After a few seconds of silence with Kanye seemingly at a loss for words, the show cut to a commercial break.
The move created a bit of a media storm, and Kanye has since taken to social media to claim he was simply not given enough time to answer, and needed more time to think. "I'm reading that I was stumped by a question", he tweeted.
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Kanye West was silent when it comes to whether he thinks President Donald Trump cares for black people. Of the many.interesting.things Kanye had to say during the interview (including his thoughts on Trump's presidency), the conversation turned to his attitude toward women-specifically, if his views had changed at all since having two daughters, North and Chicago.
The 41-year-old controversial rapper shared his thoughts on Saturday following his Thursday appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, adding that the host cutting to commercial prevented him from answering.
West also said that he was "so happy" to see Kimmel wearing a pair of Yeezys for the interview, which he interpreted as "an olive branch". I appreciate Jimmy and his team. And it takes too much ownership, but you can replace pride with love. "And then told me every time I said I liked Trump that I couldn't say it out loud or my career would be over", West told Kimmel.
Kimmel's line of questioning was addressing West's ongoing support of Trump, which has included tweeting out a photo of himself wearing a red Make America Great Again hat in April.
President Trump thanks rapper Kanye West for increasing his support with African-Americans. "Nah, we need a bigger hot tub".
"It represented overcoming fear and doing what you felt, no matter what anyone said".
"Liberals can't bully me, news can't bully me, the hip-hop community, they can't bully me", he said.
Kanye said: 'What's the point of being Kanye West if you can't let's break down the porn categories.