>> The rapper formerly known as Kanye West, again, making headlines, this time for officially shortening his name to ye. Also the title of his eighth album, and for a controversial appearance on Saturday Night Live. After a performance, the rapper and known Trump supporter remained on stage, donning a Make America Great Again hat, and delivered a pro-Trump speech.
Saying, So many times I talk to a white person and
, How could you like Trump, he's racist? Well, if I was concerned about racism I would've moved out of America a long time ago. Several cast members from the show, which had opened with a spoof of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, looked down awkwardly or shook their heads while he spoke.
Few audience members clapped, many booed, and some laughed. On Sunday, ye tweeted, had so much fun at SNL. Lorne agreed that I would host before the year is out. President Trump on Sunday took a swipe at the show presumably for its Kavanaugh opener, but added, Word is that Kanye West, who put on a MAGA hat after the show, was great.