Kanye West Defends Interrupting Taylor Swift, Again, & His “Famous” Lyric

When will Kanye West learn to keep his big mouth shut?

Kanye West has decided to continue to defend his attacks on Taylor Swift. The Life Of Pablo rapper performed at the Paradise International Music Festival in Manila, Philippines last Saturday and addressed his newly on-going feud with pop star, Taylor Swift.

West claims that when he famously interrupted Swift’s acceptance speech during the 2009 MTV VMAs, it was “the beginning of the end of [his] life.” However, he clarified and said that he was saying “what everybody else was thinking.”

Because he’s such a misunderstood artist, you know?

He has attacked Swift once again in his new song, “Famous,” despite making amends with the country-turned-pop-star. In the song, West says that he is responsible for launching Swift’s career and raps, “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that b*tch famous.”

In his performance on Saturday, West sang “Famous” twice, emphasizing that he stood firmly behind what he rapped about.

“This is the song that broke the writer’s block for me because it’s something I wanted to say so bad…,” West told the crowd. “If I get in trouble for saying the truth, what’s being said the rest of the time? And I had to fight every day of my life, with the whole world turned against me.”

West, you legitimately sound like an angst-ridden middle school student who is unsure how to express his emotions properly.

“That’s the job of an artist, of a trust artist: not to be controlled by their finances, not to be controlled by perceptions, but only to be controlled by their truth.”

If I remember correctly, West was fairly “controlled” by his finances when he took to Twitter to beg Mark Zuckerberg for more, claiming that he needed money to bring “more beautiful ideas to the world.”

During a Twitter rant, West claimed that Swift was aware of the harmful lyric. He stated that he had the artist’s approval to include it in “Famous.”

On the other hand, Swift’s representative denied that Swift ever gave West approval. She said that she was not made aware of the specific lyric until it was released.


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