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Everyone Just Got Mad At Kanye West For No Reason

A lot of people on Twitter fell for the Daily Currant’s fake interview with him.

1. Satirical news blog the Daily Currant published an “interview” with Kanye West yesterday.

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In it, Kanye is quoted saying, “Nelson Mandela did a lot of good work, don’t get me wrong. But I think I’m on track to do something even bigger.

“I liberate minds with my music. That’s more important than liberating a few people from apartheid or whatever.”

2. He is also quoted claiming to be “well on [his] way towards being the next great black leader.”

“Not to mention I have a bigger market than he ever did.

“Mandela was working in South Africa, which has, like what, six people? I started my magic here in the USA and then I took my business global.

“Worldwide baby.”

3. A lot of people didn’t notice that the interview was made up. And those people got very angry.

4. They took to Twitter to express their disgust.


Ryan

@CityMayn23

Fuck kanye west…dont care how creative musically he is..hes still a shittty ass dude #bitch

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I HATE @kanyewest as a person! Always have and always will.

— Sharae (@RaeJaye__)

Sharae

@RaeJaye__

I HATE @kanyewest as a person! Always have and always will.

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Can someone make Kanye West shut the fuck up

— Molly McCarthy (@Molly_Mac95)

Molly McCarthy

@Molly_Mac95

Can someone make Kanye West shut the fuck up

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8. They’re really upset.

Kanye west is such a cunt

— del♡ (@DellaEithne)

del♡

@DellaEithne

Kanye west is such a cunt

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Kanye West has to be the most ignorant fucking prick I've ever laid my eyes upon.

— Logan (@l0gzz1)

Logan

@l0gzz1

Kanye West has to be the most ignorant fucking prick I’ve ever laid my eyes upon.

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Dear Kanye West, just die. Die a horrible death. Kind regards, the entire world.

— Emre (@liam86uk)

Emre

@liam86uk

Dear Kanye West, just die. Die a horrible death. Kind regards, the entire world.

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12. And even Times Live, one of South Africa’s biggest daily newspapers, thought it was real.

By 95, I'll be a bigger hero than Nelson Mandela: Kanye West http://t.co/Elbb39jNmT

— Times LIVE (@TimesLIVE)

Times LIVE

@TimesLIVE

By 95, I’ll be a bigger hero than Nelson Mandela: Kanye West http://t.co/Elbb39jNmT

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Tabatha Leggett is a senior writer for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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