Kanye West refutes charges of “erratic” behaviour, blasts “fake news”

“Please never use the word erratic to describe a person who is economically and psychologically empowered.”

April 25, 2018
Kanye West refutes charges of “erratic” behaviour, blasts “fake news” President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West at Trump Tower in New York City. December 13, 2016.   Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Kanye West has spoken out on his decision to part ways with manager Scooter Braun. "I no longer have a manager. I can't be managed," he wrote on Twitter, before pushing back on TMZ's report claiming members of Kanye's circle believe the star has been "behaving erratically" in recent days.

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His latest tweetstorm confirmed one aspect of the initial reports – that Kanye wanted his management to work full time, which they declined. Yet Kanye also lashed out against "fake news" surrounding his clothing brand Yeezy, which he called "the 2nd fastest growing company in history" and "a unicorn on its way to becoming a decacorn."

The term "fake news" was popularized by President Donald Trump to target news reports he found unfavorable, and like the current President who he's said he loves, Kanye began targeting specific media outlets in his tweets:

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Kanye West refutes charges of “erratic” behaviour, blasts “fake news”