Turns out Kanye West’ controversial comments on slavery even set his wife off.
An E! News sneak peek of Sunday’s “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” shows Kim Kardashian West telling her pals Jonathan Cheban and Simon Huck that her husband, Kanye West, is “doing good,” despite everyone believing that “he’s, like, having a breakdown.”
The conversation followed a clip of West’s now-infamous rant on TMZ Live, something her friend Cheban referred to as “wild”. Kim went on to recall rushing home while “hysterically crying”.
“When I saw the clip I was like, ‘OK,'” Kardashian West recalls. “I rushed home, I was hysterically crying. So I go home… he’s totally fine.”
“The thing is when he gets ramped up, he can’t control what he says. He can’t let it go,” she says of West. “But he loves being ramped up. He’s like, ‘I feel powerful when I’m ramped up. Like, I don’t want to be so suppressed. Like, yeah I say crazy sh*t, but I’ve always said crazy sh*t. But that’s why I’m Kanye.'”
The beauty mogul went on to stand by her husband and provided some clarity to his comments despite the backlash he continues to receive.
“I always know what Kanye’s intentions are and what he’s trying to say, but I also know that they’re gonna write a headline and people are gonna assume that that’s exactly what you said and what you meant,” she says in the confessional. “Kanye’s slavery comment, he never said that. That was just the headline. If you listen to what he said, he said, ‘Slavery was 400 years, if it’s gonna be another 400 years that sounds like a choice to me.’ He didn’t say slavery is a choice, he was saying if you’re gonna still be enslaved for another 400 years than that’s some bulls**t, you know?”
“That, as a wife, is really frustrating to see the media take everything and run with it,” Kardashian West adds.
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