Cutting ties. John Legend actually revealed how Kanye West’s vocal assistance for Donald Trump, and his subsequent mission for office in 2020, drove a wedge in their friendship.
“We aren’t mates whatever amount of we used to be,” Legend said during an appearance on The Ax Files web recording with CNN’s David Axelrod. “I really think since we uninhibitedly vary on his lobbying for office, his supporting Trump. I think it ended up being a ton for us to help our connection.”
West positioned eyebrows for his plain assistance of Trump during his debatable term as president – – which included openly shaking Trump’s specific MAGA cap and meeting with Trump in the Oval Office.
All of this disagreed with Legend, who – – close by his soul mate, Chrissy Teigen – – were among the most unpolished VIP intellectuals of Trump.
In any case, Legend said he acknowledges it was West’s run for president in 2020, and Legend’s refusal to help said run, that was the last nail in the last resting place for their drawn out family relationship.
“He was upset that I didn’t maintain his run for organization of the United States of America – – legitimately,” Legend got a handle on. “I was following in some admirable people’s footsteps in that, at this point, you know, he was disturbed about that. Besides, we really haven’t been close starting then and into the foreseeable future.”
Legend didn’t censure West, but rather figured out that he feels the Donda skilled worker is candid and true with his viewpoints, even in spite of pushback, and that he’s not someone who covers himself from the world – – for good and terrible.
“I accept he’s been very open with what his character is and his fights with profound wellbeing… he’s veritable, really. So I accept there’s very little about him that people don’t get,” Legend said. “He’s been truly candid with his points of view, his fights, all that he’s making due. Besides, I think what you see with him is basically what you get.”
Concerning talk with respect to his own conceivable political yearnings, Legend said he’s not enthused about lobbying for any sort of position, and would like to endeavor to help and advance changed where he can through generous endeavors and his music.
“I would prefer not to lobby for office. I definitely want to do it now, and I don’t envision myself expecting to do it later on,” Legend shared. “I feel like I’m prepared to have a significant impact through the work that I’m doing, and I like the way that I’m getting it going.”
Legend in like manner conceivable wont have a ton of energy for extra endeavors sooner rather than later as he and Teigen actually proclaimed they are expecting another kid. The craftsman and his significant other – – who at this point share 6-year-old young lady Luna and 4-year-old kid Miles – – announced the news on Wednesday.