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Kanye West Ranted About In-App Purchases On Twitter And It Was Awkward

Parental controls, Kanye. Parental controls.

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Kanye West on Friday took to Twitter to rant against childrens games that offer in-app purchases.

Fuck any game company that puts in-app purchases on kids games!!!

His tweets alluded to his daughter, North, apparently making some ~unauthorized~ purchases of her own.

That makes no sense!!! We give the iPad to our child and every 5 minutes there's a new purchase!!!

But Twitter was quick to make his observation a bit awkward, noting that his wife, Kim Kardashian, has her own lucrative game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, that offers in-app purchases, including some that cost nearly $40.

In fact, Kardashian has been forced to defend the in-app purchases in a 2014 television interview, during which she said it's up to parents to monitor and set their app controls.

"You just have to make sure that your parental controls are all set," the reality star told Today's Matt Lauer. "I think you just have to be responsible, and don't have your credit card linked to where your kid can just spend if they want to, or ask permission."

If a game is made for a 2 year old, just allow them to have fun and give the parents a break for Christ sake.

Business Insider reported Kardashian was on track to make $85 million in 2014 alone from the game.

Naturally, fans were quick to respond to West's comments, and offer some parental control advice of their own.

.@kanyewest Sigh. Some free advice. You can: (1) Turn off in-app purchasing ability. (2) Vet apps to ensure they don't have purchasing...

.@kanyewest kanye u have to turn on the parental controls

@kanyewest hey buddy you can turn off your in app purchase setting. Save a few dollars

@kanyewest you can turn off in app purchases in settings. Learned this when a 6 yr old racked up a $200 bill on some dumb game

It was not immediately clear if North was playing or making in-app purchases on her mother's game.

Christina Cocca is a curation editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.

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