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Updated on Apr 27, 2020. Posted on Apr 25, 2020

Forbes Recognized Kanye West As A Billionaire And Then He Sent This Rude Text

Kanye, there's literally a pandemic right now.

Good morning, welcome to another edition of celebs doing the absolute most during an actual pandemic.


Rapper-turned-entrepreneur Kanye West was featured on the cover of Forbes last year.

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In last year's article, Forbes did not call Kanye a billionaire.

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“I showed them a $890 million receipt, and they still didn’t say ‘billionaire,’” Kanye said, shortly after the original article was released.

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Now that it's 2020, Forbes has recognized Kanye as a billionaire in its new story "Kanye West Is Now Officially A Billionaire (And He Really Wants The World To Know)."

They estimated his current net worth to be $1.3 billion, which is A LOT OF MONEY.

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Well, editor Zack O'Malley Greenburg shared the text Kanye sent the night before the story went live. It read, “It’s not a billion. It’s $3.3 billion, since no one at Forbes knows how to count.”

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Imagine looking at your phone to see you have a rude text from Kanye West.

I made this text to simulate the experience.

I just have one reaction. That's all, bye.


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