Kanye West Says He Had COVID-19, Takes Anti-Vaccine Stance
Previously month, we have heard Kanye West on two new songs and seen him donate $2 million to the households of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. We have additionally seen him announce (once more) a 2020 presidential candidacy bid, regardless of reportedly filing no actual paperwork.
However Kanye is Kanye, and along with his Travis Scott collaboration “Wash Us within the Blood” additionally got here the announcement of a brand new album, titled God’s Nation, apparently coming quickly. You already know what this implies: Kanye’s in album promo mode. And with that comes a freewheeling new characteristic in Forbes, out at present (July 8) that sees him, amongst different issues, come out as an anti-vaxxer.
“Once they say the best way we’ll repair [COVID-19] is with a vaccine, I am extraordinarily cautious,” West stated. “That is the mark of the beast. They wish to put chips within us, they wish to do all types of issues, to make it the place we won’t cross the gates of heaven. I am sorry after I say they, the people which have the Satan inside them.”
The Middle for Illness Management, nonetheless, likens vaccines to plugging up a ship that is sprung a leak: “Except we are able to ‘cease the leak’ (eradicate the illness), you will need to hold immunizing. Even when there are only some circumstances of illness at present, if we take away the safety given by vaccination, an increasing number of folks will change into contaminated and can unfold illness to others. Quickly we’ll undo the progress we’ve made over time.”
The subject of vaccines got here up within the Forbes dialog as a result of West claims he did, in truth, have COVID earlier this 12 months — “Chills, shaking within the mattress, taking scorching showers, movies telling me what I am imagined to do to recover from it” — and that when he heard Drake additionally might need had it, he thought, “Drake cannot be sicker than me!”
There are a number of different parts of the interview which have already grabbed loads of headlines and a focus. He stated that, regardless of saying he is operating for workplace (however, once more, taking no official steps to take action with the FEC), he is by no means voted in his life. He stated he is accomplished with President Trump, who he is lengthy supported and has met with within the Oval Workplace, and considers his newest interview to be him “taking the purple hat off.” He stated he’d run not as a Democrat or Republican, however below the “Birthday Get together,” with the steering of his pal Elon Musk, and that he’d run the White Home like Wakanda from Black Panther.
However West additionally stated that “Deliberate Parenthoods have been positioned inside cities by white supremacists to do the Satan’s work.” He stated that “God appoints the president. If I win in 2020 then it was God’s appointment.” He stated he would not have insurance policies in thoughts, however designs: “We have to innovate the design to have the ability to free the thoughts presently.”
As with most conversations involving West, it is rather a lot to dig into, and it is all out there to learn over at Forbes.
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