Celebrities Criticise Kanye West For Meeting US President Donald Trump

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Celebrities criticised American rapper Kanye West widely on social media for meeting President of the United States, Donald Trump on Thursday, October 11.

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Updated On:

Following fashion influencer Kim Kardashian West's meeting with President of the United States, Donald Trump, her husband American rapper Kanye West also met the President on Thursday, October 11. The 'Yikes' rapper, who is known to be a great admirer of President Trump and his policies, reportedly discussed several issues from mental health to prison reform to second amendments to North Korea, during their recent meeting on Thursday, October 11. In fact, being too emotional, West reportedly identified Trump as a 'father figure'.

Kanye West, who was recently criticised by comedian Pete Davidson for giving a pro-Trump speech as he attended a recent episode of 'Saturday Night Live'. In his appearance in an episode of 'Saturday Night Live', West donned a 'Make America Great Again' hat. Rapper Kanye West reportedly said that putting on the hat, made him feel like a 'Superman' who was all set to help the world. However, Kanye's celebrity friends didn't seem to be very impressed with his fanboy moment. They criticised him widely on social media for meeting President Trump. 

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Chelsea Handler

Comedian Chelsea Handler severely criticised West's 'father figure' statement. Expressing her displeasure, she took to Twitter and wrote, "Kanye West says he thinks of Trump as a father. Guess who doesn't think of Kanye as a son?"

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Ike Barinholtz

'Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising' actor Ike Barinholtz also tweeted criticising West and said, " It's good to know that while Florida is being pummeled by a storm and the dow is shitting the bed and a US "ally" beheaded a journalist that our president is having the world's stupidest lunch with Kid Rock and Kanye West."

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"Kanye West stands on a table at a Subway, screams that five dollar footlongs are a “construct”, encourages fellow diners to “find their own truth” and add avocado for just a dollar more," 'The Mindy Project' actor added.

Chelsea Peretti

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' actress Chelsea Peretti commented on a picture wherein Kanye West and the US President can be seen embracing each other. In her post, she wrote, "hell on earth".

READ: President Donald Trump Praises Kim Kardashian And Kanye West

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Billy Eichner

Actor-comedian Billy Eichner also mocked West for his meeting with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump. Sharing a photo from the much-talked about meeting, he wrote, "It may not be good for America, but it's damn good for CBS...Man, who would have expected the ride we're all having right now? ... The money's rolling in and this is fun" - Les Moonves on Trump, 2016"

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However, Kanye West and President Trump who are engrossed in their new bond of brotherhood don't seem to be affected by people's displeasure. Both of them continued to praise each other throughout and even post their meeting.

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