Kanye tweets about meeting with Trump, 2024
The “Yeezus” rapper offered a few details on what he discussed with the former GOP presidential candidate at Trump Tower, writing to his more than 26 million followers on Twitter on Tuesday:
The 39-year-old music star and fashion designer, who’s married to tabloid fixture Kim Kardashian, grew up in Chicago.
In a photo op in front of reporters, Trump called West — who was recently hospitalized, reportedly for exhaustion, after a stretch of unusual behavior — a longtime “friend.” The president-elect said the two discussed “life” during their time together.
West may have been inspired by Tuesday’s meeting with Trump to delay his own White House run. He announced during a rambling speech at the MTV Video Music Awards last year that he “decided in 2020 to run for president.” But on Tuesday, he indicated it might be another eight years before he enters the political world:
West made headlines last month when he told the audience at one of his concerts in California that he didn’t vote, but if he did, he would have cast a ballot for Trump. He defended his Tuesday sit-down:



- Updated at 3:47 p.m.