Though West tried to follow up his comments with a statement published later, attempting to clarify that he does not agree with all of president Trump's policy choices, West's statements about politics, like "Obama was in office for eight years and nothing in Chicago changed", had already made an irreversible impact on his audience.
"One thing that bothers me particularly about where we are as a society is sort of the reverence that we have for celebrities outside of the scope of what they do", Lathan commented. "For 400 years?! That sounds like a choice". For the last few weeks, Kanye has been in the media for his provocative tweets, being seen wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and confessing his support for Trump.
When you hear about slavery for 400 years. for 400 years?
"Like, you was there for 400 years and it's all a y'all?" "Like, 'Man you getting out of line, bro, you trippin", imma beat you up.' I was like, aw, man, that's love, man. Daz love me and I love Daz". And then he deleted some of the tweets.
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But West made bigger headlines during a free-wheeling appearance at TMZ Live, part of the Hollywood gossip site.
"There clearly are some comments we don't support", Rorsted said, but stopped short of distancing Adidas from Kanye and his Yeezy Boost imprint with the sportswear brand. "Kanye will always be a friend of mine & although I might not necessarily agree with his views on certain topics, that is what separate us as individuals".
It is important that we use this situation as an opportunity to educate ourselves on mental health in the African American community and address how trauma alters the brain, and can increase the likelihood of someone developing a mental illness. "I know my man needs some help and if you need me call me". But I do want to focus on the core, what the company's about is delivering the best sporting goods products in the world, and having our consumers buy those products, and that's what's happening right now in the marketplace.
"We need to have open discussions and ideas on unsettled pain", he said, per The Independent.