and some people [Trump] was left with during his 2020 campaign, he’s actually a loyalist,” West said in the clip. “When all the lawyers said, ‘Forget it, Trump is finished,’ there were loyalists rushing to the White House, weren’t there? And my question would be, ‘Why, when you had the chance, didn’t you release on January 6?’ »
As he talks about advising Trump to “go get these people that the media tried to cancel,” the video shows photos of former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, Trump ally Roger Stone and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who was ordered to pay over $1 billion to the families of Sandy Hook victims for lying about their children’s deaths.
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The disgraced shoe designer and musician said Trump dismissed his presidential aspirations with a “mob-like” story in which he claimed he granted former federal prisoner Alice Johnson clemency for West. West’s ex-wife, Kim Kardashian, had campaigned for Trump to pardon Johnson.
In the same video, Kanye reveals that Trump insulted Kardashian, although the insult itself was bleeped. Trump reportedly told Kanye, “You can tell him I said that.”
“I was thinking, like, she’s the mother of my kids,” West said.
The mention of Kardashian comes as West faces an internal investigation from Adidas – which carried its Yeezy shoe brand from 2013 until last month – over allegations that he harassed its former employees. In an anonymous letter obtained by rolling stone this week, several ex-employees claimed that West belittled and harassed them by showing them pornography, including graphic images of Kardashian herself.
In the bizarre campaign announcement video, West said Trump was unhappy with his plans for the top job.
“When Trump started yelling at the table telling me I was going to lose, I mean, has that ever worked for anyone in history? I’m like, ‘wait, wait Trump, you’re talking to Ye,'” the Grammy winner said.
The video ends with the intro to his 2016 song “Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1,” and a title card reading “YE24.”
Of the other two videos released Thursday night, one is made up of news clips of Adidas dropping West, while another features mostly a monologue by Fox News host Tucker Carlson in support of West.
A Trump spokesperson did not immediately respond to The Daily Beast’s request for comment on West’s claims Thursday night.
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