Kanye West is making a lot of people unhappy right now.
He’s been spilling bits of his philosophical game recently, but it’s someone else’s philosophy he’s endorsing that’s getting him trouble.
Via Twitter, ‘Ye revealed his support for Candace Owens, a YouTube personality with controversial far right views.
I love the way Candace Owens thinks— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 21, 2018
only free thinkers— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 21, 2018
“I love the way Candace Owens thinks,” he tweeted on Saturday morning (April 21), and then followed up with, “Only free thinkers.”
Many on the right, including Roseanne Barr, Richard Armande Mills and Scott Presler praised ‘Ye’s embracing of Owens. Others, including most of his fans, were livid.
After a brief google search pic.twitter.com/5XW0THUDK4— بدر (@yungbadz) April 21, 2018
YEEZY GET OUT! pic.twitter.com/96p4brosIp— Thomas Q. Jones (@ThomasJonesRB) April 21, 2018
We miss this ye’ pic.twitter.com/MbBCgWgCCn— Yogi Grey (@YogiGrey_) April 21, 2018
40Million Black people out here grinding for the other 8M who didnt make it. But a few excessively wealthy that could do things to help too busy taking & not giving back!— Freedom'sComing #FBR (@jjconceptsinc) April 21, 2018
She is anti-Black &
Kanye wore Confederate clothing. Knew it was more to that! #SelfHate
I used to think she was a bot, but she’s not.— Molly Jong-Fast (@MollyJongFast) April 21, 2018
Of course, Candace Owens responded and was overjoyed.
“I’m freaking out. @kanyewest ....please take a meeting with me. I tell every single person that everything that I have been inspired to do, was written in your music,” she tweeted in response. “I am my own biggest fan, because you made it okay. I need you to help wake up the black community.”
I’m freaking out. @kanyewest ....please take a meeting with me. I tell every single person that everything that I have been inspired to do, was written in your music.— Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) April 21, 2018
I am my own biggest fan, because you made it okay. I need you to help wake up the black community. https://t.co/Uz1nB9K0Oz
Candace Owens has been hailed as the next Tomi Lahren and rose to fame under the YouTube channel Red Black Pill. She's been featured in videos titled, "WTF? Black Lives Matter Has a List of Demands for White People!" and "How to Escape the Democrat Plantation." She's also made numerous apearances on Fox News and InfoWars.
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