The rapper and clothier Kanye West has steered he’ll run for president in 2024 and needs Donald Trump to be his working 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 yr of the subsequent US presidential election.
— ye (@kanyewest) November 25, 2022
Then the rapper posted a video of himself talking a few latest assembly with the previous president in Florida.
“I feel the factor that Trump was most perturbed about (was) me asking him to be my vice chairman,” Kanye West mentioned.
“Trump began mainly screaming at me on the desk, telling me I will 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 residence.
“Cannot consider I stored President Trump ready,” he posted on Twitter.
“What you guys assume his response was after I requested him to be my working 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 received 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 revenue for 2022 by half. West had helped Adidas develop its profitable “Yeezy” line of clothes.
Paris style home Balanciaga and US clothes retailer Hole have additionally ended ties with West, who appeared at a Paris style present final month carrying a shirt with the slogan “White Lives Matter,” a rebuke to the Black Lives Matter racial equality motion.
(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)
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