Kanye West Clarifies His Statement About Slavery Being ‘A Choice’ Read His Latest Tweets!

Kanye West can’t stay out of trouble…

As we reported, during his appearance on TMZ Live on Tuesday, the Famous rapper raised eyebrows when he made the following statement about slavery during a conversation about “free thought”:

“When you hear about slavery for 400 years. For 400 years?! That sounds like a choice.”

Not surprisingly, a TMZ staffer got offended, and the two had an intense face-to-face.

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Later that day, Kim Kardashian‘s husband went on Twitter to further elaborate on his controversial words. While he agrees slaves did not have “free will,” the musician believes they were “mentally enslaved” to have “stayed in that position.”

He wrote:

The 40-year-old then compares himself to historical legends like Harriet Tubman and Nat Turner, who made extraordinary efforts to help free enslaved individuals.

And yes, Ye believes what he is doing now is going to be in future history books.

Oh boy…

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