Celeb goss 6th June 2018 by Helen O'Neill
Kim Kardashian Says She ‘Screamed And Cried’ Over Kanye’s Slavery Comments
Kanye referred to slavery as a 'choice.'
Kim Kardashian revealed that she ‘screamed and cried’ after hearing husband Kanye West’s controversial comments on slavery.
The rapper said last month in a TMZ clip that he believed the enslavement of African Americans over centuries might have been a “choice”.
When you hear about slavery for 400 years… for 400 years? That sounds like a choice.
“Did I scream about it? Did I cry about it? Did I fight about it? Yeah,” Kim told ET in an interview at the CFDA Awards on Monday.
A song on Kanye’s new album Ye called Wouldn’t Leave talks about his marital row with Kim over the slavery issue: “My wife callin’, screamin’, say, ‘We ’bout to lose it all!’ / Had to calm her down ’cause she couldn’t breathe / Told her she could leave me now, but she wouldn’t leave.”
Kim went on to comment about the song: “That’s not stuff we put on social media – I’m not going to start tweeting what my thoughts are, but we have those moments and that was the one song that he didn’t really play for me until the last minute, so I heard that last minute and it meant a lot to me.”
“I really like that song,” she continued. “But yeah, we have different views sometimes, but that’s my husband, you know?”
Kim also confirmed that Kanye redid the album after his slavery comments to TMZ, adding that her husband isn’t the best at expressing his views.
He might say things that might get misinterpreted and people don’t see the context behind it, but I always know his heart, so I’m glad that [the album] was really well-received.
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