Kim Kardashian Says Kanye West Was Not Defending R. Kelly


Kim Kardashian is coming to her husband’s protection once again.

The actuality mogul has spoken out following controversial feedback Kanye West reportedly made about R. Kelly throughout his Sunday service on Jan. 13.

During the occasion, which streamed reside Kris Jenner’s Instagram, West gave his ideas on a number of points, together with Lifetime’s highly-rated “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary collection, the place quite a few ladies allege sexual abuse by the R&B singer.

“Everybody, they need the artwork from the artist, however anytime they do something erratic…they simply gonna pull up full documentaries on ’em,” mentioned West. “And then they gon’ include the Michael [Jackson] documentary.”

He continued, “We can take pleasure in all they music all we would like. I believed I wasn’t going to go there at present. If we’re gonna tear down artists, let’s go forward and take da Vincis out the Louvre whereas we at it. Let’s take down all of the artwork.”

In addition to “Surviving R. Kelly,” Kanye referenced the upcoming Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland. The movie, which is about to premiere at Sundance and later air on HBO, facilities on two males who allege that the pop star sexually abused them as kids.

After Kanye’s feedback went viral, many on social media known as for his cancelation. His spouse took to Twitter in his protection, claiming that he was talking from his personal expertise and was not referring to R. Kelly.

“I’m going to nip this within the bud proper now, tweeted Kim. “Kanye was talking about his personal expertise of everybody fast to say they’re cancelling him due to variations in opinion & not being good. The analogies have been in context to his personal experiences, not defending anybody else.”

She emphasised that he was not condoning Kelly’s conduct. “I wish to make it very clear, he isn’t condoning anybody’s actions or unacceptable disgusting conduct,” added Kim. “My husband’s phrases are being taken out of context attributable to timing.”

Kanye has collaborated with fellow Chicago native R. Kelly prior to now on “To the World” off 2012’s G.O.O.D. Music compilation Cruel Summer. He has additionally not been afraid to defend controversial figures together with Bill Cosby, 6ix9ine, and the late XXXTentacion.