Trump-Kanye Bromance Appears to Be Done

Kanye has deleted his pro-Trump tweets
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 7, 2017 8:51 AM CST
In better days.   (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

(Newser) – Kanye West startled fans late last year by announcing his support for Donald Trump (even though he didn't vote in the election), even taking a meeting with the president-elect at Trump Tower in December. But the performer has apparently had a change of heart and erased all of his Twitter laudations for the commander in chief, TMZ reports. The site notes West was unhappy about the president's travel ban and other things he's done since he took office, though it's not clear what sources revealed this info. CNN wasn't able to get in touch with West's reps, either, but it says that a source had previously noted one of West's priorities is his hometown of Chicago—the city Trump said he may send the feds into if the "carnage" doesn't stop.

A trio of tweets from Dec. 13 are among the now-missing, with West relaying he met with Trump "to discuss multicultural issues," including "bullying" and "violence in Chicago." "I feel it is important to have a direct line of communication with our future President if we truly want change," he noted. He had also posted a signed pic of Trump's "Person of the Year" cover for Time. "To Kanye You are a great friend Thanks," the president-elect wrote, signing his name. West's Twitter account doesn't give much in the way of clues about the tweet purge: He's only posted a couple of times since the holidays, and they don't include anything about Trump. "Propaganda," however, a new song out by rapper King Myers and produced by West, voices its support for refugees and Muslims and calls for Trump's impeachment. (Read more Kanye West stories.)

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