Kanye West's appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" is complimenting the Oval Office.
"Thanks to Kanye West and the fact that he is willing to say TRUTH .A big new FACT – African American unemployment is the lowest ever recorded in our country's history, honored by this.Thank you Kanye for your support. big difference! " tweeted President Donald Trump in the late evening.
The night before, West appeared in the late show and talked about politics.
Kimmel elaborated on Trump's theme by raising Kim Kardashian West's part in granting clemency to Alice Marie Johnson.
"Were you ever worried that she was alone in the Oval Office with President Trump?" the host of the talk show asked.
"Well, he's a player," Kanye replied.
Kimmel also asked the rapper about his reaction to his support for Trump and whether he thought he was a good president.
"It's fun, in this world we live in, there are two main motivating forces, and I always tweet it: it's love or fear, and you can not explain love," Kanye said. "My cousin is locked up for murder, and I love him and he did a bad thing, but I still love him."
He also ensnared the idea that his occupation or ethnicity should automatically dictate his political inclinations.
"Just like a musician, African-American boy in Hollywood – all these different things, all around me tried to choose my candidate for me and then they told me every time I said I liked Trump that I could not say it at high voice or my career would be over, I would have been expelled (of) the black community, because the blacks, we should have a monolithic thought – we can only be democratic, "he said.
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Referring to his hospital admission in 2016, Kanye said it took him a while before he felt brave enough to support the president.
"I did not have the certainty to face the world and the possible repercussion.It took me a year and a half to be sure to get up and wear the hat, regardless of the consequences and what it represented to me – It's not about politics because it's not I'm a politician like that but it represented the overcoming of fear and doing what you I felt no matter what someone said and saying you can not make me bully, the liberals can not make me bully, the news can not intimidate me, the hip-hop community, can not make me bully, "he explained. I'm afraid of being me, I'm not anymore. "Ye, that's what makes Ye. And I actually enjoy it a lot when people are really mad at me for certain things."
The conversation returned to Trump later in the interview, when Kanye posed the question: "When I see that people do nothing but go to the president, it's like, why not try the love?"
Kimmel said he understood where his host came from, but denied that the matter was that simple. "There are literally families destroyed because of what this president is doing, and I think we can not forget that if we like his personality or not, his actions are really what matters," he said. "You so famous and so powerfully said that George Bush does not care about blacks, I wonder what makes you think he's Donald Trump or someone?"
Kanye took a moment to reflect on Kimmel's question. Before too long, Kimmel intervened and said, "Why do not we take a break, we'll come back …"
When the show returned from the commercial, Kimmel never returned from Trump, chatting instead of Kanye's children and his bipolar diagnosis.
Still, the moment was a conversation on Twitter, some pleasant while frustrating others. "#KanyeWest tries to defend trump and #JimmyKimmel closes with the facts" a fan tweeted.
Others wanted Kanye's answer. "… Too bad for Kimmel for not letting Kanye answer, it's okay with advertising" a published person.
"So … Kanye will not answer the question that Jimmy asked Trump who separates families and loves blacks?" he wrote another one. "We will ignore him, let's go back to the chatter, I see"
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Contribution: Andrea Mandell
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