Donald Trump known as rapper Kanye West “a seriously troubled man, who just happens 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 under fire for anti-Jewish remarks – at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Tuesday.
Trump had beforehand confirmed the assembly in a press release to The Post however stated Fuentes tagged alongside with out the previous president understanding who he was. Fuentes had stated “the math doesn’t seem to add up” on Jewish deaths within the Holocaust, however later denied he was a Holocaust denier.
Trump unleashed a rant on Truth Social on Saturday.
“So I help a seriously troubled man, who just happens to be black Ye (Kanye West), who had been decimated in his business and virtually everything else, and who had always been good to me, by allowing his request for a meeting at Mar-a-Lago, alone, so that I can give him very much needed ‘advice,’” Trump stated.
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 stated he informed West, who has stated he’s operating for president in 2024, “don’t run for office, a total waste of time, can’t win. Fake News went CRAZY!”
Despite Trump’s feedback, West had stated in a social media video that he former president was “really 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 supply and insulted West’s ex-wife Kim Kardashian. West, 45, has been going through backlash and the lack of enterprise offers after a social media rant the place he stated he needed to go “death con 3” on Jewish folks.
A supply near Trump beforehand informed The Post that Trump himself arranged the dinner with West, who confirmed up with the unplanned company.
“The question is who added their names to the guest list,” the supply stated. “You can’t just walk in [to Mar-a-Lago]. Someone added their names.”