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Kanye West's Most Outrageous Quotes from His Jimmy Kimmel Live Interview

Posted by on Oct. 10, 2013 at 1:35 PM
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BY RACHEL MCRADY, US Weekly

         

He's a genius! He's not a rapper, he's a "messenger"! Just when fans thought he couldn't get more outrageous, Kanye West appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, supposedly to end his public Twitter feud with the talk show host. 

Instead, what ensued was a 22-minute rant (commercials excluded) from the Grammy-winning rapper about life, fashion, and being a creative genius. Kimmel essentially gave the Yeezus singer the floor to say whatever he wanted, and the outspoken star did not disappoint. 

Here, Us Weekly rounds up some of West's most ridiculously obnoxious -- and memorable! -- statements:

1. On being misunderstood: "For me, I'm a creative genius. There's no other way to word it. I know you're not supposed to say that about yourself, and I say things the wrong way a lot of times, but my intention is always positive." 

2. On splurging: "I spent two of my checks in telemarketing when I was 18-years-old on my first pair of Gucci slippers, and this was before there was H&M and Zara. You couldn't just find cool stuff when you were growing up, and, for me, I care about cool stuff. It means something to me." 

3. On his occupation: "I wouldn't even say that I'm a rapper. I'd say I'm more of a messenger. So when you say 'rap beef' it sort of undermines it."

4. On his haters: "Everyone just looks at you like you're crazy and you don't crash the Internet." 

5. On the Hollywood Walk of Fame: "I want to shout out to the stars on the Walk of Fame because they said something about they're not going to put my girl on the Walk of Fame because she's a reality star. People are so so dated and not modern. There's no way Kim Kardashian shouldn't have a star on the Walk of Fame." 

6. On tweeting hate (in all caps!) to Jimmy Kimmel: "I just thought it was so amazing that I was saying this in real time in real life." 

7. On leather jogging pants: "Fashion isn't always practical. It's emotional. It's more about swag. It's about p**sy. It's more about club, ya know? It's more about style and stuff." 

8. On his pre-eminence in the fashion world: "Who do you know, who is known more for clothes than me?"

9. On the paparazzi: "The way paparazzi talk to me and my family is disrespectful. We bring something of joy to the world. When people hear my music, they have a good time. And I should be respected as such when I walk down the street.  Don't ask me a question about something you saw in the tabloids, don't try to antagonize me, because you know what, it's not safe for you in this zoo. Don't think that I'm not from Chicago for one second."

10. On his mission: "It's about truth. It's about life. It's about awesomeness."

Did you watch? If so, what did you think?

by on Oct. 10, 2013 at 1:35 PM
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msalice_21
by Bronze Member on Oct. 10, 2013 at 1:51 PM
Now why would kik and his need a star on the walk?? Kim is known for money and being easy. Her daughter is known foer her parents. There is no talent in that.
gmadiane
by on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:59 PM

I didnt see it

cbk_mom3
by Mendy on Oct. 10, 2013 at 4:11 PM

The male half of the king and queen of the attention whores in all his attention whore glory. So disgusting.

MommySally
by Silver Member on Oct. 10, 2013 at 4:27 PM
Worst interview ever
nerdymom28
by on Oct. 10, 2013 at 4:30 PM

 He is such a DOUCHE! I'm glad I didn't watch this, I would have rolled my eyes so hard they might have gotten stuck.

sara_7106
by Platinum Member on Oct. 10, 2013 at 4:33 PM
Blah
MamaMandee
by Mandee on Oct. 10, 2013 at 6:33 PM
I watched some of it. The best part was the song Josh Grobon (sp?) Sang. I will have to post it when Im not on my Nook.
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Josie_P
by on Oct. 10, 2013 at 7:37 PM

Ugh

jbyrd898
by Jessica on Oct. 10, 2013 at 8:42 PM

what a yahoo

monjerm01
by Monica on Oct. 10, 2013 at 9:43 PM
Don't like him.
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