Kanye West's pro-Trump remarks prompt boos in SNL studio

Kanye West gave a gutsy, passionate speech about politics and bullying to the "Saturday Night Live" audience after one of his performances in the early hours of September 30.

We can't exactly say it's odd to see the rapper make a.shall we say "daring" fashion choice - back in August he was spotted wearing a pair of his Yeezy sliders (as a sandal-sock combo) to a wedding.

For the first performance of the night, YE teamed up with Lil Pump for a comedic performance of their hit "I Love It". "They say, "don't go out there with that hat on". He's racist.' Well, if I was concerned about racism, I would have moved out of America a long time ago.

"They bullied me backstage".

"They bullied me backstage", he said. Okay, Im'a listen to y'all now. "You can't tell me what to do". You want the world to move forward?

Kanye also criticized the mainstream media's perceived liberal bias, as well as America's welfare system.




"I'm watching Kanye on SNL and is it possible I inhaled some LSD", tweeted Sopan Deb, a culture writer for the New York Times.

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Chris Rock can be heard reacting in disbelief in the clip, while Variety reported booing from the audience, who were mostly left in a stunned silence. The rapper earlier this year dropped "Ye vs. the People", in which he defended his Yeezus-turned-#MAGA hat-loving persona.

Last week, SNL officially announced that Crazy Rich Asians breakout star Awkwafina and former cast member turned Late Night host Seth Meyers would be hosting the next two episodes of the season. Instead he sounded off on the same talking points he's been spouting since he entered the "I support Donald Trump and fuck you for telling me not to" phase of his career.

The rapper replaced Ariana Grande as the musical guest on SNL after she cancelled her appearance for 'emotional reasons'.

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