Kanye West Says Society Is in Constant Fear During #MeToo
As the Friday (May 31) release of the second season of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman approaches, more previews are being teased online. Today (May 28), Pitchfork got their hands on Kanye West's episode before it drops, and apparently, 'Ye speaks on how he feels about the #MeToo movement.
“We as a society are constantly in fear,” Kanye said to Letterman when asked about how he felt about the way men are being called out for behavior deemed to be problematic. To this, Letterman responded, “Well you mention a general fear of the male side of this situation. I would submit that it’s not equal by any equation to the fear women feel being the other side of that.”
“I’m definitely supportive of the women,” Kanye replied. “What I’m saying is we’re not allowed to have any conversation. When you go to court, both sides can talk. This is a court of public opinion where when someone bombs first, the war is supposedly over.”
On his 2018 album 'Ye, Kanye also discussed similar thoughts on the powerful movement.
"Yeezy, Yeezy trollin' OD, huh/Turn TMZ to Smack DVD, huh/Russell Simmons wanna pray for me too," he rapped on "Yikes." "I'ma pray for him 'cause he got MeToo'd/Thinkin' what if that happened to me too/Then I'm on E! News."
Yet another polarizing take from a polarizing figure. You can view the trailer for season two of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman for yourself below.
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