Kayne West is alleged to be “critical” about operating for president in response to his good friend John Legend.
On Friday, Dan Wootton, host of his namesake podcast, sat down with Legend and the singer revealed that his good good friend’s presidential formidable have been one thing to take significantly.
“He mentioned it a number of occasions,” Legend advised Wootton on the podcast. “I feel he is critical.”
Legend continued, “He is by no means advised me something about what occasion. I’d guess he’d run as an unbiased, however he’s by no means advised me something about what occasion he would run from. However he’s mentioned a number of occasions that he’s considering operating for president.”
The Grammy Award-winning artist went on to say that West’s future curiosity in politics may additionally be the explanation why he likes connecting with the present president, Donald Trump.
“I feel that’s a part of why he likes Trump is as a result of I feel he sees some elements of himself in Trump and sees that Trump successful makes it really feel like he may do it too,” Legend defined.
Again in April, West triggered a variety of social media controversy when he brazenly addressed his admiration and help of Trump on Twitter. The rapper later discovered himself battling a slew of backlash after he shared a photograph of himself sporting a MAGA hat. And whereas many celebrities attacked West on Twitter, Legend determined to personally attain out to his good friend by way of textual content message.
Legend despatched the personal textual content to West asking him to “rethink aligning” himself with Trump and was shocked when the rapper and clothier shared his textual content message on Twitter along with his 28 million followers.
West shared the textual content on Twitter with none remark, and Legend admitted to being “surprised” by his actions, however determined he was glad that folks knew he had immediately addressed the topic.
“So many individuals have been frightened that Kanye was saying the issues he was saying and that there weren’t individuals advising him in a different way,” Legend mentioned. “So a part of me was glad that folks noticed that I used to be telling him the reality and telling him how I felt and I used to be pleased with the whole lot I mentioned to him. I used to be shocked that he posted it however I used to be pleased with the whole lot I mentioned and stand behind the whole lot I mentioned 100%.”
Following their disagreement, the 2 confirmed that regardless of their variations their friendship was nonetheless intact. Two days after West shared his good friend’s textual content message on Twitter, he took to social media once more to share a photograph of the 2 collectively.
West tweeted, “We obtained love. Conform to disagree.”
And although Legend and his spouse, Chrissy Teigen, are identified to typically communicate out in opposition to the Trump administration, West and his spouse, Kim Kardashian, appeared to have be embracing it.
Kardashian has additionally made headlines for her journeys to the White Home to work with the president on pardoning those that are serving lengthy jail sentences associated to drug offenses.
On June 6, Kardashian’s advocacy for Alice Marie Johnson, a great-grandmother who on the time was serving a life sentence for a nonviolent drug conviction, resulted in Johnson’s sentence being commuted by Trump and she or he launched from jail.
The truth star returned to the White Home on Wednesday and advised followers that, after Johnson’s launch, she was impressed to assist out extra.
“It began with Ms. Alice, however taking a look at her and seeing the faces and studying the tales of the women and men I’ve met inside prisons I knew I couldn’t cease at only one,” Kardashian tweeted. “It’s time for REAL systemic change.”