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Kanye West is Spreading False Information About Black People and Abortion

Kanye West is Spreading False Information About Black People and Abortion

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Kanye West recently joined Nick Cannon’s podcast to clear the air.

Over the last few years, Kanye West has rarely strayed too far from the headlines. Recently, he joined Nick Cannon for the latest episode of Cannon’s Class. The two discussed Cannon’s anti-Semitic remarks, Kanye’s presidential campaign, and more. Stream the full interview below.

The two discussed the backlash they’ve faced in recent weeks, with Cannon pointing out that some people believe that the two of them been paid off by conservative forces.

“They called both of us coons,” Cannon said. “They’ve called us crazy…all of these names. I saw somebody I love dearly, Stephanie Mills said that you and I are paid slaves, playing with our toys and we need to take our toys and go home.”

 

 

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For whatever it’s worth, Kanye dispelled the rumors, saying that he’s unable to be bribed.

“People keep on saying, ‘I think that you and Republicans are in cahoots,” Kanye said. “Can’t nobody pay me! I got more money than Trump!”

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Cannon has recently said Kanye West has his vote for president. When asked by Lion’s Share News how he felt about Kanye’s campaign, Cannon simply replied “I love it!”

Most recently, Kanye’s team has focused on getting on ballots in the state of Arizona. As of now, the campaign has been knocked off ballots in Wisconsin, Illinois, Montana, Ohio and West Virginia. The Wisconsin Elections Committee voted to exclude him from the ballots since he failed to fill out required paperwork before the state’s August 5 deadline.

In the full interview, Kanye doubles down on his anti-abortion stance with inaccurate information regarding the rate of abortion in the Black community. West claimed that the CDC states abortion kills more Black people than HIV, homicide, diabetes, accidents, cancer, and heart disease–combined. West echoed Texas Republican Jason Isaac’s February 2018 comments of the same tenor, which PolitiFact debunked two years ago.

An official CDC table actually confirms that in 2015, heart disease killed the most Black residents. Heart disease was actually the leading cause of death for all Americans.

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