Kanye West Admits To Alcoholism, Arrogance And How He ‘Embarrassed’ Kim Kardashian In Brutally Honest Thanksgiving Prayer

It appears that the artist wants to reconcile with his estranged wife.

Ye, the rap superstar formerly known as Kanye West, posted a “Thanksgiving Prayer” video on Instagram in which he owns up to his shortcomings, including embarrassing his wife Kim Kardashian West, abusing alcohol and not controlling his ego.

He delivers his remarks in a voiceover that shows a choir wearing black hoodies and singing in a large dark room.

It appears that the artist wants to reconcile with Kardashian after she filed for divorce to end a nearly seven-year marriage.

“All I think about every day is how I get my family back together and how I heal the pain that I've caused,” he says in the five-minute video. “I take accountability for my actions.”

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The Grammy-winning artist speaks on several issues, including alcohol, ego, temper, religion, finances and politics.

Addressing his drinking problem, Ye says, “I would drink to take the stress away and knock the edge off. Drinking affected my health and the health of people around, around me because I already had a hair-trigger temper and this just heightened it.”

He expressed remorse for what his family and fans endured whenever he failed to take his medication after suffering his first “manic episode in 2016” and the mental health issues that continued.

The rapper fessed up about his “self-righteous Christian behavior” and being “arrogant with my Jesus.”

“When I got saved it did not immediately make me a better person. It made me a self-righteous Christian,” he said. “Mix that with being rich, famous and very, very, very, very, very attractive and you got a Molotov cocktail ready to be thrown through the window of anyone who ever disagreed with me.”

He revealed that Kardashian wasn’t on board with his support of former President Donald Trump.

“Good Lord my wife did not like me wearing the red hat,” he said. “Being a good wife she just wanted to protect me and our family. I made me and our family at target by not aligning with Hollywood's political stance and that was hard for our marriage.”

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His 2020 presidential campaign also caused turmoil in his marriage.

“Then I ran for president without proper preparation and no allies on either side. I embarrassed my wife in the way that I presented information about our family during the one, and thank God, only press conference,” he said.

Ye closes his prayer with a thank-you message.

“This Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for the family that my wife has given me,” he says. “I'm thankful for the life that God has given me.”

Ye’s five-minute prayer is below.

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