John Legend Outraged At Kanye West Meeting Donald Trump
Fresh from being released out of UCLA, Kanye West met President-elect, Donald Trump at the Trump Tower. During the San Jose stop on his now-cancelled, “Saint Pablo World Tour,” West shared his political views. “If I would’ve voted, I would have voted for Trump,” he said.
John Legend didn’t shy away from discussing their engagement. The G.O.O.D. Music signee spoke to French Outlet, Clique on how disappointed he is in West.
“I don’t think it’s impossible to talk to [Trump] about issues, but I won’t be used as a publicity stunt. I think Kanye was a publicity stunt,” Legend said. “I’m pretty disappointed with Kanye that he says he would have voted for Trump. I think Trump has been corrosive, his message has been corrosive to the country. I think the things he’s promised to do have been very concerning for a lot of people, and for Kanye to support that message is very disappointing.”
Following the backlash (from not only Legend), Kanye West went to Twitter, sharing his intentions with the President-Elect. He also subliminally admitted to endorsing Trump in 2020. West planned on running in 2020, which he announced at the 2015 VMA’s. Obviously, there’s been a change in plans: