Kanye West’s recent onstage rant targeting fellow hip-hop heavyweights Jay-Z and Beyonce is in defense of Kim Kardashian and him being convinced the superstar couple was never there for his wife when she needed them most.
West is rumored to still be furious with his “friends,” and the issue of if their relationship can survive all the constant bickering remains anyone’s guess.
“Kanye’s still in his feelings over Kim and how [Beyonce] and [Jay Z] didn’t show up or do enough to support her,” a source told Hollywood Life in recalling Kardashian’s harrowing experience of being robbed at gunpoint while visiting Paris for fashion week.
“Kim almost died,” the source added. “She was in shock and scared to leave the house and all the while people were questioning whether she got robbed.”
West’s frustration with Bey and Jay is reported to be further fueled by his believe they “were too busy being glamours, in their own world and not being true friends.”
Things may have boiled over to the point of no return when the 39-year-old rap star recently went before more than 13,000 fans at a concert in Sacramento to rail against Beyonce for what he deemed as her cheating to win her MTV Video Music Award and to insinuate that Jay once sent contract killers out to track him down.
“We be playin’ the politics too much and forgettin’ who we are—just to win,” he said. “F**k winning! F**k lookin’ cool!”
West then turned more heads by leaving the stage after performing just three songs and offering no explanation.
In the face of all that finger-pointing by the “Famous” rapper, Jay and Bey have now finally decided to give their take on the exploding situation.
“Jay Z and Beyonce find what Kanye does as one of the most irritating things ever,” said a source close to the couple. “They have built up their brand to a point that when anyone attacks or judges them it is frustrating to deal with. When a supposed colleague and friend runs his mouth all the time they are sick of him using their name to remain famous.”
It’s been a bizarre stretch for West, who recently used another California concert stop to voice his support for Republican President-elect Donald Trump. While insisting he didn’t vote, West told perplexed looking fans if he had he would have cast his ballot for Trump.
West then told fans he’s “glad Trump inspired racists to reveal themselves” and by 2020 he may be willing to offer himself up as a candidate.
In between all that, the man who once blasted former President George W. Bush for “not caring about black people,” praised music for its uncanny ability to bring together people from all walks of life.
“I’m not asking ya’ll on your opinions on who’s better, but there are people who voted for either side that come together for music.”
Meanwhile, authorities have since recovered security video from the Kardashian robbery, with grainy footage showing as many as five suspects, three of them on bikes, taking part in the brazen heist that reportedly netted over a million in valuables.
Since then, the 36-year-old reality TV star has kept a relatively low profile, with several of her social media platforms going weeks without being updated.
The exclusive Hôtel de Pourtalès, where Kardashian was staying, is known for not having much security and the room where she was staying is reported to have only been secured with a basic lock and no deadbolt.
Khloe Kardashian later called her sister’s ordeal “a wake-up call for everybody” that was “incredibly traumatic” for her sister.
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