Kanye West: I wasn’t stumped by Kimmel’s Trump query

Kanye West is seen at Jimmy Kimmel Live on August 09, 2018 in Los Angeles, California Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kanye West once said he shares “dragon power” with the president

Kanye West has denied being stumped when asked on TELEVISION about his fortify for President Donald Trump – saying he didn’t have time to reply.

The most often chatty rapper appeared misplaced for words whilst TV host Jimmy Kimmel requested him whether or not he concept Mr Trump cared approximately black people, “or any other folks at all”.

His silence on Thursday’s show brought on Kimmel to cut to a commercial break.

But West tweeted on Saturday that he “wasn’t given a chance to respond to”.

He mentioned Kimmel’s query “was so essential I took time to assume. and then i used to be hit with the let’s visit industrial holiday”.

The 41-12 months-old hip-hop big name has up to now stated Mr Trump as “my brother” and stated they shared the same “dragon power”.

In Thursday’s past due-night time chat display, Kimmel stated West’s well-known claim from 2005 that President George W Bush “doesn’t care approximately black folks”, and requested the famous person: “What makes you think that Donald Trump does – or any folks in any respect?”

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West contemplated the question in silence for a number of seconds earlier than Kimmel suggested taking a holiday.

Asked in advance within the interview why he had made up our minds to propose President Trump publicly, West stated he hadn’t wanted to succumb to pressure to take the predictable choice.

“As a musician, African-American… everyone around me tried to select my candidate for me,” he stated, suggesting there was a belief that “blacks can handiest be Democrats”.

Symbol copyright Getty Photographs Symbol caption West paid a trip to Trump Tower in a while after Mr Trump was once elected

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