"I Love This Guy": Rapper Kanye West Hugs Donald Trump


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Rapper and producer Kanye West's surreal speech to Donald Trump during a televised meeting at the White House today has left heads spinning. Instead, the company has suggested in the past that users select passcodes with unique significance only they may know.

The White House had said that Trump and West would discuss a range of issues, including manufacturing, prison reform, preventing gang violence and reducing violence in Chicago, which is where West grew up.

Rapper Kanye West speaks to President Donald Trump and others in the Oval Office of the White House.

During a meeting in front of reporters, the rapper launched into a 10-minute monologue, leaving the usually bombastic Mr Trump looking bemused. "That was quite something".

"They tried to scare me to not wear this hat, my own friends, but this hat, it gives me power", West said about his red MAGA cap, adding it "made me feel like Superman". "When I put this hat on, it made me feel like Superman", he told Trump.

"My dad and mom separated, so I did not have lot of male energy in my home", the husband of Kim Kardashian told Trump as a crowd of journalists recorded the expletive-laden moment.

Trump said he is willing to "look at it", and said "they have to do something".

'Now you got a situation where we need to have a dialogue and not a diatribe because if you want something to change, it's not going to change by saying, "Fuck that person".

Trump moved on to the topic West was ostensibly there to discuss.

Complaining about prison sentences, West said that people fall through a "trap door" and "end up next to the Unabomber". Kanye didn't really talk much about prison reform but, then again, I am not sure what the hell he did talk about. He also praised Trump for his handling of North Korea, and said critics needed to be kinder to the President. "He might not have thought he'd have a insane (expletive) like (me)".

As recently as August, Trump seemed to be digging himself a large hole among African Americans when he got into a Twitter war with basketball great and black icon LeBron James.

West, a long-time Trump supporter, also decried the allegedly widespread expectation that all black people should be Democrats.

Mr. West ran around the massive Oval Office desk to give the president a big hug. "I love this guy", West said.