The rapper and dressmaker Kanye West has advised he’ll run for president in 2024 and desires Donald Trump to be his operating mate.
The artist, who goes by the identify Ye, posted Thursday a swirling image on his Twitter account with “Ye” and the quantity 24, apparently representing 2024, the 12 months of the following US presidential election.
— ye (@kanyewest) November 25, 2022
Then the rapper posted a video of himself talking a couple of current assembly with the previous president in Florida.
“I feel the factor that Trump was most perturbed about (was) me asking him to be my vp,” Kanye West mentioned.
“Trump began mainly screaming at me on the desk, telling me I’ll lose,” Mr West mentioned. “I am like, maintain on Trump, you are speaking to Ye.”
Donald Trump, who tried to overturn the outcomes of the 2020 presidential election he misplaced to Joe Biden, mentioned November 15 that he would run once more in 2024. Mr Trump’s workplace didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon the Ye remarks.
The artist posted two days in the past that he had visited Trump at Mar-a-Lago, his palatial Florida dwelling.
“Cannot imagine I stored President Trump ready,” he posted on Twitter.
“What you guys suppose his response was once I requested him to be my operating mate in 2024?”
It was not clear whether or not the rapper was severe about his intentions — or if he sought publicity after a spate of PR strikes that put him in a unfavourable gentle.
Kanye West is a veteran at garnering publicity — and dabbling in politics. He ran for president in 2020, however obtained fewer than 70,000 votes, coming in seventh place.
Final month, German sportswear big Adidas severed its profitable tie-up with Kanye West after the star made anti-Semitic statements.
Adidas later mentioned the termination of ties with West had pressured it to slash its forecast of web earnings for 2022 by half. West had helped Adidas develop its profitable “Yeezy” line of clothes.
Paris vogue home Balanciaga and US clothes retailer Hole have additionally ended ties with West, who appeared at a Paris vogue present final month carrying a shirt with the slogan “White Lives Matter,” a rebuke to the Black Lives Matter racial equality motion.
(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)
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