Kanye West gives hour pro-Trump speech at his concert; people throw shoes, boo

Kanye West is known for his mid-concert political rants that range from comparing himself to Walt Disney and Steve Jobs to saying George Bush doesn’t care about black people.  This week, however, he raised the controversy knob up to 11 when he confessed to the audience that he didn’t vote.  But if he had voted, he said, he would’ve voted for Donald Trump.

Watch the video below:

Apparently, his fans were not too thrilled with this confession. There was silence, booing and even throwing shoes — including a Yeezy shoe, a pair of which can go for over $1000. (Kanye picked it up, signed it, and tossed it back.)

The, according to a concert goer who was tweeting his speech, he said that the Hillary supporters were louder, but that he knew there were Trump supporters in the audience.  (Then, apparently, he started calling them out.)

In the end, he said, “Whether you voted for Hillary or Trump, this is a safe space for both of you.”


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