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    Rapper Kanye West speaks as he sits next to Monique Brown (L), wife of NFL Hall of Fame player Jim Brown, during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 11, 2018

    'I've Been Used': Kanye Prompts Storm on Twitter by Saying He's Out of Politics

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    The rapper has been ridiculed online for endorsing Donald Trump, visiting him in the White House and ranting about mind control on social media. Even before going silent about politics, West still couldn’t help himself, sharing his opinions one last time.

    After months of MAGA activism, rapper Kanye West has announced that he would distance himself from politics, stating “he’s been used.”

    ​Before publicly ending this chapter, he thanked his loved ones and the community for supporting his “actual beliefs and vision for a better world.” He also decided to update his followers on his political standing with a series of tweets, sharing that he believes “in love and compassion for people seeking asylum.”

    ​West’s decision to stop the political rants has met with wild approval. His vow of silence, which was liked more than 200K times, has got more than 26K comments.

    Some suspected that the rapper's mother-in-law, the head of the Kardashians’ clan, had something to do with his shutting down his political activity.

    ​Others claimed the change to be all about money.

    ​There were those who simply mocked Ye-man.

    ​Many supported the artist, who had to deal with haters.

    ​READ MORE: Kanye West's Rant About 'Mind Control' on Social Media Rocks Twitter

    West, who’s referring to himself as Ye now, took his vow of silence less than a month after he shut down his Twitter and Instagram for some time, facing a backlash over his pro-Trump rants. He has been voicing strong support for President Donald Trump and his politics. West, who publicly appeared in a “Make America Great Again” hat, recently visited Trump in the White House to express his support and discuss a variety of domestic political issues with him.


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