Philly Police Offer Kanye West a Job

And a debt-reduction plan
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 18, 2016 2:11 PM CST
Kanye West performs during the closing ceremonies of the Pan Am Games in Toronto.   (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

(Newser) – More good news for Kanye West: First, fans set up a website to raise money for him after he announced that he was $53 million in debt. And now the Philly police department is reaching out with a job offer: "We R hiring," reads the tweet. "Starting salary of $47,920; u could be debt-free by the year 3122!" The tweet is complete with a photo of West's head superimposed onto an actual city cop. The Hollywood Reporter notes that the same department tweeted in December that Star Wars spoilers should be a crime. (Leaked audio has surfaced of a not-happy West backstage at Saturday Night Live.)

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