Kanye West Blasts Issa Rae Over ‘SNL’ Joke
Written by BET on October 18, 2020
Rapper turned politician Kanye West didn’t discover a Saturday Night time Reside skit humorous that slammed his 2020 presidential bid. On Sunday (October 18), West took to social media to fireplace again at SNL and host Issa Rae.
Within the sketch, Kenan Thompson performed a chat present host interviewing characters performed by Rae and Ego Nwodim. Rae’s character insisted that she would vote just for Black candidates. When requested about her selection for presidential, between Donald Trump, Joe Biden and West, she responded, “Kanye? F him!”
West shot again, “Ive at all times mentioned SNL makes use of black folks to carry different black folks again My coronary heart goes out to Issa Rae I’m praying for her and her household I do know that the twenty years of service that I’ve paid within the leisure discipline has furthered our skill to be extra profitable”
West introduced his presidential bid in a tweet on July 4.
The rapper threw his hat into the ring late and made the poll in just a few states, the New York Times reported. Nonetheless, some Democrats are involved that West, a Trump ally, could possibly be a spoiler who takes away votes from Biden.
Hours earlier than launching his counter assault on Rae and SNL, West posted a tweet urging his supporters to “write in Kanye West” for president on their ballots.