Donald Trump known as rapper Kanye West “a significantly troubled man, who simply occurs to be black” after the ex-president was roasted for a gathering this week with the embattled hip-hop star and a white nationalist.
The 76-year-old Trump dined with West and white nationalist Nick Fuentes – each of whom are underneath hearth for anti-Jewish remarks – at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Tuesday.
Trump had beforehand confirmed the assembly in an announcement to The Put up however mentioned Fuentes tagged alongside with out the previous president realizing who he was. Fuentes had mentioned “the mathematics doesn’t appear so as to add up” on Jewish deaths within the Holocaust, however later denied he was a Holocaust denier.
Trump unleashed a rant on Reality Social on Saturday.
“So I assist a significantly troubled man, who simply occurs to be black Ye (Kanye West), who had been decimated in his enterprise and just about every little thing else, and who had at all times been good to me, by permitting his request for a gathering at Mar-a-Lago, alone, in order that I may give him very a lot wanted ‘recommendation,’” Trump mentioned.
Kanye West had three visitors be part of him at Mar-a-Lago for a dinner with Trump.AP
Trump was not conscious of who Nick Fuentes was or that the white nationalist was going to be on the dinner. AP
West, 45 – who now goes by “Ye” – confirmed up with three folks, two of whom Trump didn’t know, the previous president went on. He additionally mentioned he advised West, who has mentioned he’s working for president in 2024, “don’t run for workplace, a complete waste of time, can’t win. Pretend Information went CRAZY!”
Regardless of Trump’s feedback, West had mentioned in a social media video that he former president was “actually impressed” with Fuentes. West had claimed he requested Trump to be the rapper’s vice presidential runningmate in 2024.
Trump, who has already introduced his intentions to run for president in 2024, allegedly turned down the provide and insulted West’s ex-wife Kim Kardashian. West, 45, has been dealing with backlash and the lack of enterprise offers after a social media rant the place he mentioned he wished to go “demise con 3” on Jewish folks.
West had requested Trump to be his working mate in 2024.
The previous president apparently turned down the provide and known as West a “troubled man.”
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Trump and West had met a number of occasions earlier than and through Trump’s presidency.
A supply near Trump beforehand advised The Put up that Trump himself organized the dinner with West, who confirmed up with the unplanned visitors.
“The query is who added their names to the visitor checklist,” the supply mentioned. “You possibly can’t simply stroll in [to Mar-a-Lago]. Somebody added their names.”