Everyone was up in arms on Sunday when news broke alleging that Kanye told a kid in a wheelchair to "stand up" during one of his concerts.
And while we learned it didn't really go down like that, it still spawned a ton of reaction. Because Kanye.
Well, he's finally decided to address the incident and in true Kanye form: via a 10-minute rant during a subsequent show in Australia.
You can read the entire transcript, but here are the Sparknotes. In short, Kanye West finally might be tired of playing the villain.
Kanye challenges the media's selective focus.
"We've got Americans getting killed on TV, kids getting killed every weekend in Chicago, unarmed people getting killed by police officers. It makes you just want to reflect on what are the things that are a little bit more sensationalized than others."
Kanye wants you to know that he's now a "married, Christian man," and not to judge him based on news headlines.
'Ye says that people who've never heard a single album will "think that [he's] a bad person or somethin'" by just going off of negative press. "I'm not judging, I'm just going to tell you who I am," he begins to explain. "I'm a married, Christian man. So, if you take someone that can go from being a rock star across the globe and everything and make the decision to pick one woman and raise a family, anyone here that's married or that's in a relationship knows that there's enough things workin' against you."
Kanye thinks picking on him is starting to get old.
"Pick a new target. Pick a new target. Because I'm not one of these dumbass artists that you're used to. You come at me, I'm going to take my platform and break this shit down for real, intelligent people every night. And then, we'll get back to the music."