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Elon Musk seems to be rethinking his endorsement of Kanye West

”We may have more differences of opinion than I anticipated.”

July 09, 2020
Elon Musk seems to be rethinking his endorsement of Kanye West Photo: Angela Weiss / Win McNamee / AFP / Getty Images.  

Kanye West may have just lost one of the biggest supporters in his quest for the Presidency. Tesla founder Elon Musk, who previously tweeted his "full support" of the rapper, is now rethinking his position following West's interview with Forbes where he revealed, among other things, a desire to run the White House like Wakanda.

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"We may have more differences of opinion than I anticipated," Musk said in a since-deleted tweet when asked about his continued support of West. In the same interview, West referred to Musk as one of two trusted advisors alongside his wife Kim, and shared plans to put him in charge of NASA if he won.

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West also referred to his possible future policies as "designs," says Planned Parenthood "[does] the Devil’s work," admitted he needed to do more research before having any tax policy, and shared that he had COVID-19 back in February but is distrustful of potential vaccines. "I’m extremely cautious. That’s the mark of the beast. They want to put chips inside of us," he explained.

Support or not, West has reportedly not submitted any of the required paperwork to actually run for President. Recently, it was also reported that Kanye received millions of dollars in federal loans meant for small businesses struggling in the wake of COVID-19.

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Elon Musk seems to be rethinking his endorsement of Kanye West