Kanye West Deactivates His Twitter And Instagram Accounts - Again
Let's face it, Kanye West probably doesn't need social media to be controversial.
He said that 'slavery was a choice' during an interview - no social media involved, then he sang about 'smashing' his four sister-in-laws... no social media, again. And who remembers the infamous Taylor Swift moment?
If you've no idea what I'm on about, let me explain. Back in 2009, he grabbed the mic from a 19-year-old Swifty, who had just accepted the 'Best Female Video' award, and basically told her that Beyoncé should have won.
Why am I reminding you of that cringeworthy moment you ask - because there was no involvement with social media there either. You get where this is going.
Anyway, now it seems as though the father-of-three, otherwise known as 'Ye', has deleted his Twitter and Instagram accounts being he's disappeared from social media.
This isn't the first time that Kanye has removed his social media accounts. He reappeared on Twitter in April after a year-long absence and more recently returned to Instagram.
The 41-year-old rapper came under fire after he performed on Saturday Night Live wearing a 'Make America Great Again' hat and gave an unscripted, off-air rant in support of US President, Donald Trump.
According to the BBC, he discussed his support for Trump, his pledge to run for president in 2020 and the need for a "dialogue not a diatribe" .
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"So many times I talk to a white person and [they] say, 'How could you like Trump, he's racist?'" he said. "Well, if I was concerned about racism I would've moved out of America a long time ago."
It just seems that whenever we talk about Kanye and Trump things don't go to plan...
He received backlash for the comments and was shut down by Captain America actor, Chris Evans.
Evans explained that he found Ye's actions not just 'frustrating' but also 'retrogressive, unprecedented and absolutely terrifying'.
There's nothing more maddening than debating someone who doesn't know history, doesn't read books, and frames their myopia as virtue. The level of unapologetic conjecture I've encountered lately isn't just frustrating, it's retrogressive, unprecedented and absolutely terrifying. https://t.co/4jCFwB4T5U- Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) September 30, 2018
Many praised Evans for his well-worded response, with some agreeing that they didn't feel particularly comfortable taking political advice from someone who had just performed to the nation in a Perrier bottle fancy dress costume.
Some went as far to say that Chris Evans' had the power to end Kanye's career - although others were quick to point out that it would probably take more than that to do so.
One said: "Even Kanye can't kill Kanye's career dude literally said slavery was choice and still at the top, I don't think a tweet from a celebrity is gonna end his career lol."
Got a point to be fair.
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