Kanye West opened up about wearing the controversial MAGA hat (Picture: Getty)Kanye West has opened up on what it felt like wearing the controversial MAGA hat, and discussing his political views so publicly.The Gold Digger rapper found himself supporting Donald Trump over the last few years – despite not following politics – leading to a lot of fans expressing their disgust.
And lifting the lid on the controversial Make America Great Again cap, the 42-year-old explained it stirred up feelings about racism in general.In a new candid interview, the dad-of-four – who confessed he’s not registered to vote – said: ’I’m a black guy with a red [MAGA] hat, can you imagine?‘It 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.
’Ye also revealed his frustrations with fans attempting to ‘put him in his place’ when it comes to politics, assuming who he supports due to the colour of his skin.
Kanye shared his support for Donald Trump (Picture: Getty)‘“This is your place, Ye, don’t talk about apparel,”’ he continued to WSJ.
AdvertisementAdvertisement‘“This is your place, Ye, you’re black, so you’re a Democrat.”’Kanye’s comments come after he found himself back in a row with Taylor Swift, over his 2016 song, Famous.While it feels their feud is never-ending, new leaked footage of the infamous phone call they had over a song lyric emerged on social media, drudging the whole thing back up again.
It centres around the rapper’s use of the word ‘b***h’ to describe the You Belong With Me singer and whether he asked her permission to use the derogatory term in the track.
Kim Kardashian defended Yeezy over his row with Taylor Swift (Picture: WireImage)The lyric in question includes: ‘For all my Southside n***** that know me best.
I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex/Why? I made that b***h famous.’Yeezy has kept quiet on the matter, but wife Kim Kardashian was having none of it, putting Taylor on blast once more.‘@taylorswift13 has chosen to reignite an old exchange – that at this point in time feels very self-serving given the suffering millions of real victims are facing right now,’ she began a Twitter rant.
‘I didn’t feel the need to comment a few days ago, and I’m actually really embarrassed and mortified to be doing it right now, but because she continues to speak on it, I feel I’m left without a choice but to respond because she is actually lying.’
Kim took aim at Taylor in a Twitter rant (Picture: Getty)Kimmy insisted her only issue with Taylor was that she believes the Reputation singer ‘lied through her publicist’, arguing that ‘they clearly spoke’.
.AdvertisementAdvertisementExplaining their dispute was about the ‘tone of the conversation’ rather than the song lyrics, she continued: ‘At the time when they spoke the song had not been fully written yet, but as everyone can see in the video, she manipulated the truth of their actual.....