Kanye West Fell Silent When Pressed by Jimmy Kimmel About His Support for President Trump

Kanye West might have worried a little bit about wife Kim Kardashian West when she visited President Donald Trump.

The “Fade” rapper, 41, shared his thoughts on the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star’s visit to the White House in May during a wide-ranging interview with Jimmy Kimmel on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday night in which the musician spoke about everything from his love of Trump, porn and his Bipolar diagnosis.

When Kimmel, 50, asked West how he felt about the reality star meeting Trump on behalf of a 62-year-old great-grandmother who was incarcerated for 22 years, the father of three said he was proud.

“She’s super passionate about it and it was amazing for her to see that dream come true,” he told Kimmel.

When the host asked if he was ever worried about Kardashian West being alone in the presence of the president, the rapper gave a simple answer.

“He is a player,” West said to a round of applause.

West also spoke about his support of Trump saying he wouldn’t allow himself to be bullied into supporting a particular political party or candidate.

“You know, it’s funny, in this world that we live in there’s two main motivating forces. I tweet about it all the time: love and fear. you can’t explain love,” he said.

“My cousin is locked up for murder. I love him, he still did a bad thing but I still love him. As a musician, an African American guy on Hollywood, all these different things, everyone around me tried to pick my candidate for me,” West said. “And they told me every time I said I liked Trump I couldn’t say it out loud or my career would be over, I’d get kicked out of the black community because blacks are only supposed to have a monolithic thought, we can only be Democrats.”

“I said it right before I went to the hospital and when I came out I had lost my confidence. The confidence to take on the world and the possible backlash. It took me a year and a half to have the confidence to stand up and put on the hat no matter what the consequences were,” he said, referring to when he showed off his “Make America Great Again” hat.

He added, “What it

Source:: Time – Entertainment

      

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