Kanye West destroyed on Twitter for criticising the 13th amendment

Greg Evans
Monday 01 October 2018 08:15
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We really shouldn't be surprised at anything Kanye West does any more but he's probably exceeded even his own standards this time around.

Following his bizarre SNL skit, which baffled most people who saw it, the internationally renowned rapper thought it would be a good idea to post a tweet criticising the 13 amendment.

While wearing a Donald Trump 'MAGA' cap, West claimed that:

This represents good and America becoming whole again. We will no longer outsource to other countries.

We build factories here in America and create jobs.

We will provide jobs for all who are free from prisons as we abolish the 13th amendment. Message sent with love

If you aren't quite sure what the 13 amendment is, it's the law passed in 1865 which abolished slavery in the United States at the end of the Civil War.

Kanye later tried to rectify this confusing statement by claiming he believed that slavery has 'never ended' in the US and we need to amend the amendment.

This unusual rant from Kanye has understandably provoked an intense reaction online with many notable names hitting out at the 41-year-old for his controversial comments.

Chris Evans, who plays Captain America in the Marvel movies, slammed Kanye for his lack of historical knowledge and 'unapologetic conjecture'.

Others including comedian Wanda Sykes, Democrat Bakari Sellers and writer Ben Philippe also lambasted Kanye in their responses.

Others opted to make a few jokes about Kanye, who just happens to be releasing a new pair of YEEZY trainers at the end of October and also promoting a new album.

HT The Hill

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