Continuing his path of complete self-destruction on Thursday night, Kanye ‘Ye’ West released a series of videos, including a two-minute campaign promo denouncing Donald Trump.
The 45-year-old rapper announced last week that he plans to run for president again in 2024.
“The thing Trump was most disturbed about [is] I asked him to be my vice president,” Kanye said in one of the videos posted on his recently unlocked Twitter account on Thanksgiving night. “I think that was lower on the list of things that caught him off guard.”
“It was the fact that I came in with intelligence,” he says.
Even after the video was posted, Kanye‘s adviser aimed at Trump in no uncertain terms.
On the videos and Ye’s relationship with Trump at the moment, Milo Yiannopoulos told The Daily Beast, “As a connoisseur and intimate of several mercurial billionaires, I wouldn’t be surprised if they were laughing about it in the near future. Assuming Mr. Trump isn’t too hurt, of course.
But, he continued, “Trumpworld is in crisis tonight.”
“In my personal opinion, the former president has only himself to blame. This is an overdue bill. President Trump has neglected and betrayed everyone who loved him most, from the aborted personalities who propelled him to office to his battered supporters on January 6. the years. Habit, heartless 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 noted white supremacist Nick Fuentes were spotted outside the former president’s golf club in Florida on Tuesday.
As the video continues, the rapper, who was dropped by Adidas last month following a relentless stream of anti-Semitic comments, continues to praise Fuentes.
“Nick Fuentes, unlike so many lawyers and some people [Trump] during his 2020 campaign, he is actually a loyalist,” West said in the clip. “When all the lawyers said, ‘Forget it, Trump’s done,’ loyalists came running into the White House, right? And my question would be, ‘When you had the chance, why didn’t you free the January 6ers?’”
While speaking of advising Trump to “go get these people the media tried to cancel,” the video flashes photos of former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, Trump ally Roger Stone and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who has been sentenced to pay more than $1 billion to the families of the Sandy Hook victims for lying about their children’s deaths.
The disgraced shoe designer and musician said Trump rejected his presidential aspirations with a “would-be mob-esque” story in which he claimed to have granted clemency to former federal inmate Alice Johnson for West. West’s ex-wife Kim Kardashian had campaigned heavily for Trump to pardon Johnson.
In the same video, Kanye reveals that Trump insulted Kardashian, though the insult itself beeps. Trump allegedly told Kanye, “You can tell her I said that.”
“I thought, that’s the mother of my kids,” West said.
Kardashian’s mention comes as West faces an internal investigation from Adidas — which carried his Yeezy shoe brand from 2013 to last month — into allegations that he harassed his former employees. In an anonymous letter obtained by Rolling stone this week, several ex-employees alleged that West belittled and harassed them by showing them pornography, including graphics of Kardashian herself.
In the bizarre campaign announcement video, West said Trump wasn’t too happy about his plans for a senior position.
“When Trump started yelling at the table and telling me I was going to lose, I mean has that ever worked for anyone in history? I’m like, ‘Wait, wait a minute, 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 that reads “YE24”.
Of the two other videos posted Thursday night, one consists of news clips about Adidas dropping West, while another mainly features a monologue by TUSEN News host Tucker Carlson in support of West.
A Trump spokesperson did not immediately respond Thursday evening to The Daily Beast’s request for comment on West’s claims.