The Word: Kanye West scream-tweets NSFW rant at Jimmy Kimmel

It's Kanye's world. We are just living in it.  Credit Getty Images
It’s Kanye’s world. We are just living in it. Credit Getty Images

Uh-oh, Kanye West is mad again. But this time the target of his wrath is more mystifying than usual: a Jimmy Kimmel sketch that doesn’t even skewer Kanye that hard.

Here’s the sketch, and I do agree with Kanye that it’s kind of lame — it’s just one of those “kids re-enact” things that have been beaten into the ground, in this case for Ye’s recent BBC interview. It’s not particularly mean though, right? It’s literally just a child saying his words. (Warning: Some of them aren’t safe for work.)

Kanye apparently disagrees.

https://twitter.com/kanyewest/statuses/383383748835676160

What’s the honest media he’s referring to? Kanye’s interview? His leather jogging pants?

https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/383383962984259584

Kanye’s about to get not safe for work, so stop scrolling if your boss is uptight, or is Kanye West.

https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/383384265880133633

That seems unfair to Sarah Silverman.

https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/383384326169055232

Do what you must, gentlemen, as long as Ben Affleck’s name remains unsullied.

https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/383387325994004480

OK, that probably makes it up to Sarah.

https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/383392530319941632

Heh.

https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/383395736026501120

HA. I don’t understand this but it’s amazing.

Kimmel responded last night on the show, claiming that this is not part of the bit and that Kanye’s rage is in profound earnest. Yeah, you know he’s mad when he busts out the Spongebob memes.


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