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The hashtag "Kanye West announced run for U.S. president" quickly racked up 130 million views on China's social network Weibo within a few hours after Kanye West's announcement, Global Times reported.
A screenshot of Kanye West's tweet.
Rapper Kanye West has seemingly announced his intention to run for the USA presidency later this year.
No way Ye: The mother-of-four had previously claimed she'd warned her Gold Digger rapper husband off entering politics.
West's own website bore no information about a presidential run as of this writing, however he did also share the announcement to his Instagram account with a screenshot of his announcement tweet. "#2020VISION", he tweeted on Saturday.
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As of Saturday evening, West did not have a campaign website, he had not officially filed with the Federal Election Commission, nor was it clear if West had campaign staff.
Without a party helping him get on the ballot, another option would be to try to appear as an independent candidate.
Elon Musk and Kanye West photographed together prior to his announcement.
Some theorized the move could be just a publicity stunt to help promote a new line of shoes or an upcoming album. But now, we can add another big surprise to our already lengthy list of "things I didn't know would happen in 2020". "Never in my life am I voting for anyone who thinks 400 + years of slavery was a choice", one Twitter user commented.
Musk, creator of PayPal and SpaceX founder, has been a fan of Kanye for a while. He has also been known to be a great supporter of Trump but recently said that his eyes had been opened to the truth and that Trump didn't represent the ideologies that Kanye believed in.
Trump was asked if West could be a future presidential candidate.
Speaking to a crowd of reporters in the Oval Office, he added the hat was like a Superman cape and said that Trump made him a billionaire.