Kanye West came out in support of Donald Trump Thursday night, but you might remember that the West family had previously come out in support of Hillary Clinton and even donated to her campaign.
We didn't know the exact amount he donated back in October 2015 when we saw 'Ye and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, at Clinton's side grabbing a selfie. Now, former Spin editor Camille Dodero pointed out the amount on Twitter with a screenshot showing that West donated $2,700 to Hillary for America. He also made a significant contribution of $15,000 toward the Democratic National Committee back in 2014.
Clinton even offered up some advice to Kanye about his 2020 run at the time saying, "I've told Kanye that I think he might want to wait cause I’ll be running for reelection. I might want to give him some additional experience so he’s got, on all the other things he’s done on his resume, he’s got some kind of envoy role or something he could point to... I would not rule out anybody for vice president."
Of course, this makes Kanye's comments during the San Jose stop of the Saint Pablo Tour where he told the audience "I didn't vote but if I did, I would have voted for Trump" a little more confusing. It seems West might have had a change of heart. His new opinion is not being well received by some of his fans who are threatening to boycott the rapper going forward. You can watch Kanye's full statements about Trump at his concert right here and get an idea of the backlash he's facing by scoping out Twitter's reactions.
Date Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2016 , Total Page Views: 7187
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