Kanye West showing love to the right-wing has the internet buzzing once again.
Yeezy’s Twitter feed is back jumping again after a long hiatus. A particular tweet he sent out Saturday morning (April 21) leaned on the polarizing side, politically speaking. “I love the way Candace Owens thinks,” he randomly posted, shouting out the conservative media personality.
Owens caught wind of the plug and responded in kind. “I’m freaking out. @kanyewest ….please take a meeting with me,” she wrote. “I tell every single person that everything that I have been inspired to do, was written in your music. I am my own biggest fan, because you made it okay. I need you to help wake up the black community.”
Owens, the director of urban engagement at the conservative organization Turning Point USA, has been making waves on the internet for her ideologies. Nicknamed “Red Pill Black,” Owens has raised eyebrows for downplaying Black Lives Matter causes. Some have even been accused of widespread discrimination against minorities. But some see her as a key cog in passing along the message of making America great again.
The situation feels similar to the time in December 2016 when ‘Ye set the internet ablaze after meeting with President Trump. At the time, it was reported Trump was looking to make West “an ambassador of sorts” and possibly wanted to give Yeezy an “entrepreneurial leadership role.” It doesn’t appear anything ever came of that meeting other than a photo opportunity.
Check out Kanye and Candace’s tweets below.
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