Kanye West is catching hella heat for endorsing Candace Owens, a far right YouTube personality who claims she’s made her “journey off the plantation.”
The right is understandably happy about it. It’s also not the first time ‘Ye has dabbled with the MAGA folks. Remember when he met with Donald Trump in Trump Tower right after 45 was elected?
I love the way Candace Owens thinks— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 21, 2018
only free thinkers— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 21, 2018
Yeah, well now he’s once again showing his strange stripes. “I love the way Candace Owens thinks,” he tweeted, then followed up with: “only free thinkers.”
In response, a bunch of famous “free thinkers” gave their thoughts about Kanye’s endorsement. Yesterday (April 21), we brought you instant reaction to the Owens co-sign, but now we’re selecting some of the best reasons why this whole thing is dangerous.
I am told this is the clip that Kanye saw and loved.— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) April 21, 2018
It’s sad actually. For him and for her.
A market has always and will always exist for men and women like this who say what bigoted white folk love to hear.
They will always have a seat at somebody’s table. https://t.co/TggV6JtW0I
Kanye is the most dangerous type of Black celebrity! He actively fights AGAINST what is right for us as a community & because of fame White supremacists will use his warped, self loathing views as “proof” that things aren’t so bad for us! News Alert - Kanye doesn’t speak for US— bevysmith (@bevysmith) April 22, 2018
Please let that lost soul Kanye know we are not to be profiled & labeled, we are not statistics! A rose can grow from concrete! https://t.co/UlQqGJsI4z— bevysmith (@bevysmith) April 22, 2018
I knew he was warped & far gone when he began to claim Calabasas as his home!!!! Like really, you want to design clothes which pay homage to a place that you & yours if you weren’t celebs, you probably would be profiled! Meanwhile you’re from a city with an epic Black legacy!— bevysmith (@bevysmith) April 22, 2018
Exactly I won’t utter her name https://t.co/L8mV7XrLqJ— bevysmith (@bevysmith) April 22, 2018
Candace Owens has proven to be anti-Black, anti-LGBTQ and fact-hating.— Raquel Willis (@RaquelWillis_) April 21, 2018
(Honestly, there are so many more descriptors.)
For Kanye to align himself with her is messy and dangerous.
I'm not surprised Kanye "loves the way Candace Owens thinks," especially after he ran to Trump Tower to genuflect before his king. pic.twitter.com/QESAif5RNX— Britni Danielle (@BritniDWrites) April 21, 2018
Ppl are mad at Kanye for giving props to Candace Owens . But I have given props to her too for her amazing ability to con and finesse white supremacists out of money. She is my she-ro https://t.co/B279lI5uif— Tariq Nasheed (@tariqnasheed) April 21, 2018
Kanye hasn’t tweeted a gotdamn thing about the unarmed black men who have been gunned down by police but now he has time to tweet that he likes how Candace Owens thinks? GTFOHWTBS pic.twitter.com/8eTZdRfIwr— Andreas Hale (@AndreasHale) April 21, 2018
Kanye West tweets 7 words and leftists rush to smear me as far-right & anti-LGBT. So what terrified them?— Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) April 21, 2018
The truth did. The left is losing control of their blacks. Ready to be awakened? Watch the truth about my journey off the plantation w/ @RubinReport. https://t.co/YviWe4PQk0 pic.twitter.com/GcN35gBoIa
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