Kim Kardashian Claims That Kanye West Isn’t Defending R. Kelly

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Kim Kardashian hopped on Twitter to clarify West’s statements, something she’s well versed in doing now.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“I’m going to nip this in the bud right now. Kanye was speaking about his own experience of everyone quick to say they are cancelling [sic] him because of differences in opinion & not being perfect,” she tweeted. “The analogies were in context to his own experiences, not defending anyone else.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star continued, “I want to make it very clear, he is not condoning anyone’s actions or unacceptable disgusting behavior. My husband’s words are being taken out of context due to timing.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"West was at the center of cancel culture after he voiced his support of Donald Trump, the Republican party and his love of the red Make America Great Again hat. Regardless of West’s past, his quote about cancel culture and specifically referencing documentaries definitely doesn’t have good timing.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"West and Kardashian’s friend and talented musician, John Legend has spoken up against Kelly and even appeared in Surviving R. Kelly.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“To everyone telling me how courageous I am for appearing in the doc, it didn’t feel risky at all,” Legend, who was the only major celebrity to appear int he documentary, tweeted. “I believe these women and don’t give a f**k about protecting a serial child rapist. Easy decision.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Even if Kanye isn’t talking about Kelly specifically, encouraging people to separate the art from the artist is not okay. People should be held accountable for their actions especially when their behavior is predatory. When artists get a free pass they become powerful and continue to be predatory. That’s why it took so many women speaking out to take down powerhouse celebrities like Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = 'Celebrities are in the midst of denouncing their relationship to disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly. The controversial star is no stranger to the pedophila, predator and abuse claims made against him, but after the release of Lifetime’s docu-series Surviving R. Kelly, Hollywood is just now calling Time’s Up on the musician.'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname +; var base_url = '/2019/01/14/kim-kardashian-kanye-west-r-kelly/'; var next_gallery = '/2014/11/18/ugly-christmas-sweaters-photos-xmas-gifts/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Kim Kardashian Claims That Kanye West Isn’t Defending R. Kelly"; var path = base_url