Kanye West stages surreal White House meeting with Donald Trump

Kanye West stages surreal White House meeting with Donald Trump

The pre-lunch meeting was also attended by former USA football player Jim Brown and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner.

If you thought Kanye West would have air-tight security you couldn't be further from the truth.

"Topics of discussions will include manufacturing resurgence in America, prison reform, how to prevent gang violence, and what can be done to reduce violence in Chicago".

And he dropped an f-bomb in the process, saying that Trump may not have expected "a insane -- like Kanye West" to support him, according to AP reporter Jonathan Lemire.

West has been publicly supportive of Trump since the president was elected, tweeting a photo of himself sporting a "Make America Great Again" this April and lauding Trump during the closing moments of a "Saturday Night Live" appearance in September. "This hat gives me power in a way", the rapper and entertainer said.

Both Brown and West have been vocal supporters of the president.

Mr Trump joked: "We could get rid of Air Force One". "That's my favorite superhero".

West said the president was fearless for trying to tackle criminal justice issues.

President Donald Trump meets with rapper Kanye West and former football player Jim Brown in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Washington.

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A special tribute to Aretha Franklin is included, as is some early promotion for the upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody . Elsewhere, Swift was not the only major celebrity to perform, with both Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez taking to the stage.

West's mother and father separated when he was young, so he didn't have a lot of "male energy" in the home growing up, he said Thursday.

'You a** kissing and bootlicking on a whole new level and I refuse to associate myself with something so vile, weak, and inconsiderate to the effect this has on the greater good of ALL OUR PEOPLE! "We have to bring jobs into America because our best export is entertainment and ideas, but when we make everything in China and not in America, we're cheating on our country and we're putting people in positions to have to do illegal things to end up in the cheapest factory ever, the prison system".

Trump added that West could "speak for me any time he wants".

"I didn't mean to put you on the (spot), bro", Kanye told Trump, who said "I'm open to everything" about the subject.

T.I. claims West invited him to accompany him to the White House, but he declined the offer.

After West's lengthy soliloquy, Trump, who earlier described West as "a friend of mine for a long time" thanked him for his remarks.

"It was from the soul, I just channeled it", West said. "I just channelled it", the musician said.

West's wife, Kim Kardashian West, visited the White House in September to discuss prison sentencing reform with Trump.

West continued: "Let's stop worrying about the future, all we have is today".

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