Kanye West and Nick Fuentes Meet Trump About 2024 Presidential Run

Simply whenever you thought Kanye West’s far-right heel flip couldn’t get any extra disturbing, the previous rap legend is now associating himself with white nationalist and Holocaust denier, Nick Fuentes. In reality, the 2 just lately traveled collectively to Mar-A-Lago to satisfy with Donald Trump.

The 24-year-old Fuentes has emerged as one of many main figures of the far-right motion for his incendiary views on ladies, Jewish folks, the LGBTQ+ group, and different minorities. Notably, he overtly praises Hitler, believes that the Holocaust was a hoax, and is against ladies’s proper to vote. He was additionally current for “Unite the Proper” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August 2017, and spoke at a “Cease the Steal” rally in Washington, DC on January sixth.

And now, he’s hobnobbing with Kanye West.

As West himself revealed in a brand new campaign-style video launched to Twitter on Thursday night, he and Fuentes just lately traveled to Mar-A-Lago, the place they pitched Donald Trump on being West’s operating mate for the 2024 presidential election. Within the video, he’s seen debriefing with Fuentes and marketing campaign staffer / fellow alt-right character, Milo Yiannopoulos. “I walked in with intelligence,” West recounts. “Trump was actually impressed with Nick Fuentes.”

Later within the video, West claims to have questioned Trump about why he didn’t free these impressed for his or her roles within the January sixth rebellion (for one, Trump wasn’t president when most of these people had been arrested). West additionally says he suggested Trump to work with conspiracy theorists like Roger Stone and Alex Jones for his 2024 marketing campaign.

Trump apparently turned down West’s provide to be his operating mate, resulting in a shouting match and Trump making an insult about West’s ex-wife, Kim Kardashian.

West beforehand ran for America’s highest political workplace in 2020, however his marketing campaign was most remembered for a weird rally during which he wore a bullet proof vest and broke down crying. Of the 12 states during which his identify appeared on the poll, West earned upwards of 60,000 whole votes (together with one from Tucker Carlson.)

Within the different marketing campaign movies launched on Thursday, West centered on the controversy stemming from his current antisemitic feedback and the following fallout.