[Video] Charles Barkley Disappointed in Kanye West

[Video] Charles Barkley Disappointed in Kanye West

NBA Hall of Famer thinks Yeezy could contribute more to society.

Published March 9th

In the early 1990s, Charles Barkley made headlines for his "I am not a role model" Nike commercial.

Yet, all these years later and the NBA Hall of Famer is "disappointed" in Kanye West for not using his fame for greater impact in society.  

"For someone who has so much going, I'm disappointed in him not using it in a more positive way," Sir Charles recently told Bleacher Report. "Especially as a Black man, I know how hard it is to be successful and when you get to the mountain top, you could either do good or do bad. He's in an unbelievable position to make a difference and I'm disappointed that he's not using it in a more positive way."

Wow. Yeezy rapping, producing and designing clothes isn't enough, Charles? What would you like him to do?

We guess Barkley isn't giving any credit for Kanye announcing he's going to run for president in 2020, either.

Sometimes Barkley's opinions have to be taken with a grain of salt, though, because of the sheer volume at which he offers them up.

This is the same guy who defiantly thinks that the Golden State Warriors won't defend their NBA title, despite their league-best 56-6 record.

Think Sir Charles is being a bit too critical of Kanye, though?

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Wow. Yeezy rapping, producing and designing clothes isn't enough, Charles?
Wow. Yeezy rapping, producing and designing clothes isn't enough, Charles?

(Photos from left: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images, Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

Written by Mark Lelinwalla

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