November 25, 2022

Simply while you thought Kanye West’s far-right heel flip couldn’t get any extra disturbing, the previous rap legend is now associating himself with white nationalist and Holocaust denier, Nick Fuentes. In truth, the 2 not too long ago traveled collectively to Mar-A-Lago to fulfill with Donald Trump.

The 24-year-old Fuentes has emerged as one of many main figures of the far-right motion for his incendiary views on girls, Jewish individuals, the LGBTQ+ neighborhood, and different minorities. Notably, he overtly praises Hitler, believes that the Holocaust was a hoax, and is against girls’s proper to vote. He was additionally current for “Unite the Proper” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August 2017, and spoke at a “Cease the Steal” rally in Washington, DC on January sixth.

And now, he’s hobnobbing with Kanye West.

As West himself revealed in a brand new campaign-style video launched to Twitter on Thursday night, he and Fuentes not too long ago traveled to Mar-A-Lago, the place they pitched Donald Trump on being West’s working mate for the 2024 presidential election. Within the video, he’s seen debriefing with Fuentes and marketing campaign staffer / fellow alt-right character, Milo Yiannopoulos. “I walked in with intelligence,” West recounts. “Trump was actually impressed with Nick Fuentes.”

Later within the video, West claims to have questioned Trump about why he didn’t free these impressed for his or her roles within the January sixth rebel (for one, Trump wasn’t president when most of these people have been arrested). West additionally says he suggested Trump to work with conspiracy theorists like Roger Stone and Alex Jones for his 2024 marketing campaign.

Trump apparently turned down West’s supply to be his working mate, resulting in a shouting match and Trump making an insult about West’s ex-wife, Kim Kardashian.

West beforehand ran for America’s highest political workplace in 2020, however his marketing campaign was most remembered for a weird rally wherein he wore a bullet proof vest and broke down crying. Of the 12 states wherein his identify appeared on the poll, West earned upwards of 60,000 whole votes (together with one from Tucker Carlson.)

Within the different marketing campaign movies launched on Thursday, West targeted on the controversy stemming from his latest antisemitic feedback and the following fallout.

 

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