Kanye West has spoken out relating to a joke final evening’s “Saturday Night Live” host Issa Rae made about his involvement within the presidential election.
In the sketch, Rae performed a lawyer for the NAACP being interviewed by discuss show host Kenan Thompson on “Your Voice Chicago.” When requested in regards to the upcoming election, Rae’s character responded that she could be “voting for everyone Black,” in reference to Rae’s viral second in the course of the 2017 Emmy Awards when she stated she was “rooting for everyone Black.”
But, when Thompson because the host talked about the presidential race “between Donald Trump, Joe Biden and Kanye West,” Rae’s character made her ideas about West’s candidacy clear, saying: “Kanye? F him!”
West responded to the joke on Twitter Sunday morning, writing: “I’ve all the time stated ‘SNL’ makes use of black individuals to maintain different black individuals again. My coronary heart goes out to Issa Rae. I’m praying for her and her household. I do know that the twenty years of service that I’ve paid within the leisure subject has furthered our capacity to be extra profitable.” Attached to West’s tweet was a screenshot of the outcomes that come up when one enters “Issa Rae” into Google.
Rae and “Saturday Night Live” didn’t instantly reply to Variety‘s request for remark.
West’s previous tweet was one by which he inspired his followers to “WRITE IN KANYE WEST” on their ballots for the upcoming presidential election. Though West didn’t make it onto many ballots, he’s listed because the vice presidential candidate on the California poll, with Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente because the presidential nominee for the American Independent Party.
Watch the total sketch under.